House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about how his committee is working on a number of bipartisan bills designed to reform road construction in Michigan and place greater emphasis on repairing and rebuilding Michigan roads.
Rep. Lynn Afendoulis talks about House passage Wednesday of her bipartisan plan bringing sales tax fairness to Michigan retailers. The legislation, which codifies a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, will erase a built-in competitive disadvantage for Michigan small businesses, while helping to stop a situation that also cuts into funding for schools and other essential public…
House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Graham Filler talks about final House passage Wednesday of bipartisan legislation to end the policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Rep. Filler says raising the age is front-end justice reform that will cut down on recidivism and save taxpayer dollars, while keeping…
Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on court injunction to temporarily block Gov. Whitmer’s flavored nicotine ban
Rep. LaFave talks about Tuesday’s ruling in the Michigan Court of Claims to grant Marc Slis’, the owner of 906 Vapor in Houghton, motion to temporarily block Gov. Whitmer’s flavored nicotine ban. Rep. LaFave has already introduced House Bill 4996, which would eliminate the governor’s ability to ban e-cigarettes without consent of the Legislature.