Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today continued her efforts to make Michigan’s state government more transparent and accountable. Glenn helped reintroduce a bipartisan plan to make the Legislature and governor’s office subject to freedom of information or “sunshine” laws. The comprehensive measures would end Michigan’s status as one of the very few states that still exempts […]
Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker today voted for a plan to help implement and improve a mental health hotline that is in development to assist Michiganders in crisis. Huizenga and the Michigan House approved legislation to ensure the hotline is better equipped to connect a person facing a mental health challenge with proper services. Specifically, […]
Rep. Jeff Yaroch said he is concerned it appears state regulators would not answer whether they provided feedback to the Governor’s administration on policies that led to COVID-positive patients being admitted into nursing homes with healthy residents earlier during the pandemic. Yaroch this week chaired a budget subcommittee including testimony from the Bureau of Community […]
Rep. John Damoose of Harbor Springs today issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer announced she will allow indoor restaurant dining only at 50 percent capacity and with curfews still in place: “The governor is not going far enough fast enough – each day she keeps overly restrictive mandates in place on our restaurants, more […]
Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland — chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Environment, Great Lakes, and the Energy — Monday called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to revoke a taxpayer-financed “hush money” contract with former state health department director Robert Gordon. Glenn said she will take concrete steps to prevent Gov. Whitmer from continuing to use […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner is urging the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) to review or return fines that were issued on workplaces as a result of executive orders that were deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
State Rep. Andrew Fink is urging the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) to review or return fines that were issued on workplaces as a result of executive orders that were deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.