Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on committee action on safeguarding first responders from political retribution
House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Beau LaFave talks about Committee approval Tuesday of legislation that protects local law enforcement officers from political retribution if they call a federal agency for assistance.
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. 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. LaFave talks about legislation he introduced this week that would allow individuals to transport firearms on four-wheelers on their own property and a second bill that would permit Michigan hunters to utilize air bows.
Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on House passage of U.P. district court judgeship legislation
Rep. LaFave talks about the Michigan House unanimously approving a plan to save the 95-A District Court judgeship in Menominee County from elimination Thursday.
Rep. LaFave talks about the Governor’s 2020 budget presentation Tuesday, and her plans for a 45-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase.
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. LaFave talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address, saying he had hoped to hear more definitive plans for roads and car insurance.
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.
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4092, a reintroduction of legislation from last term that would exempt individuals who break a car window to rescue an animal in distress from legal penalties.
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4090, that would prohibit units of government for penalizing or disciplining law enforcement officers who call for assistance from federal law enforcement agencies.
On the first day of session for the 100th Legislature, Rep. LaFave talks about new legislation he is introducing focusing on auto insurance, Second Amendment rights and dark store tax policy.