State Rep. Andrew Fink, of Adams Township, issued the following statement after Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers refused to certify the signatures of Unlock Michigan’s petition seeking to repeal a law deemed unconstitutional that Gov. Whitmer previously used to issue pandemic orders.
House Oversight Committee member Jack O’Malley talks about the issuance of a subpoena by the House Oversight Committee Thursday to compel the testimony of former Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon about his departure from office earlier in 2021, and a $155,000 severance agreement he signed with the Whitmer Administration.
Rep. Doug Wozniak today introduced a resolution calling on Congress to allow infrastructure funding being proposed by Congress to be used for combined sewer system separation to prevent overflows into Lake St. Clair and other surface waters and tributaries
Rep. Damoose talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 4289, which allows Michiganders to establish a first-time home buyer savings account with a financial institution. The account would be used to pay or reimburse the qualified beneficiary’s eligible costs for the purchaseof a single-family residence in Michigan.
Rep. Bryan Posthumus, of Kent County, announced today that he is sponsoring legislation as part of a comprehensive criminal justice reform plan to stop the cycle of recidivism and reentry while expanding victim protections. Together, the bills would create programs to prepare incarcerated individuals for release, expand eligibility for victim compensation, and expand paid medical leave for victims and witnesses of certain crimes.
Rep. Johnson, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, talks about the issuance of a subpoena Thursday for the appearance of former MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. Rep. Johnson says the Committee needs to pursue answers from Gordon after it came to light that he received $155,000 in exchange for his signing of a confidential non-disclosure agreement […]
Under the direction of Chairman Steve Johnson, the House Oversight Committee has issued a subpoena for the appearance of former MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. The Committee recently received subpoena power to investigate non-disclosure payments and separation agreements between state employees and their employers. Rep. Steve Johnson, Chairman of the Oversight Committee, has pursued answers from […]
Rep. Fink talks about his testimony Wednesday before the House Local Government Committee on his plan, HB 4066, to ensure local municipalities do not enact knife ordinances that are stricter than state law.