Rep. Canfield talks about Wednesday’s final House passage of legislation that will end Michigan’s fifteen-year old driver responsibility fees, saying the fees are too punitive and are an obstacle to employment for many Michigan residents.
Rep. Canfield talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address and how Michigan’s economy has improved since he got involved in public service.
Representative Canfield, who chairs the House Appropriations subcommittee overseeing the $25 billion annual budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, looks ahead to Tuesday’s State of the state Address at the state Capitol.
Rep. Canfield, a member of the CARES (Community, Access, Resources, Education, Safety) mental health task force that released its report at the Capitol Wednesday, says state policies need to reflect the challenges faced by veterans, increasing opioid abuse and a statewide approach to mental health issues.
Rep. Dr. Ned Canfield, a supporter of more and better career technical education in Michigan, says he anticipates a future where skilled trade careers and higher education are viewed on the same plane, and first jobs are seen as gateways to additional career possibilities.
Rep. Canfield, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, says as the new fiscal year begins, the Early Primary Care Program, a program designed to get more physicians into both rural and urban underserved areas in Michigan, is part of the state spending plan. Rep. Canfield says the Early Primary…
House Mental Health Task Fore member Dr. Ned Canfield looks ahead to a meeting of the panel in Detroit next week and says he thinks it is important for state Representatives to be educated about an issue that affects every Michigan family and that needs attention and reform.
Rep. Canfield talks about the September 11th commemoration at the state Capitol on Thursday, and his guest, 1st Lt. Patrick Darrow, who was recently named commander of the Michigan State Police Post in Caro.
Rep. Canfield, the Chair of the House Appropriations panel that oversees the $25 billion annual budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, talks about what he heard at Thursday’s hearing of the bipartisan House Mental Health Task Force at Hope Network in Grand Rapids, saying his impression after the meeting is of a…
Dr. Canfield talks about final passage of the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget by the state House on Tuesday, which includes $115 million for the construction of a new state psychiatric hospital in Caro, news that Rep. Canfield says is a positive development for his district at a number of levels.
Rep. Dr. Ned Canfield, D.O., the chair of the budget committee shaping the spending plan for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says a federal health care reform plan will need to give the states more authority and flexibility. A primary care physician in Michigan’s Thumb, Dr. Canfield believes improved state and local flexibility…
Rep. Canfield talks about wind power overlays as an issue best decided at the local level, and says residents in his Thumb district are suited to make decisions for themselves.