Rep. Rendon votes for plan to cut taxes for Michigan residents

Bills continuing, increasing personal exemptions head to governor State Rep. Daire Rendon today voted to support legislation providing broad income tax relief to Michigan families. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “A top priority for tax relief…

Rep. VanderWall bill updating ice shanty rules signed into law

The rules regulating ice shanties placed on Michigan waterways are now more flexible after legislation introduced by state Rep. Curt VanderWall was signed into law today. House Bill 4787, now Public Act 25 of 2018, allows the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to adjust ice shanty removal dates each year based on weather conditions. “Without…

Rep. Sheppard votes for tax relief in wake of federal changes

Michigan House approves bills continuing, increasing personal exemptions State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today supported advancing bills which provide broad income tax relief to Michigan families. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “The changes we voted…

New bills protect people who must defend themselves

Legislation simplifies legal requirements for use and defense of using force State Reps. Jeff Noble and Lana Theis today introduced bills to strengthen and simplify immunity for people defending themselves and loved ones in Michigan. “Every day in Michigan we have someone doing everything reasonable to defend themselves, yet they can face civil or criminal…

Rep. Kahle: Vital tax relief plan needed for Michigan residents

Michigan House approves bills increasing personal exemptions State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian today voted to provide income tax relief for all Michigan residents, particularly senior citizens. The bills increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “This plan will allow Lenawee County…

Rep. Noble: Plan to cut taxes for Michigan residents advances

A plan to cut taxes for Michigan families – an effort state Rep. Jeff Noble of Northville helps lead – has advanced through the state Legislature. The state House today approved bills to continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall….

Representative García votes for tax relief in face of changes at federal level

Michigan House approves bills continuing, increasing personal exemptions State Rep. Daniela R. García of Holland today supported advancing bills which provide broad income tax relief to Michigan families and those in Ottawa County. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of…

Rep. Hauck: Plan to cut taxes for Michigan residents approved by House

The state House today approved bills providing broad income tax relief to Michigan families, including proposals supported by Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “This is a win for Michigan families…

Rep. Webber supports money saving measures for Michigan families

Bills provide tax relief, end driver responsibility fees State Rep. Michael Webber today supported two measures that will allow Michigan families to keep more money in their pockets. The first measure would end driver responsibility fees effective Oct. 1 and forgive outstanding debt associated with the fees. Webber said the fees, which were enacted by…

Rep. Calley bill addresses status of county auditors within election law

A bill introduced by state Rep. Julie Calley of Portland cleaning up Michigan election law by eliminating references to a local office no longer being utilized was advanced today in a unanimous vote by the Michigan House. There are currently no elected boards of county auditors in the state of Michigan. The last remaining board,…

Rep. Lucido to host Utica Community Schools Legislative town hall

State Rep. Pete Lucido of Shelby Township will be holding a town hall to discuss issues related to the current financial state of Utica Community Schools this March. “I am looking forward to this town hall event,” Rep. Lucido said. “It provides an opportunity for open discussion.  This is an important topic of conversation in…

Rep. Cole, East Jordan man testify before House Judiciary Committee

Bill allows motor carrier officers to continue carrying concealed pistols in retirement State Rep. Triston Cole and East Jordan resident Steve Kost testified this week before the House Judiciary Committee in support of legislation allowing retired motor carrier officers to carry concealed pistols into areas where firearms are restricted. Most retired law enforcement and corrections…