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.
Rep. Canfield, a member of the House Appropriations Committee who oversees the budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, speaks on the House floor Tuesday night prior to House passage of the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget. Rep. Canfield says the spending plan is measured and protects Michigan’s most vulnerable citizens.
Rep. Canfield says passage of a four-bill package in the Michigan House Thursday that adds flexibility to the state’s Merit Curriculum to provide new paths for career technical education is good news for his district and can help more Michigan young people prepare for well-paying careers.
Rep. Canfield, a family physician in Michigan’s Thumb, speaks on the House floor Tuesday prior to passage of his HR 25, which designates February 19-25 as Family Medicine Week in Michigan.
Rep. Canfield, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, talks about the introduction of the state’s 2018 budget Wednesday. Rep. Canfield says changes in the Affordable Care Act at the federal level will have a significant impact on his subcommittee in the next two years, and says while he applauds…
Rep. Canfield talks about his appointment as Chair of the Health and Human Services Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Rep. Canfield will oversee a budget of around $25 billion and says changes in federal policy will lead to opportunities in Michigan.
Rep. Canfield, a family physician in the Thumb, says federal reforms will have an impact on the Affordable Care Act at the state level and that he looks forward improving health care delivery in Michigan in 2017.
Rep. Canfield talks about Wednesday’s House passage of HB5533, which updates the Public Health Code as it pertains to physicians assistants. Rep. Canfield, a physician, says the legislation clarifies state law and takes out some outdated language.
Rep. Canfield talks about the town hall meeting on identity theft he will host at 5:00 p.m. this Friday night at the Huron Expo Center in Bad Axe. Rep. Canfield will be joined by staff from the Michigan Attorney General’s office for the event.
Rep. Canfield talks about the fracking town hall meeting he will co-host with members of the Huron County Commission Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Huron County Expo Center, saying he hopes it will be a good opportunity to learn about the issue.
Rep. Ned Canfield, R-Sebewaing; audio on 9/11 commemoration, public safety officer survivor legislation
Rep. Canfield talks about his committee vote Thursday to send Senate Bill 218 to the Michigan House. SB 218 would provide state funded health insurance benefits to the spouse and children of local public safety officers killed in the line of duty. Joining Rep. Canfield for the vote on Thursday, as well as the state’s…