As Michigan lakes freeze up, Rep. VanderWall is reminding Michigan anglers of changes to state regulations involving ice shanties made by his PA 25 of 2018. The new law allows Michigan anglers to post his or her driver license or sport card number on a shanty instead of their name and address. …
Rep. VanderWall talks about House passage this week of his HBs 6486 and 6487, which allow for the electronic titling of watercraft and off-road vehicles in Michigan. Rep. VanderWall says the measure reflects changes made to automotive titles and eliminates some red tape for state residents wanting to enjoy Pure Michigan.
Rep. VanderWall, the Vice Chair of the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee, says his district in the northwestern lower peninsula, as well as the rest of the state, has great opportunities for outdoor recreation in the weeks ahead.
Rep. VanderWall talks about House passage Tuesday of his HR 307, which put the House on record as opposing the Michigan State Waterways Commission recommendation that legislation be introduced to require the registration, with a fee, of all rigid-hulled kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards eight feet or longer.
Rep. VanderWall talks about the additional appropriation of $175 million in emergency road funding for 2018, saying the money will go directly to road repairs.
Rep. VanderWall, the Vice Chair of the House Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation, talks about his northern Michigan snowmobile tour last weekend and the importance of winter tourism and outdoor recreation in Michigan’s economy.
Rep. VanderWall talks about new House legislation that will provide additional state grant money for county-based veterans services across Michigan, a move the Representative says would be a significant step for counties in his legislative district.
Rep. VanderWall comments on passage in the Michigan House of legislation giving Michigan families and seniors income tax relief.
Rep. VanderWall talks about Gov. Snyder’s call for more skilled trades training and talent development in Michigan, saying he hears, and knows from example, that many careers need new talent.
Rep. VanderWall talks about House passage Wednesday of a package of bi-partisan legislation designed to provide more information to Michigan students about careers in technical trades and improve instruction.
Rep. VanderWall talks about on-going debate in the Michigan House to secure retirement benefits for local government employees in Michigan, saying that a variety of factors have created a situation that requires quick action.
Rep. VanderWall talks about passage Thursday by the House Insurance Committee of No-Fault auto insurance reform legislation. Rep. VanderWall says providing lower auto insurance rates and better insurance options are some of the topics he hears about most in his district.