Rep. LaFave: Lower auto insurance rates for Michigan drivers remains top priority

State Rep. Beau LaFave today said he’s ramping up his fight to lower auto insurance rates for drivers in the Upper Peninsula and all across Michigan. LaFave said he is working with House colleagues to craft solutions to the financial stress created by Michigan’s status as the state with the highest auto insurance rates in…

Rep. LaFave reads name of fallen airman during Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Beau LaFave today read the name of fallen U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon M. Bosley during the House of Representatives’ Sept. 11 Memorial Service. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said Bosley, also of Iron Mountain, died April 21 in Florida. “Staff Sgt. Bosley served his nation honorably, and I am humbled to memorialize…

LaFave hosts August office hours

            Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain is hosting office hours in August for the residents of Delta, Dickinson and Menominee counties. “Local office hours is one of my priorities,” Rep. LaFave said. “In order for me to fight for U.P. values, it is crucial for me to sponsor these office hours for residents. While…

Rep. LaFave notes successes six months into legislative term

State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, has termed the first six months of his two-year term as successful, but emphasized he will continue to fight for key issues most affecting Upper Peninsula citizens. “We’ve once again had a responsible budget completed and approved by the governor before the end of June, which improves our…

Rep. LaFave: Railroad crossing project eases traffic congestion

Part of state’s promise to fix transportation system State Rep. Beau LaFave today said a project is underway in Gladstone to install a signal at a railroad crossing on U.S. 2/U.S. 41/M-35 that will ease traffic congestion and make travel safer. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said the project in Delta County is one of many…

Rep. LaFave introduces legislation eliminating pistol-free zones, CPL requirement

State Representative Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, has introduced legislation to allow law-abiding holders of concealed pistol licenses to carry in more areas “for the defense of himself and the state,” pursuant to the constitution of Michigan. “As it turns out, criminals are ignoring pistol-free zones. I wish that were not the case, but we…

House concurs with Rep. LaFave: Essential Air Services should continue

The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted a resolution introduced by state Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain that would urge the president and Congress to continue fully funding the Essential Air Services program. The Essential Air Services program provides smaller communities around the country with commercial airline services. President Trump has recommended cuts…

Committee approves Rep. LaFave bill prohibiting sanctuary city policies in Michigan

The Michigan House Local Government Committee on Wednesday approved legislation authored by state Rep. Beau LaFave prohibiting counties from enacting or enforcing “sanctuary city” policies in Michigan. This bill would specifically prohibit a county from firing or sanctioning law enforcement officials, local officials, and employees for communicating with federal officials regarding the immigration status of…

Rep. LaFave votes in favor of ‘right to carry’ legislation

State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today voted on the House floor to support a four-bill package allowing law-abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without a permit. “Legal gun owners shouldn’t be required to obtain special permission from the government to exercise a right guaranteed in both the state and federal constitutions,” LaFave said….

LaFave sponsoring tele-town hall for U.P. residents

Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain is sponsoring a tele-town hall for the residents of Delta, Dickinson, and Menominee counties. “I am always trying to find new and better ways to listen to people,” Rep. LaFave said. “This tele-town hall is a great way to communicate with people from a large area, and I encourage…

LaFave hosts office hours

Rep. LaFave of Iron Mountain is sponsoring office hours in June to listen to the concerns and ideas of people in the Upper Peninsula. “The U.P. is often forgotten about in Lansing,” Rep. LaFave said. “I promise to fight for the needs and values of the Dickinson, Delta, and Menominee counties, which include gun rights,…

‘Right to carry’ legislation gains committee approval

LaFave: Time to remove unjust burdens placed on lawful gun owners State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, is supporting legislation to enable law-abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without obtaining a government-issued permit. LaFave, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, voted in favor of the four-bill package this week, helping advance the legislation…