State Rep. John Damoose, of Harbor Springs, today issued the following statement after activists temporarily halted operation of the Line 5 oil and natural gas pipeline by tampering with a valve site:
“The attack by these domestic terrorists — who claimed on video they were acting to implement Gov. Whitmer’s shutdown of Line 5 — is unconscionable. This action was a direct product of an irresponsible narrative being pushed by misguided extremists. Instead of threatening critical infrastructure that so many rely upon for their survival, we should work together for common-sense improvements like building the Great Lakes Tunnel.”
Rep. Damoose talks about his testimony before the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday on his HB 5315, which designates the Mackinac Bridge as critical infrastructure and would increase penalties for trespassing from a misdemeanor to a felony. Rep. Damoose says he now expects the Committee to approve an amended version of the bill as soon […]
Rep. Damoose talks about the path ahead for his HB 5557, part of a two-bill package, with HB 5556, that would allow community colleges in Michigan to grant Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees. The plan is out of committee and before the full House.