Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; audio on Line Five announcement

Rep. Cole says Wednesday’s announcement about the replacement of Enbridge Line Five with an underwater utility tunnel is good news for the environment and energy reliability, adding it offers the possibility of linking both peninsulas with electric transmission lines as well.      

Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; audio on committee passage of Line Five legislation

Rep. Cole talks about passage by the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee Wednesday of a package of legislation that increases protections for the Great Lakes by strengthening pipeline safety standards in the Straits of Mackinac.  The multi-bill package improves reporting requirements for pipeline operators and, under Rep. Cole’s 6199, creates felony penalties of up to five years…

Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; audio on House passage of CCP legislation

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. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; audio on improved concealed weapons license processing

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….