Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco Twp; audio on start of 2020 Fiscal Year

Rep. Whiteford, who chairs the subcommittee that oversees the budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says the spending plan she ushered through the 2020 budget debate focuses on families and children, but says she is studying how the Governor’s vetoes affect her priorities.  The DHHS budget is the largest single budget…

Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco twp.; audio on Committee passage of DHHS budget

Rep. Whiteford talks about passage Wednesday by the full House Appropriations Committee of the state’s $26 billion Department of Health and Human Services budget for the 2020 fiscal year.   Rep. Whiteford says the measure includes important funding to combat human trafficking and assist children who have experienced trauma.  The plan now goes to the…