Rep. Maturen discusses his bipartisan plan to help protect bees and other pollinators vital to Michigan’s agricultural industry by creating a Pollinator Health Advisory Council that would advise the Michigan Department of Natural Resources on improving pollinator health.
Rep. Maturen talks about House passage Wednesday of SB 543, which designates the portion of highway I-94 between exit 80 and mile marker 86 in Kalamazoo County as the “Chief Ed Switalski Memorial Highway,” in honor of the Comstock Twp. Fire and Rescue Chief struck and killed by a vehicle in June 2017 while he was…
Rep. Maturen says the State of the State in 2018 will depend on how the Legislature deals with new issues while maintaining fiscal responsibility.
Rep. Maturen talks about next Tuesday’s State of the State Address, and his guest, Kalamazoo County Commissioner John Gisler.
Rep. Maturen talks about his guests at the Capitol’s September 11 commemoration on Thursday, the parents and fiance of slain Wayne State University Police officer Collin Rose, Randy and Karen Rose and Nikki Salgot. Collin Rose was killed in the line of duty in November 2016.
Rep. Maturen talks about the reintroduction Tuesday of his legislation that closes the “dark store” loophole, a tactic he says some large retail corporations have used to dramatically reduce the taxes on their properties. Rep. Maturen is a licensed real estate appraiser. He proposed similar legislation that was approved by the House in 2016 but that…
Rep. Maturen talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address and its focus on education and the efficient use of taxpayer dollars.
Rep. Maturen talks about the Michigan’s Strategic Fund’s approval of an incentive of $350,000 in the form of a Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant to support Sigma Machine’s expansion in Comstock Twp.
Rep. Maturen talks about the annual September 11 commemoration at the state Capitol Thursday and his guest, Augusta Police Chief Jeff Heppler.
Rep. Maturen talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 5788, the so-called “dark stores” legislation, that he says brings more fairness and equity to the assessment of some vacant properties. Recently, the Michigan Tax Tribunal has allowed old, vacant structures with deed restrictions to be used as comparable properties when determining the assessed value…
Rep. Maturen says he’s hopeful that his equitable assessment, or “dark stores” legislation, which is out of committee and now before the full House, will shortly move through the chamber and head on to the Michigan Senate.
Rep. Maturen, sponsor of one of three bills in the active shooter alert legislation that passed the House earlier in May, says he’s looking forward to quick passage of the legislation now that it has moved on to the Michigan Senate.