Rep. Iden, a member of the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee and the Chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee, talks about initiatives to provide additional career technical education opportunities in Michigan. Rep. Iden says focusing on sustainable careers makes sense for both young Michiganders and individuals continuing in the workforce.
Rep. Iden talks about his HB 4508, which has passed out of the House and is currently pending in the Michigan Senate, that establishes in law the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps. The Corps is a volunteer organization in existence since 2012 that helps local governments and non-profit agencies in case of a cyber attack. The legislation will shield…
Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo Twp.; audio on legislation toughening penalties for dog fighting convictions
Rep. Iden talks about legislation he is introducing that toughens penalties for repeat dog fighting convictions in Michigan.
Rep. Iden says he’ll be heading out for Michigan’s Spring turkey season this weekend and points to the economic activity the sport generates. Approximately 30,000 wild turkeys will be harvested in Michigan this year, up from only 400 40 years ago.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage Thursday of a package of legislation, including a bill he is sponsoring, opening up the Michigan Legislature and the executive office to the Freedom of Information Act and the new Legislative Open Records Act, as well as House Oversight Committee passage of his HB 4301, which would require the…
Rep. Iden talks about his bill that would require the disclosure of all executive branch and state department salaries on their respective public Websites. Rep. Iden testified on HB 4301 Thursday morning in the House Oversight Committee and worked to adopt an amendment that would exempt information about law enforcement and Corrections Officers in some…
Two months into the 99th Legislature, Rep. Iden says his new task as Chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee is becoming focused on removing unnecessary regulations on small and local businesses in Michigan.
Rep. Iden talks about the introduction Wednesday of legislation that creates the Legislative Open Records Act and subjects the office of the Governor to the Freedom of Information Act.
Rep. Iden talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address, saying Michigan has seen an increase in jobs and needs to focus more on career technical education.
Rep. Iden looks ahead to the Governor’s State of the State address on January 17.
Rep. Iden talks about Wednesday’s House passage of legislation providing a framework for the operations of transportation network companies in Michigan, saying the legislation emphasizes safety and reliability.
Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo Twp., talks about the activation Thursday by the Michigan State Police of the public threat alert system created by his PA 235 of 2016, which he says will save Michigan lives.