Rep. Sheppard joins committee helping shape Michigan’s state government budget

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance will serve on an influential Michigan House committee that plays a vital role in developing the state government budget. Sheppard was recently appointed to the House Appropriations Committee by Speaker Lee Chatfield. Sheppard’s first meeting with the committee is expected soon. “The state budget affects the lives of Monroe…

Rep. Whiteford announces seminar to help fight identity theft

State Rep. Mary Whiteford has scheduled a consumer education seminar in partnership with the Michigan Attorney General’s office to educate residents on identity theft. The forum will provide an opportunity to learn about the signs of identity theft, how to protect personal information such as Social Security and credit card numbers, and what to do…

Rep. Hoitenga: Increased public safety measures shouldn’t equate to red tape for job providers

Advancing legislation addresses use of multiline telephone systems A proposal from state Rep. Michele Hoitenga removing burdensome regulation for job providers was recently approved in a Michigan House vote. House Bill 4249 deals with multiline telephone systems and eases previous upgrades required made by the Michigan Public Service Commission. The systems consist of multiple telephone…

Rep. Miller plan cuts red tape, frees up funds for community improvement projects

A proposal from state Rep. Aaron Miller allowing local recreational authority boards to spend more of their budgets on improving Michigan communities was recently approved by the House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee. House Bill 4408 changes audit requirements from annual to once every two years for authority boards that do not levy taxes….

Rep. Lightner announces local office hours

State Rep. Sarah Lightner has scheduled her June district office hours to meet with local residents of the 65th District. “To effectively lead in Lansing, I believe in actively listening to you,” Rep. Lightner said. “I want to hear your thoughts and concerns so I can better represent you in the Legislature. I always look…

Rep. Bollin votes to reform car insurance and deliver guaranteed savings to Michigan drivers

State Rep. Ann Bollin joined House colleagues today approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant car insurance rate relief for drivers across Michigan. The House voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, sets reasonable fee schedules and fights fraud and abuse. This bipartisan solution is…

Whiteford on board to reform car insurance, deliver guaranteed savings to Michigan drivers

House approves long-overdue bipartisan no-fault solution  State Rep. Mary Whiteford today joined colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for…

Vaupel helps deliver guaranteed auto insurance savings to Michigan drivers

State Rep. Hank Vaupel, of Fowlerville, today joined colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims, and…

Hornberger supports guaranteed auto insurance savings for Michigan drivers

House approves long-overdue bipartisan no-fault solution State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today joined colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for…

Rep. Eisen votes to reform broken car insurance system

House approves bipartisan no-fault solution State Rep. Gary Eisen today approved a bipartisan plan to deliver significant car insurance rate relief for drivers across Michigan. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims,…

Rep. Crawford votes to give Oakland County drivers historic rate relief on car insurance

Legislator approves bipartisan no-fault solution State Rep. Kathy Crawford today approved a bipartisan plan to deliver significant car insurance rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident…

Rep. O’Malley votes to reduce car insurance rates for Northern Michigan drivers

State Rep. Jack O’Malley today approved a bipartisan plan to deliver significant car insurance rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims, and combating fraudulent claims…