Rep. Noble joins colleagues announcing top priorities

State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth today welcomed the 2017-18 House Republican Action Plan for its emphasis on skilled-trades training, lowering taxes and helping the mentally ill. The wide-ranging plan lists top priorities over the next two years to help continue Michigan’s economic growth and improve the quality of life for residents across the state….

Rep. Marino details top priorities in Republican Action Plan

State Rep. Steve Marino today said efforts helping military members and veterans, law enforcement and the state’s infrastructure are among his top priorities during this session of the Michigan Legislature. Marino, of Harrison Township, joined colleagues announcing the 2017-18 House Republican Action Plan. The wide-ranging plan lists top priorities over the next two years to…

Frederick: House’s new action plan moves Michigan in right direction

Representative pleased to see increased focus on skilled-trades training State Rep. Ben Frederick, of Owosso, joined his colleagues today for a press conference outlining key principles and priorities that will guide the House over the next two years. Frederick, who served on the Policy Development Workgroup, said he’s pleased with the overall direction of the…

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Maturen, colleagues reveal priorities for 2017-18

Action Plan calls for increased focus on career and technical education State Rep. David Maturen, of Vicksburg, joined his colleagues today for a press conference outlining key principles and priorities that will guide the House during the current legislative session. Maturen said he’s pleased skilled trades training will remain a key focus during the next…

Rep. Howrylak commends focus on transparency, mental health, economy

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, is pleased that government accountability, mental health services and the Michigan economy will be top priorities in the House during the 2017-2018 session. “Citizens deserve greater transparency at all levels of government,” Howrylak said. “Similarly, we must find targeted ways to improve mental health services and strengthen our economy…

Rep. Canfield joins colleagues announcing 2017-18 priorities

State Rep. Edward Canfield, D.O., of Sebewaing joined colleagues at the Capitol today to unveil the House Republican Action Plan for the 2017-18 legislative session. The wide-ranging plan maps top priorities over the next two years including making government more transparent, reducing auto insurance rates, putting more money into classrooms to benefit students, fixing roads…

Rep. Bizon says education, health care among priorities

State Rep. Dr. John Bizon of Battle Creek emphasized education and health care as highlights of the 2017-18 House Republican Action Plan released today. The wide-ranging plan lists top priorities over the next two years to help continue Michigan’s economic growth and improve the quality of life for residents across the state. Michigan is making…

Rep. Cole joins lawmakers in unveiling plan to move Michigan forward

State Rep. Triston Cole, of Mancelona, joined fellow lawmakers today at the Capitol to unveil the 2017-2018 House Republican Action Plan, which is the guiding document for the upcoming legislative session. “There are many things to consider as we continue to make Michigan great again and this Action Plan serves not as checklist, but rather…

Rep. Runestad joins colleagues in unveiling plan to move Michigan forward

State Rep. Jim Runestad of White Lake joined colleagues today at the Capitol to unveil the 2017-2018 House Republican Action Plan, which is the guiding document for the upcoming legislative session. “Our society is only as strong as our most vulnerable population and the House Republican Action Plan outlines the need to place people above…

Rep. Hughes’ bill would allow vehicles to idle in driveways

State Rep. Holly Hughes of Montague has submitted legislation to allow state residents to have an unattended vehicle idling in a private driveway without being issued a citation. Hughes emphasized that having a vehicle “warm up” is a common practice. “We have to take into account that we live in Michigan and it is cold…

Hauck: House Republican Action Plan addresses priorities

Plan calls for stronger vocational, technical education programs State Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township, joined his colleagues today for a press conference outlining key principles and priorities that will guide the House during the current legislative session. Hauck said he’s pleased that education will remain a key focus during the next two years. “Michigan…

Sheppard holds first meeting as chair of Financial Services Committee

State Rep. Jason Sheppard on Wednesday presided over his first meeting as chair of the House Financial Services Committee. The meeting included presentations by the Michigan Bankers Association and the Michigan Credit Union League and Affiliates. “I greatly appreciate the information that was shared with me and my fellow committee members today,” said Sheppard, of…