Rep. Miller, who chairs the budget panel for the Michigan State Police, says he’s reviewing a spending plan that would provide for 100 new state troopers and allow for the hiring of 14 new positions, or full-time equivalents, in the MSP Forensic and Firearms labs.
Rep. Miller, who chairs the budget subcommittee on the Michigan State Police, says the 2018 spending plan proposed by the Governor on Wednesday will put an additional 100 troopers in the field, but adds he would like to see more funding for K-12 education and promises a thorough review of budget priorities.
Rep. Miller talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address and its focus on career technical education.
Rep. Miller looks ahead to the next two years on the first day of the 99th session of the Michigan Legislature.
Rep. Miller talks about Thursday’s annual Capitol commemoration of September 11 and the honoring of Michigan’s first responders in the House chamber, and his guest, Sturgis EMT Richard Knox.
Rep. Miller talks about his House Resolution that he will introduce Thursday declaring April 28 as “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” in Michigan, adding he plans to bring his own daughter to the Capitol that day.
Rep. Miller, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Michigan State Police, talks about his work on funding Smart 911, an opt-in system that allows residents to provide additional information to local police, fire and EMS, which Rep. Miller says could save time and even lives. Rep. Miller is reviewing the issue as talks…
Rep. Miller talks about his HJR DD, which lowers the minimum age of election to state Legislature from 21 to 18 and to the executive office from 30 to 21, a move he says gives more options to Michigan voters.
Rep. Miller’s PSA encouraging safety during free ice fishing weekend February 13 and 14.
Rep. Miller says he was pleased with the Governor’s focus on the Flint water crisis in the 2016 state of the State Tuesday.
Rep. Miller says next Tuesday’s State of the State Address comes at a time of economic growth in his southwest Michigan district.
Rep. Miller says the roads package approved by the House on Wednesday addresses the issue quickly and without resorting to asking for substantial sources of new revenue.