Rep. O’Malley talks about House passage Thursday of legislation providing more than a third of a billion dollars for public safety in Michigan. Rep. O’Malley says the measure is good news for school resource officers and in providing support for law enforcement.
Speaker Wentworth tells reporters on the House floor that the economic development package approved by the House this week gives Michigan new and better tools to use in areas like site selection and critical infrastructure development.
Rep. Martin speaks on the House floor Wednesday afternoon prior to adoption of his House Resolution 175, calling for the resignation of Liza Estlund Olson, acting director of the troubled Unemployment Insurance Agency.
Rep. Yaroch speaks on the House floor Tuesday, prior to passage of his HR 158, which calls on the U.S. Congress to clarify its position on marijuana under the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970. Rep. Yaroch says laws in more than half the states, including Michigan, are at variance with federal policy.
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.