Rate relief for U.P. drivers has arrived

By state Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain After nearly 50 years of being forced to pay what became the highest car insurance rates in the nation, rate relief Michigan drivers have long asked for and deserve has finally arrived. Earlier this month, our state said goodbye to its much-maligned no-fault system by gutting and…

Rep. LaFave, Legislature approve plan to protect funding for schools, local governments

State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, recently joined his colleagues in the Michigan Legislature in approving a bipartisan budget plan protecting schools and local governments in the current fiscal year – despite unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 and the resulting economic slowdown. The agreement uses a mix of savings and already available federal COVID-19…

Michigan lawmaker: It’s time to hold China accountable for COVID-19 pandemic

An Upper Peninsula Republican legislator today introduced a bipartisan plan to hold the communist Chinese government responsible for the pandemic they knowingly unleashed upon the state of Michigan, United States and world. House Bill 6025, introduced by Rep. Beau LaFave, directs the Michigan Department of Treasury to determine the fiscal impact of the pandemic and…

Rep. LaFave: Governor once again forgets about disabled community with new EO

State Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain today issued the following statement after the governor issued an executive order requiring any business that is open to the public to refuse entry or service to people not wearing a face covering: “The governor completely forgot about the disabled community when drafting her latest executive order. “If…

Rep. LaFave: The wait is over; rate relief for U.P. drivers has arrived

Rollout of state’s new no-fault law a major milestone After nearly 50 years of being forced to purchase what became the most expensive car insurance in the nation, Michigan drivers will finally begin to see the benefits of the state’s car insurance reforms as the new law officially takes effect, Rep. Beau LaFave announced today….

Rep. LaFave says governor’s administration shut down UP State Fair

State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of State Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for trampling on a time-honored Upper Peninsula tradition. The UP State Fair, held outside in Escanaba every August, was cancelled on Tuesday. According to LaFave, LARA threatened to revoke Escanaba-based Skerbeck Carnival’s license…

LaFave announces plan for U.P. schools to safely resume in the fall

$1.3 billion plan implements robust distance learning, safety measures State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today announced his support for a sensible and flexible plan helping to keep Michigan students safe as learning resumes in the fall. The House-Senate plan, announced Tuesday during a Capitol press conference, requires local school districts and health departments…

Rep. LaFave honors law enforcement with Police Week resolution

The Michigan House today honored the brave men and women in law enforcement by approving state Rep. Beau LaFave’s resolution declaring May 10-16, 2020, as Police Week in the state of Michigan. Dedicating a week to honor the significant contributions made by members of law enforcement has been a cherished tradition dating back to 1962,…