Speaker Leonard talks with the Capitol press early Thursday about the local public employee pension reform package approved by the state House, saying it provides better information and more transparency.
Speaker Leonard talks on the House floor Thursday with Capitol reporters on new legislation designed to protect the retirement benefits of local public employees, while ensuring efficient public services.
Speaker of the House Tom Leonard, R-DeWitt; audio on committee passage of auto insurance reform legislation
Speaker Leonard says he pleased that the No Fault auto insurance reform legislation, HB 5013, was approved by the House Insurance Committee Thursday with guaranteed rate reductions, while also working to crack down on fraud and abuse and rein in medical costs.
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.