Rep. LaFave: The wait is over; rate relief for U.P. drivers has arrived

Rollout of state’s new no-fault law a major milestone After nearly 50 years of being forced to purchase what became the most expensive car insurance in the nation, Michigan drivers will finally begin to see the benefits of the state’s car insurance reforms as the new law officially takes effect, Rep. Beau LaFave announced today….

Rep. LaFave says governor’s administration shut down UP State Fair

State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of State Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for trampling on a time-honored Upper Peninsula tradition. The UP State Fair, held outside in Escanaba every August, was cancelled on Tuesday. According to LaFave, LARA threatened to revoke Escanaba-based Skerbeck Carnival’s license…

LaFave announces plan for U.P. schools to safely resume in the fall

$1.3 billion plan implements robust distance learning, safety measures State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today announced his support for a sensible and flexible plan helping to keep Michigan students safe as learning resumes in the fall. The House-Senate plan, announced Tuesday during a Capitol press conference, requires local school districts and health departments…

Michigan House approves Rep. LaFave’s measure to allow after-hours gasoline sales

The legislation will allow customers in sparsely populated areas such as the Upper Peninsula to have access to fuel 24 hours a day. Most states already allow this practice with unattended stations, including neighboring states such as Wisconsin. “I’m pleased this plan passed the House and is advancing,” LaFave said. “Most other states do not…

Rep. LaFave’s plan allowing after-hours gasoline sales advances in Michigan House

Rep. Beau LaFave’s plan allowing gas stations to leave their pumps on and accessible to customers when an attendant is not on duty is advancing in the Michigan House. House Bill 4792 was approved this week by the Ways and Means Committee. The legislation next advances to the House floor for further consideration. The common-sense…

Rep. LaFave honors law enforcement with Police Week resolution

The Michigan House today honored the brave men and women in law enforcement by approving state Rep. Beau LaFave’s resolution declaring May 10-16, 2020, as Police Week in the state of Michigan. Dedicating a week to honor the significant contributions made by members of law enforcement has been a cherished tradition dating back to 1962,…

LaFave resolution reaffirms the sovereignty of tribal nations

Lawmaker condemns AG’s threats against the Hannahville Indian Community State Rep. Beau LaFave today introduced a resolution reaffirming the sovereignty of tribal nations and encouraging Michigan’s attorney general to not infringe on the constitutional rights of a U.P. indigenous community. The Hannahville Indian Community, a federally recognized Potawatomi tribe residing in the Upper Peninsula, operates…

Rep. LaFave: Drivers to see savings greater than required by state’s new no-fault law

State department, insurance industry accelerating toward July 1 rollout State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today announced the first wave of rates approved by state regulators under terms of Michigan’s new no-fault car insurance law indicate substantial savings are in store for Upper Peninsula drivers. “As the state continues to prepare for the July…