House GOP unveils its priorities for 2013-14 session

Kesto looks for improvements in mental health care State Rep. Klint Kesto today participated in a Capitol news conference unveiling an action plan of policy goals and objectives for the current legislative session designed to encourage a healthy economy and improve quality of life in Michigan. Kesto, R-Commerce Township, said he will focus on improving…

Measures aim to increase rural health care options

Two bills in the Michigan House would improve people’s access to primary care by increasing the number of doctors and nurses able and willing to serve rural areas. State Rep. Joel Johnson said the first measure will provide education loan repayments for primary health care providers who work in underserved regions of the state. The…

McCready helps unveil House GOP plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

State Rep. Mike McCready today helped unveil the House Republican Action Plan for the 2013-2014 legislative session during a Capitol news conference. McCready and his colleagues announced priorities that focus on additional job growth, reforming government and improving the quality of life for all Michigan residents. “While our economic turnaround has begun, the effects of…

House Republicans unveil dynamic plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

Michigan House Republicans today unveiled their priorities for the upcoming legislative session to help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for all Michigan residents. State Rep. Earl Poleski participated in the Capitol news conference to outline the GOP’s top priorities as the 2013-14 legislative session gets underway.  Republicans want…

Bumstead ready to continue making Michigan’s economy healthier

Michigan House Republicans today unveiled their priorities for the upcoming legislative session, which will act as a roadmap for Michigan’s continued recovery. State Rep. Jon Bumstead participated in the Capitol news conference, where House Republicans announced priorities that will reform state government, encourage additional job growth and improve the quality of life for Michigan’s hard-working…

Graves helps unveil House GOP plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

State Rep. Joseph Graves today helped unveil the House Republican Action Plan for the 2013-2014 legislative session during a Capitol news conference. Graves and his colleagues announced priorities that focus on additional job growth, reforming government and improving the quality of life for all Michigan residents. As a veteran and member of the House Committee…

Heise announces key legislative priorities

State Rep. Kurt Heise participated in a Capitol news conference to unveil House Republican priorities for the upcoming legislative session to help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for all Michigan residents. Jobs and the economy will continue to play a major role in policy discussions during the 2013-14…

House lawmakers unveil dynamic plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

State Rep. Dan Lauwers today participated in a Capitol news conference to unveil key priorities for the upcoming legislative session that will help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for all Michigan residents. House Republican lawmakers outlined their top priorities as the 2013-14 legislative session gets underway.  The lawmakers…

Genetski urges local jail tax exemption

Taxpayers wouldn’t have to pay the state sales tax on building materials for jails under legislation Rep. Bob Genetski continues to work on in the Michigan House. The lawmaker sponsored House Bill 4145 to amend the General Sales Tax Act to exempt the state’s 6-percent collection against purchases for constructing, altering, repairing or improving a…

Glardon introduces legislation to help disabled veterans with property taxes

Disabled veterans in Michigan would be exempt from paying property taxes on their principal residence under legislation unveiled today by Rep. Ben Glardon. House Bill 4110, introduced by Glardon, allows all disabled veterans or surviving spouses to be fully exempt from property taxes on their principal residences. “Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our…

House GOP unveils list of priorities for 2013-14 session

Forlini wants increased role for Macomb Community College State Rep. Anthony Forlini today participated in a Capitol news conference unveiling  an action plan of policy goals and objectives for the current legislative session designed to encourage a healthy economy and improve quality of life in Michigan. Forlini, R-Harrison Township, said he hopes to promote Macomb…

MacMaster contacts governor on harbor concerns

Gov. Rick Snyder’s recognition on the importance of boat harbors to Michigan tourism and local communities last week was good news to state Rep. Greg MacMaster, who has been working to secure dredging funds for the past two years. The Kewadin lawmaker followed up this week by sending a letter to the governor offering to…

Glardon introduces legislation to help disabled veterans with property taxes

Disabled veterans in Michigan would be exempt from paying property taxes on their principal residence under legislation unveiled today by Rep. Ben Glardon. House Bill 4110, introduced by Glardon, allows all disabled veterans or surviving spouses to be fully exempt from property taxes on their principal residences. “Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our…

House lawmakers unveil dynamic plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

State Rep. Tim Kelly today participated in a Capitol news conference to unveil key priorities for the upcoming legislative session that will help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for Michigan residents. House Republican lawmakers outlined their top priorities as the 2013-14 legislative session gets underway.  Kelly said he…

House GOP unveils its priorities for 2013-14 session

Lori seeks improvement in mental health care State Rep. Matt Lori today took part in a Capitol news conference unveiling  an action plan of policy goals and objectives for the current legislative session designed to encourage a healthy economy and improve quality of life in Michigan. Lori, R-Constantine, said his focus will be on improving…