House Workforce and Talent Development Committee Chair Rep. Beth Griffin talks about Thursday’s “State of the Workforce” committee hearing, saying more than a dozen employers testified that they need people to come back to work. Rep. Griffin also called on the Governor to end the additional $300 weekly federal unemployment benefit.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today announced the charter township of Calumet has been awarded a grant to provide people with improved, more efficient infrastructure. A total of $90,500 in grant funds will be awarded to the community through the Affordability and Planning Grant program. The grant is available as part of Michigan’s Clean Water Plan, […]
State Rep. Rodney Wakeman, chair of the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee, this week announced a comprehensive plan aimed at improving access to high-quality, affordable childcare for Michigan families.
Rep. Beeler talks about House passage Thursday of HB 4421, which appropriates $4.8 billion in federal COVID relief for Michigan’s schools and directs funding to areas like in-person instruction and summer school.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, has sponsored legislation within a bipartisan plan to establish a more accessible, higher-quality child-care system for Michigan families – while strengthening the child-care industry as a whole.
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.