Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland; audio on Energy Policy Committee hearings on utilities response to March windstorm
House Energy Policy Committee Chairman Rep. Gary Glenn says he looks forward to hearing from utility officials in his committee in the coming weeks about service disruptions in the wake of the windstorm in March that left 1.5 million Michigan residents without power. Rep. Glenn says data suggests that Michigan suffers more power disruptions than…
Rep. Glenn talks about his HB 4192, which would terminate the implementation of Common Core in Michigan. The legislation was up for discussion Wednesday in the House Committee on Michigan Competitiveness, with Rep. Glenn telling committee members a key to the plan is more local control.
Rep. Glenn talks about his planned visit Monday to the Mid-Michigan Medical Center with Isabella/Midland County Rep. Roger Hauck as part of a medical student for a day program. Rep. Glenn says the visit will help him see medical care issues from the perspective of a caregiver, as compared to a year ago, when he…
Rep. Glenn talks about his appointment Thursday as the Chair of the House Energy Committee, and says he looks forward to fostering free market competition and lower energy rates.
Rep. Glenn talks about why he voted no on the energy rewrite legislation approved by the House on Thursday, but says the plan is a good starting place for more energy choice.
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.
Rep. Glenn talks about the visit to the Capitol Wednesday of 95-year old Midland resident Don Bloomfield, a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. Rep. Glenn himself is the son of a Pearl Harbor survivor.
Rep. Glenn talks about his election Thursday as the Associate Speaker Pro Tem of the Michigan House for 2017-2018 and says he looks forward to bringing almost four decades of public policy experience to House leadership.
Rep. Glenn talks about his guests at the annual September 11 observance at the state Capitol this week.
As discussion over legislation to overhaul the state’s energy policy continues, House Energy Policy Committee Vice Chair Gary Glenn says he hopes a final package will focus on making Michigan more competitive with other states when it comes to energy costs and will be structured in a way that allows all, and not just some,…
Rep. Glenn talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 5102, a plan brought to him by the Midland Fire Chief that ensures that Michigan building codes are written with some input from firefighters.
Rep. Glenn, a member of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, says he’s looking forward to the June 13th meeting of the Committee set for the Grand Rapids Veterans Home to hear about audit findings on the Home’s operations.