House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Triston Cole talks about SB 97, which was reported from Committee this week. Rep. Cole says the plan provides for the state of Michigan to more effectively utilize public-private partnerships (P3s) for large transportation projects and save taxpayers money.
Rep. Cole talks about Michigan’s Liberty and Youth Hunt, set for this weekend, September 16 and 17. Hunters 16 years old and under and disabled individuals and veterans can participate in a two-day deer season, that Rep. Cole says is a great way to introduce people to the outdoors.
Rep. Cole speaks on the House floor Thursday afternoon, prior to House passage of his HB 4205, which would prohibit state agencies from adopting rules more stringent than federal regulations, legislation he calls his “no greater than the feds” bill.
Rep. Cole talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 4204, which allows the Secretary of State to share photographs taken for operator’s or chauffeur’s license with the Michigan State Police for the processing of concealed weapons licenses. Rep. Cole says the measure falls in line with calls he hears in his district to eliminate…
Rep. Cole talks about House Judiciary Committee approval Tuesday of his HB 4204, which allows the Secretary of State to share driver’s license photographs with the Michigan State Police for the processing of concealed weapons licenses. Rep. Cole says the measure is common sense for all concerned. The legislation now moves to the full House….
On the first day of the 99th Legislature, Rep. Cole looks ahead to the next two years.
Rep. Cole wishes veterans in his district a happy Veterans Day and encourages veterans to get in touch with his office if they need assistance getting the benefits they have earned.
Rep. Cole talks about how he looks forward to spending time with his family during Michigan firearm deer season.
Rep. Cole encourages his constituents to have fun out-of-doors over the Fourth of July weekend.
Rep. Cole talks about Free Fishing Weekend this coming weekend, June 11-13, when all Michigan residents can fish without a license. Rep. Cole says the weekend is a great way to start a new family tradition.
Rep. Cole talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 5582, that amends state law by adding “morel mushrooms” to the limited list of items that are exempt from required food safety training. Michigan residents were able to forage for morels and sell them to local businesses and restaurants in Michigan until 2015 when the state adopted…
Rep. Cole calls on his constituents to contact the Michigan Department of Education to comment on its draft Statement and Guidance on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students through April 11, 2016. Rep. Cole argues the plan, which comes before the State Board of Education in May, erodes parental rights and…