Rep. Wakeman says a bipartisan plan that will provide Michigan families with improved access to child care targets an issue he hears a lot about from the people in his district.
Rep. Hall speaks on the House floor Wednesday afternoon prior to passage of the Unlock Michigan citizens’ initiative repealing the Emergency Powers of Governor Act of 1945 (EPGA), which the Governor used to issue restrictions unilaterally during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Hall says the 1945 law effectively silenced Michigan residents.
Rep. Glenn talks about her HB 4640, which eliminates an inconsistency in state law that sometimes undermines a court’s ability to step in and protect neglected children. The new bill will add instances of “threatened harm” to the definition of “neglect” – making the definition in neglect cases consistent with other areas of Michigan child […]
Rep. LaFave talks about a two-bill package, including his HB 4539, which prohibits local units of government from enacting or enforcing “sanctuary” ordinances or policies that prevent local officials, employees, and police from communicating with federal officials. Rep. LaFave discussed the plan this week in his House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee.
Rep. Whiteford talks about her HB 4359, which expands the scope of practice for nurse anesthetists in Michigan, saying reforms are needed to better serve patients. The bill has been reported from the House Health Policy Committee and is now before the full House.