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.
Rep. LaFave talks about House adoption Wednesday of House Resolution 87, which calls on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the Michigan gray wolf from the federal endangered and threatened species list. Rep. LaFave says he was troubled that some downstate Representatives voted against the measure.
Rep. LaFave talks about the state’s ban on flavored nicotine vaping products and the 14-day deadline the administration announced Wednesday for retailers to comply with the ban. Rep. LaFave says he is concerned the deadline will have not solve the vaping issue and will likely be subject to a court challenge.
Rep. LaFave talks about testimony Thursday morning in the House Commerce and Tourism Committee on his HB 4732, which would allow gas stations to dispense fuel when an attendant was not on duty. Rep. LaFave says the practice is common in many states and would be a good option for Michigan motorists, especially in the…
Rep. LaFave talks about the 9/11 ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guest for the day, Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald.
Rep. LaFave says he thinks the Governor’s directive ending the sale of flavored vaping products in Michigan ignores laws now in place and harms the state’s small businesses.
Rep. LaFave says the Governor’s proposed 45-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase will force motorists in his district to pay more at the pump while providing fewer dollars for U.P. roads.
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4331, which would allow Michigan residents to transport a firearm on a four-wheeler on their own property. Rep. LaFave argues the issue is one of property rights. The plan is currently pending in the Michigan Senate.
Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4332, which would allow a Michigan resident with a disability to use an air bow during any bow or firearm open season. Rep. LaFave says the legislation would significantly increase hunting opportunities for many Michiganders who currently have limited options. The legislation is pending in the House Natural Resources…
Rep. LaFave talks about testifying before the House Health Policy Committee Thursday on his legislation that would update the familiar blue-and-white disabled parking space sign to feature a more dynamic image. Rep. LaFave says the signs would be changed when they come due for regular replacement and would not cost tax payers additional money. The…