Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston; audio on career technical education initiatives

Rep. Tedder talks about work in the Legislature to add more flexibility in high school graduation requirements to allow courses in skilled trades, like coding, to qualify for credit.  HBs 4315-4318 are out of the House and currently pending in the Michigan Senate.  Representative Tedder, the Chair of the House Tax Policy Committee, says Michigan…

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston; audio on tax policy

House Tax Policy Committee Chair Jim Tedder says his committee looks forward to having what he calls a robust discussion on tax issues in the months ahead, arguing that Michigan families were promised an income tax reduction and that it’s time for the state to deliver.  

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Waterford Twp.; audio on new financial literacy law

Rep. Tedder talks about his Public Act 186 of 2015, signed by the Governor earlier this month, that would allow a financial literacy or personal economic class to count as an economics credit under the Michigan Merit Curriculum.  Rep. Tedder says he believes that new law will help build greater personal economic literacy among young…

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Waterford Twp.; audio on financial literacy legislation

Rep. Jim Tedder talks about his HB 4390, which would add flexibility to the Michigan Merit Curriculum code, as well as increase students’ financial literacy.  Currently, a student is allowed to take a half credit course in financial literacy in order to meet a portion of the four credits required in mathematics to become eligible for…