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. 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. Cole talks about Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend, set for this Saturday and Sunday, reminding people that fishing is a good family activity and encouraging safety on the ice.
House Transportation Committee Chair Triston Cole talks about the State of the State Address Tuesday and its link to transportation and agriculture.
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.