Rep. Cole votes for plan to end budget impasse, reverse governor’s cuts

State Rep. Triston Cole today voted to reverse the governor’s cuts to initiatives reinstating help to the state’s most vulnerable residents and important state-funded programs – ending a budget impasse. Majority Floor Leader Cole, of Mancelona, made the motion on the House floor for the vote to restore funding to local governments, public safety, education,…

Rep. Calley: Plan finalized to end budget impasse, reverse governor’s cuts

State Rep. Julie Calley today voted to reverse the governor’s cuts to initiatives helping the state’s most vulnerable residents – ending a budget impasse. Calley, of Portland, joined the Legislature in restoring funding to public safety, education, veterans’ services and several other programs. A measure sponsored by Calley – restoring more than $1 million for…

Rep. Afendoulis issues statement on Wolverine’s PFAS settlement

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township today issued the following statement after Wolverine Worldwide announced an agreement to address PFAS contamination in Plainfield and Algoma townships: “From the beginning, I have said the most important thing is to get clean water to the people; it is a basic human need and right. This…

Rep. Frederick: Plan finalized to end budget impasse, reverse governor’s cuts

State Rep. Ben Frederick today voted to reverse the governor’s cuts to initiatives helping the state’s most vulnerable residents – ending a budget impasse. Frederick, of Owosso, joined the Legislature in restoring funding to public safety, education, veterans’ services and several other programs. Two measures sponsored by Frederick – restoring $100,000 for the Autism Train…

LaFave: Governor’s budget cuts to be reversed, unilateral power restricted

State Rep. Beau LaFave and the Michigan House today finished voting to reverse the governor’s politically motivated budget cuts to various local government initiatives, such as public safety, veterans services and other vital programs – ending a budget stalemate. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer cut nearly $1.6 billion in Legislature-approved funding. The House votes today advance the…