VOTES THIS WEEK (light week at the Capitol):
Thursday, February 11, 2021
I voted YES on SB 30 (Sen. Hollier) Designates a portion of highway I-94 in Wayne County as the “Firefighter Coleman A. Tate Memorial Highway.” EXPLANATION: Coleman A. Tate was a firefighter for the Detroit Fire Department. He died in February of 1981 while serving the city. No state or local tax dollars will be used for this project; and more importantly, it’s a noble cause to memorialize.
VOTES THIS WEEK: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 I voted YES on HB 4122 (Rep. Glenn) Provides for various technical changes and efficiencies regarding how County Veteran Service Grants are distributed and accounts for distribution of funds if the full $50,000 per county is unavailable for distribution. EXPLANATION: Distributing county veteran funds in an equitable way […]
VOTES THIS WEEK: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 I voted NO on HB 4050 (Rep. Cherry) Allows the DNR to exempt certain specific location information of game species when responding to a FOIA request. EXPLANATION: DNR should not be exempt from providing information to the public when it is requested through FOIA. A 12-month delay on […]
VOTES THIS WEEK: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 I voted YES on HB 4127 (Rep. Hall) Creates a procedure to remove people with unknown dates of birth from the Qualified Voter File (QVF). EXPLANATION: Errors in the QVF need to be rectified. With people listed as over 122 years old on the voters list, updated information […]