House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid Chair Tim Kelly says Michigan’s public schools will resume classes in a few weeks with record funding and new dollars for early literacy programs and at-risk students.
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4014, which would provide a state tax credit equal to the amount of the school activity fees paid for a taxpayer’s dependent. The legislation is pending in the House Tax Policy Committee.
Rep. Whiteford, who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee for the Department of Environmental Quality, says state government must continue to proactively identify and clean up PFAS contamination in Michigan.
Rep. Allor, whose district includes the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base near Oscoda, talks about PFAS contamination in Michigan, and the $23 million already appropriated by the state to locate contamination, identify sources and oversee remediation.