Rep. Iden talks about Senate passage Tuesday of his legislation protecting school district funding by allowing students to continue to qualify as a full-time student while off campus during an internship or a work experience program. Rep. Iden says the plan is common sense for schools, students and job sites alike.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage this week of his HB 5850, which continues the state’s OK2Say program past its original expiration date of 2021, a move the Representative says will keep schools and Michigan’s young people safer.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 5850, which makes the state’s OK2Say program, which was set to expire in 2021, permanent. OK2Say provides a 24-hour confidential tip line that is used to prevent school tragedies. The measure now moves to the full state House.
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 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….