Rep. Garcia talks about passage by the House Education Reform Committee Thursday of her legislation that would return school schedule decisions to local districts. The Garcia legislation grants districts greater flexibility in implementing school calendars and schedules in addition to removing both from contract negotiations.
Rep. Garcia looks ahead to the next two years on the first day of the 99th Michigan Legislature.
Rep. Garcia speaks on the House floor prior to passage of the Detroit Schools reform package that passed out of the state House on Thursday evening, and later talks about what she sees as some of the key points of the legislation.
Rep. Garcia speaks on the House floor early Thursday morning during debate on a legislative package, including her legislation, to reform the Detroit Public Schools.
Rep. Garcia talks about the House Republican Detroit Public Schools package unveiled Wednesday that she says will put kids first by providing academic and classroom reforms.
Rep. Garcia talks about Michigan Senate passage Thursday of her HB 4226, which allows for the creation of six new satellite Smart Zones across Michigan, and that would pave the way for the creation a SmartZone connected to Michigan State University’s Bioeconomy Institute in Holland Township.
Rep. Garcia talks about Ag Day Wednesday at the state Capitol in Lansing.
Rep. Garcia speaks on the House floor Wednesday during observances honoring Staff Sgt. Andrew Seif and two other Michigan service members killed last week in a Black Hawk helicopter training mission.
Rep. Garcia talks about her new HB 4226, which expands the number of existing satellite SmartZones in Michigan from three to nine. Rep. Garcia says the expansion would allow Holland and Holland Township, which have a plan for collaboration in place, to qualify for SmartZone status and provide another boost to the local economy.
Rep. Garcia talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address.
Rep. Garcia looks ahead to her first term in Michigan House.
Rep. Garcia talks about her first week as a state Representative.