Rep. LaFave talks about being at the state Capitol Tuesday for House session, saying he’s working on a state response to COVID-19 and that his office continues to function and assist constituents.
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 4332, which would allow the use of air bows in some hunting situations, which he says will greatly benefit Michigan residents living with a disability.
Rep. LaFave, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, talks about Wednesday being Ag Day at the state Capitol and says he remains committed to cutting red tape for U.P. farmers.
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage Tuesday of his legislation that allows a 100-percent disabled military veteran to utilize a license plate other than the Disabled Veteran plate, while keeping the same benefits, like entry into state parks.
Rep. LaFave talks about his reservations on a three-bill package that could be debated in the House Thursday that would update Michigan’s 49-year old laws governing commercial fishing in Michigan. Rep. LaFave says he’s concerned that some of the limits and fees in the proposed legislation will harm the remaining commercial fishing operations in the…
Rep. LaFave says he’s concerned that the Governor’s $3.5 billion road bond proposal adds a huge public debt to Michigan families and won’t repair the roads of his district in the U.P.
Rep. LaFave looks ahead to Wednesday evening’s State of the State Address, and says he hopes the Governor will clarify what she means by “triage” for Michigan roads and provide an energy plan for the Upper Peninsula.
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4332, which would permit the use of pneumatic air bows in Michigan. The bows utilize compressed air, and Rep. LaFave says their use would open new hunting opportunities for people with physical limitations that prevent them from using a firearm or pulling back the string on a bow. The…
Rep. LaFave says he’s troubled that the director of the Michigan Department of Transportation is suggesting an 80-cent per gallon gas tax is needed to adequately fund road repairs.
Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on court injunction to temporarily block Gov. Whitmer’s flavored nicotine ban
Rep. LaFave talks about Tuesday’s ruling in the Michigan Court of Claims to grant Marc Slis’, the owner of 906 Vapor in Houghton, motion to temporarily block Gov. Whitmer’s flavored nicotine ban. Rep. LaFave has already introduced House Bill 4996, which would eliminate the governor’s ability to ban e-cigarettes without consent of the Legislature.
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage Tuesday of his legislation that updates the sign designating disabled parking areas to a more modern image that conveys motion and action. The plan does not mandate new signs, but calls for the installation of the new image as current signs are replaced.
Rep. LaFave talks about the line item budget vetoes signed by the Governor this week and says U.P. people and priorities will be hurt.