Addressing the chamber shortly after he was elected Speaker of the House for the 2021-2022 session of the Michigan House, Speaker Wentworth told his colleagues that Michigan is hurting and that government needs to be held accountable at all levels.
Speaker Wentworth talks about a plan that will invest almost $80 million dollars in law enforcement recruitment, retention and mental health support at a Capitol press conference Thursday. The funding will be included in a supplemental budget appropriation.
Speaker of the House Jason Wentworth and other members of the House Republican caucus who have worked in law enforcement today announced a plan to support law enforcement, strengthen the criminal justice system and expand community policing statewide.
Leaders from both parties in the House today announced agreement on a sweeping package of reforms to state ethics and transparency laws. The legislative leaders have committed to making the reforms a top priority over the coming weeks.