Rep. VerHeulen talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 4999, which prohibits local governments from imposing taxes on the manufacture, distribution and sales of food and beverages. Rep. VerHeulen says local food and drink taxes in other parts of the United States have had a negative impact on jobs.
Rep. VerHeulen talks about his HB 5247, signed into law earlier this month as PA 161 of 2016, which amends the Motor Vehicle Code to allow for the use of green flashing, rotating, or oscillating lights on state, county, and municipal vehicles engaged in snow removal. Rep. VerHeulen says the measure leaves the use of…
Rep. VerHeulen looks at the State of the State and says lawmakers have considerable work to do in the first months of 2016.
Rep. VerHeulen says House Tax Policy Committee adoption of his HB 5074 and two other bills Wednesday that exempt data centers from personal property taxes as well as sales and use tax for qualified equipment, is a needed reform that updates Michigan’s tax laws to the 21st century.
Rep. VerHeulen talks about the veterans forum he’ll co-host in Plainfield Township Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Plainfield Twp. Hall.
Appropriations Committee member Rob VerHeulen of Walker says the state starts the 2016 Fiscal Year on October 1 with the budget having been passed months ago and with more money being put in the Budget Stabilization Account.
Rep. VerHeulen, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, talks about the presentation of the state’s 2016 budget Wednesday, and says he’s pleased with the focus on career technical education.
Rep. VerHeulen says the Governor’s plan to combine the Department of Human Services with the Department of Community Health is practical common sense.
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation Chair Rob VerHeulen talks about the road reform package.
Rep. VerHeulen talks about House passage early Friday of Senate legislation that would require online retailers with a physical nexus in Michigan to charge the state’s 6% sales tax. He says he was prompted to introduce the plan by a small, local business owner in Kent County.
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation Chair Rep. Rob VerHeulen talks about his appointment Thursday to the House-Senate Conference Committee that will attempt to find a compromise between the state House and Senate on roads legislation.
Rep. VerHeulen talks about his HB 4203, which will require out-of-state online retailers to collect Michigan’s 6-percent sales tax and direct it to the state, just as brick-and-mortar companies in Michigan are required to do. HB 4203 is moving through the process in the state House this week and is poised for final passage.