Rep. Markkanen talks about his HB 5194, which updates the definition of a heavy-duty truck to include any vehicle with a weight rating of more than 14,000 pounds, as compared to the current limit of 10,000 pounds. Rep. Markkanen says the current, outdated limit is problematic for local truck repair shops in his district because they need to employ mechanics with two levels of licensure.
This has been a tough year for businesses, universities, non-profit organizations, child care centers and other job providers throughout Michigan. Many were forced to shut down or drastically change the way they operate due to the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting executive orders. Others dealt with tremendous uncertainty as they continued to provide services deemed […]
State Rep. Greg Markkanen recently testified before the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee in support of his plan to improve access to child care for Upper Peninsula families.
State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, and Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, today said they both support a new state budget approved by the Michigan House that protects funding for K-12 schools, local communities and other shared top priorities of Upper Peninsula families.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today lead the Michigan House in approving a measure that would allow veterinarians to consult with pet owners in Michigan about the use of products containing CBD oil and THC for their animals.