State Rep. Greg Markkanen today voted to advance landmark reforms making state government more transparent to the people it represents. House Bills 4383-92 work to shore up gaps in Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act. The offices of the governor, lieutenant governor and the Legislature are currently not included under FOIA, making it difficult for the […]
State Rep. Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, today voted to advance multiple recreational projects within legislation that will make key improvements to communities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen has co-sponsored newly introduced plans which improve the quality of health care in Michigan while making it more accessible and affordable for residents.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, today criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for declaring an energy emergency in Michigan when northern portions of the state face the very real possibility of a greater long-term emergency later in the year due to her decisions regarding the Line 5 pipeline.
Lansing, MI – Reps. Beau LaFave, Greg Markkanen, and John Damoose released a joint statement criticizing Governor Whitmer’s newest two-month extension of 10pm curfews, 25% restaurant capacity limitations, and restrictions on gatherings in the privacy of your own home:
State Rep. Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, this week joined his colleagues in voting to advance a comprehensive COVID-19 recovery plan – which works to get kids back in classrooms, help struggling families and job providers, and improve the state’s flawed vaccine distribution program. The $3.5 billion plan now advances to the Senate for further consideration. […]
State Reps. Greg Markkanen, R-Hancock, Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, and Sara Cambensy, D-Marquette, and Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township, today applauded the recent announcement of several Michigan Economic Development Corporation plans strengthening communities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, today issued the following statement after the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) approved a pair of permits needed for the Line 5 tunnel underneath the Straits of Mackinac. In its announcement, EGLE said the tunnel project could be completed in compliance with state law: “This […]
Lead positions part of four total assignments for U.P. legislator In his second term in the Michigan House, state Rep. Greg Markkanen today was appointed by Michigan House Speaker Jason Wentworth to serve on four House committees. Markkanen, of Hancock, will serve as vice chair for the House Energy Committee and the House Natural Resources […]
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today underscored the dire need for restaurants to resume in-person dining services after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a current statewide ban would be extended to Feb. 1. “There won’t be many bars and restaurants left to re-open with the governor continuing to extend these closures,” said Markkanen, of Hancock. “This ban […]
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today announced he remains committed to an innovative plan to keep the local economy strong by helping small-business owners in border communities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Markkanen has introduced a plan to allow the state to enter into fuel tax reciprocity agreements with neighboring states. These agreements for qualified vehicles reduce […]
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