State Rep. Rodney Wakeman testifies before the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee in support of his plan to offer growing families access to a new tax deduction.
Rep. Wakeman says he is looking forward to a discussion about how state tax policy can benefit Michigan families in 2022, including his own HB 4644, which would provide expectant mothers the ability to claim their unborn child on their tax state tax return.
Rep. Wakeman talks about House passage Thursday of HBs 5615 and 5616, which would expedite the issuance of death certificates in Michigan by allowing physician assistants and nurse practitioners, under the supervision of a physician, to sign death certificates. Current law requires those certificates to be signed within 48 hours, but Rep. Wakeman says a […]
Rep. Wakeman talks about House passage Tuesday of a bi-partisan package of legislation designed to improve the state’s adoption and foster care systems, based on recommendations lawmakers heard from foster care kids, families and professionals in 2021. Rep. Wakeman’s HB 5978 requires the Department of Health and Human Services to help connect foster children to […]