Rep. Whiteford talks about bi-partisan auto insurance reform legislation unveiled in the House this week, and says the message she’s hearing from her constituents is that the current no-fault system is becoming unsustainable.
Rep. Whiteford talks about Monday’s auto insurance townhall meeting in Fillmore Township, saying that continuing the state’s current auto insurance system is unsustainable and that reforms are necessary.
Rep. Whiteford talks about the townhall meeting she will hold on auto insurance reform Monday night at the Fillmore Township Hall, 4219 52nd St in Holland, where she will be joined by House Insurance Committee Chair Rep. Lana Theis of Brighton.
Rep. Whiteford,a Registered Nurse, talks about Thursday’s meeting of the House Mental Health Task Force at Hope Network in Grand Rapids and says policy makers heard from representatives of the legal and health care systems, as well as families, who painted a picture of a complex problem with no easy answers. The task force Thursday…
In a week when Representatives will see new revenue projections for the next fiscal year, House Appropriations Committee member Rep. Mary Whiteford says there is already good news to share about funding for public education, police, firefighters and roads.
Rep. Whiteford talks about the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Salmon in the Classroom program and how students in Fennville recently planted salmon in the Kalamazoo River. Salmon in the Classroom allows enables students across the state to raise salmon from fall until spring, at which time the salmon are released in a local waterway…
Rep. Mary Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Environmental Quality, says she looks forward to the presentation of the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget Wednesday, adding she’s focused on an effective DEQ spending plan both for the state and her own Allegan County.
Rep. Whiteford says she is pleased that part of Tuesday’s State of the State address focused on mental health issues, saying Allegan County has been a statewide leader in mental health reform.
Rep. Whiteford looks ahead to Governor Snyder’s State of the State Address Tuesday night, saying she hopes to hear about mental health reform, the expansion of rural broadband and an increased emphasis on career technical education.
Rep. Whiteford talks about some of her priorities for the next two years as the 99th Michigan Legislature convenes at the state Capitol on Wednesday.
Rep. Whiteford talks about the signing into law Thursday of HB 4822, a comprehensive literacy measure designed to make sure Michigan students are reading at grade level as they leave the third grade. Joining Rep. Whiteford under the Capitol dome for the signing of the legislation was a group of fourth grade students from Otsego…
Rep. Whiteford talks about Wednesday’s visit to the Capitol by several students from the Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center, who had been invited to the Capitol to display for legislators an underwater robot they constructed. Rep. Whiteford says the focus on science in her House district bodes well for the area’s future.