State Rep. David Martin, center, today welcomed two local business owners to the House Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee for a hearing on the state’s workforce shortage. Andy Abueita and Tony Daoud, who own gas station and convenience stores in the Clio and Montrose areas, testified during the meeting, sharing how employee shortages and federal unemployment benefits are negatively impacting their stores.
State Rep. David Martin and the Michigan House today approved a new state budget plan that will help Michigan families, workers and job providers continue to recover from the pandemic while taking steps to put the state on stronger financial footing for the future.
At a 9/11 ceremony at the state Capitol, state Rep. Dave Martin today paid tribute to Ronald “Mike” Bierlien of Clio, a paramedic who passed away from COVID-19, and welcomed Chief Brian Flewelling of the Davison-Richfield Area Fire Department as his guest to the event.
Rep. Martin talks about the small business roundtable he held this week in Davison, saying that issues like COIVD and state regulations are among the chief concerns of family and local businesses in Genesee County.