Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland; audio on fire safety legislation

Rep. Glenn talks about his HB 4400, which requires the Michigan Construction Code Commission to include among its 17 members a certified fire protection specialist or a fire inspector.   The legislation, which was brought to Rep. Glenn by Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin, was approved in the House last session but not taken up…

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland; audio on wind energy and local control

Rep. Glenn, the Chair of the House Energy Committee, says he sees the construction of additional wind power facilities as being a matter for local control instead of state mandates, adding that more needs to be done to make sure decision makers at the local level are not benefitting financially from leases involving wind power….

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland; audio on new penalties for mass picketing

Rep. Glenn talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 4636, which modifies penalties for mass picketing in Michigan.  The measure allows an affected entity to file an injunction against mass picketers, who in turn would be subject to fines of $1000 for each subsequent violation following an injunction.