#TBT: House Republicans have created a smaller, more accountable government

Welcome to this week’s edition of #ThrowbackThursday! Over the next few weeks and months we are going to dedicate our Thursdays to looking back on the work House Republicans have done in the past four years. The Republican-led House is fighting to keep Michigan moving forward, and we believe that the best way to do…

Building solutions, but our work isn’t done

House Republicans have made it a priority to create a brighter future in our state, and even though we haven’t accomplished everything on our checklist, we are still working to ensure a better Michigan for everyone. Over the past few months, we have been working to find solutions to problems facing Michigan’s hardworking women and men….

#TBT: Cutting red tape to make room for economic growth

Let’s rewind to three years ago when our administrative rule books were bursting at the seams, stifling our economy and making it hard to do business here in Michigan. Republican leadership saw that Michigan’s comeback was coming but not quickly enough. That’s why Republican leadership began working with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory…

We must do more than just say ‘thank you’

On behalf of Michigan House Republicans, we’d like to thank all Michigan veterans for sacrificing so much for our state and country.  As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, it’s important for everyone to honor those who gave their lives serving our country in the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Army, Coast Guard,…

#FF: House Republicans take a common-sense approach to administrative regulations

Welcome to this week’s #FollowFriday, where we will be highlighting some of the common-sense changes the Republican-led House is making to Michigan’s administrative rules and regulations! In 2011, Republican leadership worked with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to modernize and update the state’s administrative laws. The goal was to strike a balance…

#FF: A salute to Michigan’s veterans

Rep. Nancy Jenkins is the sponsor of House Bill 5529, part of a legislative package to better connect Michigan veterans with their benefits Welcome to the newest edition of #FollowFriday! Earlier this month, House Bills 5529-5535 were introduced. The purpose of the seven-bill package was two-fold — to inform veterans about their benefits and to…

Spotlighting our veterans during Military Appreciation Month

State Rep. Jim Stamas recently sent the Michigan state flag to the servicemen and women of the National Guard’s 1460th Transportation Company. The 1460th Transportation Company is based out of Midland but is currently deployed in Afghanistan.  May is Military Appreciation Month, recognizing those on active duty in all branches of the service, appreciating the…

#TBT: Turning our economy around one MILE at a time

Michigan has a history of innovations and firsts.  During the early 19th century, Detroit quickly became a hub for innovation, commerce and manufacturing because of its easy access to riverways and rail lines. Michigan’s growth continued throughout the 20th century with the growth of automobile manufacturing in Detroit and lumbering and furniture manufacturing in Grand Rapids. …