Rep. Beth Griffin, R-Mattawan; audio on signing of first bill

Rep. Griffin talks about the signing into law this week of her HB 4080, which will let school districts enter a multi-year contract with a service provider in order to improve energy conservation.  The legislation is now Public Act 23 of 2017 and Rep. Griffin’s first legislation signed into law.  Rep. Griffin says the legislation means…

Rep. Beth Griffin, R-Jackson; audio on House passage of career technical education legislation

Rep. Griffin talks about House passage Thursday of a four-bill package, including legislation she sponsored, to provide more flexibility in the Michigan Merit Curriculum to allow for more paths to career technical education programs.  Rep. Griffin’s legislation specifically requires students complete at least three courses in any combination of 21st Century Skills, including foreign language, visual…

Rep. Beth Griffin, R-Mattawan; audio on prescription drug legislation

Rep. Griffin talks about her new legislation that directs the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission to develop new curriculum that will educate Michigan students on prescription opioid drug abuse.  Rep. Griffin says helping young Michiganders understand that prescription drugs are addictive could save lives.