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. Iden talks about House passage Wednesday of his legislation in a two-bill package that allows high school students to receive scholastic credit for internships and apprentice programs, a plan he says will help Michigan students be better prepared for a future career.
Rep. Iden talks about the additional $175 million in emergency road funding signed into law Tuesday.
Rep. Iden says the supplemental appropriation that provided an additional $175 million for road repairs in 2018 is a piece in the puzzle, but adds he understands that road funding is a larger problem.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage of an additional $175 million in road funding from lapsed budget dollars.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 4591, which makes it a two-year felony for targeting an individual for attack because he or she is a law enforcement officer, corrections officer, firefighter, or EMS worker.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 5257, which prohibits the possession of computer ransomware with intent to use.
Rep. Iden talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address and says young Michigan residents can once again plan a future in close to home.
Rep. Iden looks ahead to next Tuesday’s State of the State address, saying his own legislative priorities in the coming year focus on cutting government red tape in his role as Chairman of the House Regulatory Reform committee.
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….
Rep. Iden talks about the signing into law Thursday of his HB 4508, which establishes the Cyber Civilian Corps in Michigan. The Corps is a non-profit, volunteer organization of experts in the field of cyber security that can mobilize to protect and assist individuals, small businesses and community organizations from a cyber attack.
Rep. Iden talks about final House passage Tuesday of his HB 4508, which establishes the Civilian Cyber Corps in Michigan law. The Corps is a volunteer group dating to 2013 and now consists of 50 members who are trained cyber volunteers that assist the State in times of cyber emergencies. Rep. Iden says the legislation…