Genetski urges local jail tax exemption

Taxpayers wouldn’t have to pay the state sales tax on building materials for jails under legislation Rep. Bob Genetski continues to work on in the Michigan House. The lawmaker sponsored House Bill 4145 to amend the General Sales Tax Act to exempt the state’s 6-percent collection against purchases for constructing, altering, repairing or improving a…

Glardon introduces legislation to help disabled veterans with property taxes

Disabled veterans in Michigan would be exempt from paying property taxes on their principal residence under legislation unveiled today by Rep. Ben Glardon. House Bill 4110, introduced by Glardon, allows all disabled veterans or surviving spouses to be fully exempt from property taxes on their principal residences. “Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our…

House GOP unveils list of priorities for 2013-14 session

Forlini wants increased role for Macomb Community College State Rep. Anthony Forlini today participated in a Capitol news conference unveiling  an action plan of policy goals and objectives for the current legislative session designed to encourage a healthy economy and improve quality of life in Michigan. Forlini, R-Harrison Township, said he hopes to promote Macomb…

MacMaster contacts governor on harbor concerns

Gov. Rick Snyder’s recognition on the importance of boat harbors to Michigan tourism and local communities last week was good news to state Rep. Greg MacMaster, who has been working to secure dredging funds for the past two years. The Kewadin lawmaker followed up this week by sending a letter to the governor offering to…

Glardon introduces legislation to help disabled veterans with property taxes

Disabled veterans in Michigan would be exempt from paying property taxes on their principal residence under legislation unveiled today by Rep. Ben Glardon. House Bill 4110, introduced by Glardon, allows all disabled veterans or surviving spouses to be fully exempt from property taxes on their principal residences. “Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our…

House lawmakers unveil dynamic plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

State Rep. Tim Kelly today participated in a Capitol news conference to unveil key priorities for the upcoming legislative session that will help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for Michigan residents. House Republican lawmakers outlined their top priorities as the 2013-14 legislative session gets underway.  Kelly said he…

House GOP unveils its priorities for 2013-14 session

Lori seeks improvement in mental health care State Rep. Matt Lori today took part in a Capitol news conference unveiling  an action plan of policy goals and objectives for the current legislative session designed to encourage a healthy economy and improve quality of life in Michigan. Lori, R-Constantine, said his focus will be on improving…

House lawmakers unveil dynamic plan to encourage job growth, improve quality of life

State Rep. Tim Kelly today participated in a Capitol news conference to unveil key priorities for the upcoming legislative session that will help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for Michigan residents. House Republican lawmakers outlined their top priorities as the 2013-14 legislative session gets underway.  Kelly said he…

House Republicans announce blueprint for keeping Michigan on right track

Michigan House Republicans today unveiled priorities for the 2013-2014 legislative session, which will act as a roadmap for Michigan’s continued recovery. State Rep. Roger Victory participated in the Capitol news conference where House Republicans announced priorities that will reform state government, encourage additional job growth and improve the quality of life for Michigan’s hard-working taxpayers….

House Republicans unveil priorities for 2013-14 session

Pagel ready to help enhance state’s economic competitiveness State Rep. Dave Pagel took part in a Capitol news conference today that unveiled the House Republican’s action plan for the upcoming legislative session. The action plan includes policy goals and objectives and is designed to encourage a healthy economy and improve the quality of life in…

Action Plan

State Rep. Kevin Cotter speaks during House Republicans 2013 press conference announcing the caucus’ Action Plan. Cotter led the committee that created the plan.