Rep. Glenn talks about her committee testimony on her HB 5889 which would make communications between human trafficking victims and their counselors confidential and inadmissible in court proceedings without the victim’s prior written consent. Similar protection is already allowed in Michigan law for sexual assault and domestic violence victims. The legislation remains under consideration in […]
Speaker Wentworth talks to Capitol reporters on the House floor Tuesday after the passage of House Joint Resolution R, which would change the state’s term limits law to allow lawmakers more time in each chamber while reducing the overall time they could serve at the Capitol. Speaker Wentworth says the plan, which Michigan residents would […]
Rep. Meerman talks about his HB 4705, now Public Act 63 of 2022, which requires the audio recording of every meeting of a state licensing board, state commission panel or state rule-making body. Rep. Meerman says the new law provides a new layer of accountability.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen recently voted to advance a budget proposal paving the way for needed tax relief for people throughout the U.P. while committing resources to schools, roads, workforce development and other crucial services.
Rep. Green, who serves on the House Appropriations Committee, talks about House passage this week of the state’s budget for the 2023 Fiscal Year. Rep. Green says the spending plan focuses on priorities like local roads and the responsible use of one-time federal dollars.