Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville; audio on telemedicine legislation

House Health Policy Committee Chair Rep. Hank Vaupel, talks about a six-bill package, which includes his own legislation, to expand the definition of telemedicine in Michigan. Rep. Vaupel says allowing patients to communicate with a physician remotely from home will increase access to health care. Referencing COV-19, Rep. Vaupel says an additional benefit of telemedicine…

Rep. Hank Vaupel actualities on House passage of pari-mutuel wagering reform

Rep. Vaupel talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 4310, which allows people to use updated technologies for wagering on horse racing, further helping the state’s agricultural industry. The horse racing industry supports more than 12,000 jobs and contributes nearly $1 billion to Michigan’s economy each year. In addition, horse racing provides financial support…

Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville; audio on state response to teen vaping

House Health Policy Committee Chair Rep. Hank Vaupel says the state response to teen vaping, including a new law barring the sale of e-cigarettes to individuals under 21 and the ban announced Wednesday on the sale of flavored vape products, reflects the gravity of what is becoming a serious, statewide health problem.