Rep. Wakeman talks about House passage Thursday of HBs 5615 and 5616, which would expedite the issuance of death certificates in Michigan by allowing physician assistants and nurse practitioners, under the supervision of a physician, to sign death certificates. Current law requires those certificates to be signed within 48 hours, but Rep. Wakeman says a […]
State Rep. Ann Bollin and the Michigan House on Tuesday approved a bipartisan plan to better serve Michigan children by bringing much-needed changes to the state’s foster care and adoption systems.
Vice Chair Steve Carra voted yesterday, along with the members of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR), to make it easier for nurses from other states and countries to receive a license in Michigan, helping to alleviate the state’s ongoing nursing shortage.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today lauded a new Michigan Strategic Fund commitment in Calumet that further highlights the western U.P. as a prime domestic production destination and place for the cutting-edge jobs of tomorrow. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has announced that Calumet Electronics Corporation will receive a performance-based investment to enhance a newly […]
State Rep. Bryan Posthumus (R-Kent County) helped approved a comprehensive House plan to improve the state’s child welfare system. The plan includes several measures instituting critical changes to correct areas where the adoption and foster care system is falling short.
Rep. Meerman, one of the co-chairs of the bipartisan House School Safety Task Force, talks to reporters on the House floor Wednesday about the group’s work. Rep. Meerman says the four Republicans and four Democrats who make up the panel are working on finding consensus to develop legislation that will be introduced as soon as […]
Rep. Green talks about House passage this week of a package of legislation, including a bill he authored, designed to update the state’s foster care and adoption laws. Rep. Green says adoption, foster care and providing treatment all make up an important part of his Tuscola county district. Many of the ideas that came to […]