Rep. Yaroch to host tele-town hall update

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch invites residents to join him for a tele-town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 19 at 6 p.m. to discuss the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming changes to the state’s car insurance system, and any other issues of concern. “Though the coronavirus pandemic has interfered with my normal listening tour,…

Rep. Lilly: The people of Michigan deserve to have their voices heard

State Rep. Jim Lilly, of Park Township, issued the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed against the governor to restore representative democracy in Michigan: “My heart breaks for the families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. I’m also concerned for the more than 1 million Michigan residents who have lost their jobs and the…

Chair Wentworth announces updated car insurance website

Platform includes a how-to guide for drivers to receive savings July 1 State Rep. Jason Wentworth, chair of the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates, today announced the committee’s website, www.ReduceMiRatesNow.com, has been updated to better prepare drivers for the upcoming changes to the state’s no-fault system. The website will serve as a…

Hornberger calls on governor to increase transparency, provide necessary data to people of Michigan

Legislature rejects emergency extension without reasonable, scientific justification State Rep. Pamela Hornberger has introduced a House resolution rejecting the governor’s state of emergency extension as she has not made available necessary scientific public health data to the Legislature and the people of Michigan justifying her extension. Under current law, Michigan’s governor may declare a state…

Rep. Howell disagrees with Governor’s regional plan, does not support extension

There’s more to Michigan than Detroit, different tactics needed State Representative Gary Howell (R-Deerfield Twp.) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives on Thursday in voting to restore representative democracy and end the Governor’s unilateral control over the state’s coronavirus response. The recent actions in the Legislature are intended to return Michigan to a…

Rep. Hall: Contact tracing contract continues to raise concerns

State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, today issued the following statement after receiving a document regarding a canceled state contract for managing data related to Michigan’s COVID-19 contact tracing project. The entity which had been awarded the state contract was found to be an arm of a Democratic campaign data management platform: “The governor’s account…

Rep. Hernandez asks special legislative committee to investigate COVID-19 contracts awarded to Democratic campaign operatives

Rep. Shane Hernandez today requested that a special legislative committee help ‘get to the truth’ of the Whitmer administration’s awarding of COVID-19 contracts to Democratic campaign operatives. Hernandez, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, referred documentation he gathered in the case to the new Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hernandez said he has…