Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo Twp.; audio on child protection legislation

Rep. Iden talks about his testimony this week before the House Law and Justice Committee on his legislation toughening the penalties for violations of Michigan’s child pornography laws.  HB 5794 is part of a bipartisan reform plan developed following the House’s inquiry into the recent Larry Nassar scandal.  

Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo Twp.; audio on Committee passage of internet gaming legislation

House Regulatory Reform Committee Chair Brandt Iden talks about how the Committee Wednesday approved a three-bill package that would codify regulations for internet gaming in Michigan.  Rep. Iden says he sees the package primarily as consumer protection legislation, saying that state residents are being scammed by illegal sites and risking their credit and personal information….