Rep. Vaupel’s plan protecting the health of Michigan children has been signed into law

Measure gives parents more opportunities to choose health care coverage State Rep. Hank Vaupel’s plan that gives parents more opportunities to choose affordable health care coverage for their children has been signed into law. “Giving parents the accessibility to provide affordable health care coverage ensures their children’s health care needs are met,” said Vaupel, of…

Vaupel helps deliver guaranteed auto insurance savings to Michigan drivers

State Rep. Hank Vaupel, of Fowlerville, today joined colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims, and…

Rep. Hank Vaupel Weekly Column: May 20, 2019

Last week, the House of Representatives passed long-overdue reforms to fix Michigan’s broken car insurance system. This is a major issue I hear about from residents, and understandably so. Currently, we pay the highest premiums in the nation, harming our families and holding our state back. After much testimony and deliberation, the Legislature had the…

Rep. Hank Vaupel Weekly Column: May 13, 2019

I am happy to report two of my bills unanimously passed the House on Tuesday. House Bills 4304 and 4305 allow public health coverage by a parent to meet court ordered child support obligations. In paternity, custody, divorce, or support cases, a Michigan court may issue a child support order, and under current Michigan law,…

House approves Rep. Vaupel’s plan protecting Michigan children

Measure gives parents more opportunities to choose health care coverage The Michigan House this week unanimously approved a plan introduced by state Rep. Hank Vaupel to help children have access to affordable health care coverage. Vaupel’s plan allows parents involved in certain court proceedings to meet legal requirements by having their children enrolled in affordable…

Vaupel brings awareness to Tardive Dyskinesia

State Rep. Hank Vaupel, chair of the House Health Policy Committee, has introduced a measure declaring the first full week in May as Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week in the state of Michigan. Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) is a neurological disorder that causes repetitive, uncontrolled jerking movements in the face, neck and tongue. Certain antipsychotic medications can…

Rep. Hank Vaupel Weekly Column: May 6, 2019

It was an honor to present state tributes alongside state Rep. Ann Bollin to the Livingston County Veterans Council Veteran of the Year Ralph Sharp from American Legion Devereaux Post 141 in Howell and Auxiliary Member of the Year Geneva Fredenberg from VFW Post 4357 in Brighton.  Both are hard-working patriots who have served their…