Rep. Iden says Michigan’s improving economy means more money for rebuilding and repairing the state’s roads and bridges, and points to his own district in Kalamazoo County as an example as a community benefiting from upgraded streets and highways.
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 6300, which clarifies state law on providing blue handicapped parking placards for disabled veterans. The LaFave plan would allow 100%-disabled veterans to apply for a permit simply by submitting their military documentation.
Rep. Vaupel talks about his HBs 6203 and 6204, that add health care professionals and medical volunteers to a group that already includes police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel mandating enhanced penalties if they are subjected to an assault. Rep. Vaupel reports that assaults on health care workers are on the increase nationally. The bills…
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 6296, which waives county dog licensing fees for service dogs in Michigan. The measure is currently pending in the House Local Government Committee.