Talking to reporters on the floor of the Michigan House Thursday, Speaker Tom Leonard says both the House and the Senate are both working to hasten the end of driver responsibility fees in Michigan, arguing the fees primarily hurt the working poor. The House moved DRF legislation out of committee this week and the full…
Talking with reporters on the floor of the Michigan House on Thursday, Speaker Tom Leonard says lawmakers continue to work on auto insurance reform, calling the package unveiled in late September the first plan that offers rate relief to Michigan motorists.
Talking with reporters on the House floor Thursday afternoon, Speaker Tom Leonard says the findings of the bi-partisan mental health task force that has traveled Michigan the last few months should help shape thoughtful reform legislation by the end of the year.
Speaker Leonard talks to reporters on the House floor Thursday about the introduction in the Michigan House of a package of bills that will speed up the end date of driver responsibility fees in Michigan from 2019 to 2018 and completely forgive the fines owed by more than 300,000 Michigan drivers.
Speaker Leonard talks about the bipartisan auto insurance reform plan unveiled Tuesday, saying it will provide Michigan motorists with lower auto insurance premiums and better options.
Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard talks to reporters on the House floor Thursday afternoon, saying that auto insurance reform continues to be a priority and that bipartisan negotiations between himself and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan are coming close to a solution to an issue that has vexed Michigan leaders for years.
Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard talks about the record amount of funding devoted to public schools in the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget, and says reforms made earlier this year to education retirement will lead to even more dollars going into the classroom in future years.
Speaker Leonard says as the new school year draws closer, Representatives will continue to focus on giving Michigan students a path to careers in the skilled trades. Already in 2017, the state House has approved a four-bill package that provides for new flexibility in allowing career technical education classes to qualify as graduation requirements, as…