Rep. Griffin talks about Saturday’s Winter Activity Day at the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery in Mattawan, including hatchery tours, snow shoe rentals and a scavenger hunt between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Rep. Griffin talks about legislation she is co-sponsoring, House Bill 5536, which would provide additional state grant dollars to provide more effective veteran services at the county level.
Rep. Griffin, the Vice Chair of the House Committee on Communications and Technology, talks about SB 400, currently pending in the Committee, which she says will help implement a vastly-needed upgrade of Michigan 911 system to more effectively respond to modern cell phones and changes in technology.
Rep. Griffin talks about FIRST Robotics grants for public schools in her district. South Haven Public Schools were awarded $2,500; Bloomingdale Public Schools, $6,500; Mattawan Consolidated Schools, $2,500; Paw Paw Public Schools, $4,750; Decatur Public Schools, $6500; Lawton Community School District, $6,500; and Van Buren ISD, $2,500.
Rep. Griffin talks about the signing into law Wednesday of a series of bipartisan bills, including her own legislation, that extend opioid education in Michigan.
Rep. Griffin talks about final House passage Wednesday of her two bills in a six-bill package designed to prevent opioid abuse by younger Michigan residents. Representative Griffin’s bills require the Michigan Department of Education to develop an age-appropriate model program of instruction on prescription drug abuse while directing the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission…
Rep. Griffin talks about Thursday’s House passage of the Michigan Food Access and Affordability Act, which extends the existing state constitutional ban of a tax on the sale and manufacture of food and beverages to city governments.
Rep. Griffin talks about the veterans round table she’ll host Monday, October 2 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the American Legion in Paw Paw with special guest James Redford, the Director of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Rep. Griffin also announces the small business round table she will host on October 23 from…
Rep. Griffin talks about Thursday’s announcement that the Palisades power plant will remain open through 2022.
Rep. Griffin talks about her HB 4407, currently pending in the Michigan Senate, which requires the creation of grade-appropriate student curricula addressing the risks associated with prescription drug abuse. Rep. Griffin, a former 8th grade teacher and the mom of two middle school students, says it’s crucial to educate students about the dangers of addiction…
Rep. Griffin talks about Thursday’s September 11th commemorations at the state Capitol and her special guests from her district, Van Buren County Sheriff Dan Abbott and Van Buren County Undersheriff Chad Hunt.
Rep. Griffin talks about how public schools start the 2017-2018 school year with record high funding, and adds that measures like her new law (PA 23 of 2017) allowing schools to make energy improvements while using cost savings to pay for the upgrades, are also putting more dollars into the classroom.