State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso this week joined the Michigan House in overwhelmingly approving a plan for the state’s new K-12 budget, with a 103-2 vote. He issued the following statement:
State Rep. Ben Frederick today said local medical facilities and other care providers are eligible to apply for grant funding to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and protect patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Rep. Ben Frederick on Wednesday invited a local small business owner to testify before the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic related to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders which continue to restrict or prohibit job providers and employees from making a living.
State Rep. Ben Frederick today announced a new federal grant will help the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services expand a crisis counseling program for Michigan residents experiencing mental health effects from the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Rep. Ben Frederick today joined the Legislature in approving a bipartisan agreement to help get Michigan students safely back to school – whether it’s in-person, online or a hybrid approach.
State Rep. Ben Frederick today announced a new opportunity for Michigan residents to participate in free online courses to prepare for Advance Placement (AP) and College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams. Frederick, of Owosso, said both exam programs give people a chance to earn free credits at Michigan universities and community colleges without taking coursework. “This […]
State Rep. Ben Frederick today issued the following statement after the Governor’s veto of legislation providing protection from excessive lawsuits for healthcare and frontline workers battling the pandemic. “I am deeply disappointed in the governor’s decision to veto a measure that would have provided critical legal protections for health care workers on the front lines […]
Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso is co-sponsoring a plan to make personal protective equipment and disinfecting products more affordable and widely distributed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation recently introduced in the state House would exempt these purchases from Michigan’s 6 percent sales and use tax for employers with COVID-19 safety protocol plans. The bipartisan […]
State Rep. Ben Frederick today said health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan deserve the legal protections provided in a plan recently approved by the Legislature. Frederick, of Owosso, said health care professionals have been forced to make incredibly difficult decisions while caring for patients under strained circumstances due […]
Rep. Ben Frederick today said a final plan for the current state budget year solves a significant shortfall while preserving financial support for schools, law enforcement and other top shared community priorities. The plan recently approved by the Michigan Legislature was signed by the governor this week. It addresses a $2.2 billion budget shortfall caused […]
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