The Michigan House of Representatives today approved Rep. Phil Green’s measure to combat educational inequities in Michigan and give parents more freedom to choose the programs and opportunities that are best for their children through scholarships.
Rep. Paquette speaks on the House floor Tuesday afternoon prior to passage of a two bill package that would create a Student Opportunity Scholarship program in Michigan to help families with education expenses. Rep. Paquette says the plan will help the state move from what he calls the “cult of the average.”
While the governor may have grabbed all of the headlines – and most of the credit – when she came to Flint this summer to announce a $26 million plan to create a new state park in the city, the reality is that this project has been in the works for quite a long time. There are many people in our community who deserve credit for the work they’ve put in to get us to this point, and I want to make sure their hard work is acknowledged.
Rep. Green talks about his new House Bill 5405, part of a two-bill package discussed Tuesday morning in the House Education committee, that will help Michigan kids by giving families more options in education as the state emerges from the pandemic.
The Michigan House of Representatives today approved a resolution introduced by state Rep. Diana Farrington, of Utica, urging the U.S. Congress to reject a proposal to allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to monitor bank accounts of private citizens.
State Rep. David Martin today said his proposal giving townships in Michigan a path to change their name is headed to the governor for final approval after receiving unanimous support in the Michigan Senate.
Legislation from state Rep. Greg Markkanen stepping up for Michigan’s vital foresting industry was advanced today by the House Transportation Committee. House Bills 4976-78 allow the Michigan Department of Treasury to enter into reciprocal agreements with other states to exempt raw forest products transported into another state within 30 miles of the border from the […]
Rep. Posthumus talks about his new legislation, part of a two-bill package discussed in the House Education Committee Tuesday morning, that will help Michigan kids by giving families more options in education as the state emerges from the pandemic.