Rep. Tim Kelly, the Chair of the House Republican Policy Committee during the upcoming 2017-2018 session of the Legislature, talks about how members will come together to drive policy during the next two years.
Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Twp.; audio on final House passage of transportation network company legislation
Rep. Kelly talks about final House passage Wednesday of his legislation in a package of bills that provides a framework for the operations of transportation network companies in Michigan. Rep. Kelly says most people focus on companies like Uber and Lyft when thinking about the legislation, but says the bottom line is effectively connecting people…
Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, says the 2016-2017 school year begins with record funding and a focus on early childhood education. Rep. Kelly adds that recommendations from the Governor’s 21st Century Education Commission and the study on school funding released over the summer will also begin shaping education in Michigan…
Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, talks about final passage Wednesday of the state’s K-12 budget for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and points to record funding for public education.
Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, talks about how the subcommittee reported the K-12 budget for 2017 this morning, adding that it will replace the M-STEP test with a new assessment in 2017.
Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, says the presentation of the state’s 2017 budget next week should begin an efficient process that provides schools with financial information well ahead of the start of their fiscal years in July.
Rep. Kelly talks about the State of the State Tuesday night and the Governor’s efforts on the Flint water crisis.
Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, says a point he underscores as he observes continuing teacher absences at the Detroit Public Schools is that charter schools in Detroit haven’t missed a day of school so far this year.