Rep. Vaupel, who chairs the House’s bi-partisan mental health task force, talks about the first meeting of the panel next Monday in Howell, saying the panel will focus on community treatment, mental health from a law enforcement and veterans perspective and its role in overall health care.
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4209, now Public Act 51 of 2017, that increases juror pay in Michigan by $5 per day, the first increase since 2003, while boosting mileage reimbursement for jurors. The plan also allows for the statewide use of juror management software. Representative Lucido says additional pay for jurors after almost…
Rep. Shane Hernandez, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Michigan Department of Transportation, talks about how the budget in place for Michigan’s 2018 road construction season focuses on efficiency, both for the Department and for the way it builds Michigan’s roads.
Rep. Hernandez, who chairs the House budget committee overseeing the Michigan Department of Transportation, says the state’s 2018 construction season will benefit from better and more efficient road building and a move to direct more MDOT dollars to pavement.