Rep. Hoitenga talks about House passage Thursday of her HB 5220, which raises the maximum allowable concentration of oleoresin capsicum, the active ingredient in pepper spray, from 10 to 18 percent. This increases the effectiveness of the solution and brings Michigan in line with the current federal limit, which the majority of other states have…
Rep. Hoitenga talks about legislation she cosponsored, House Bill 5536, which would encourage Michigan counties to establish and maintain veteran service offices through a new grant program.
Rep. Hoitenga speaks on the House floor Thursday afternoon prior to the passage of bi-partisan legislation creating penalties for female genital mutilation in Michigan, saying the package is instrumental in protecting young women.
Rep. Hoitenga talks about the introduction Tuesday of a four-bill package that enables law abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without obtaining a government-issued permit. Rep. Hoitenga is the sponsor of one of the bills in the package, and says as someone who teaches gun safety, the plan emphasizes rights and personal responsibility.