Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on repeal of auto no-fault

Rep. LaFave talks about his legislation, part of an eight-bill package, that would repeal the auto no-fault insurance system in Michigan. Rep. LaFave serves on the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates.  The package continues the requirement that all Michigan drivers have insurance, but provides more choice and flexibility by eliminating the mandate…

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on signing of UP judgeship legislation

Rep. LaFave talks about the signing of legislation by the Governor Thursday that will retain the 95-A District Court judgeship in Menominee County, a move that in turn will retain the current level of access to the court systems in Iron and Dickinson Counties. In the absence of the new law, the 95-A judgeship would…

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on Menominee County judgeship

Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4161, which would keep a full-time judgeship in Menominee County.  The seat is set to be abolished later this year, and Representative LaFave says the court’s docket is busy enough to require a full-time judge, adding the legislation could also pave the way for a drug court and a…

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on Resolution overturning Governor’s EO

Rep. LaFave talks about why he voted Wednesday to overturn the Governor’s Executive Order restructuring the Department of Environmental Quality, saying that while he cherishes Michigan’s natural resources as a sportsman, the Governor’s order eliminates several citizen commissions, a move he says could actually harm the environment and limit public participation.