State Rep. John Roth (at podium), of Traverse City, speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, June 15 at the state Capitol building in Lansing. Legislators and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new bipartisan measures establishing a more accessible, higher-quality child care system for Michigan families.
Bipartisan reforms, including one offered from state Rep. John Roth, that improve ethics and transparency laws for government officials were approved today by the Michigan House. Improvements to public record laws, ethical standards, financial disclosure requirements, bans on conflicts of interest and other key reforms are included in wide-ranging proposals – which Roth underscored as […]
State Rep. John Roth, of Traverse City, today called a high-speed internet directive unveiled by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer unnecessary, saying it does little to help get reliable access to those who need it the most throughout rural Michigan and the northern part of the state. Whitmer’s Executive Directive 2021-02 establishes the Michigan High-Speed Internet Office, […]
The Michigan House today approved a plan from state Rep. John Roth to create more opportunities for barbers to get licensed. House Bill 4207 streamlines the licensure process by allowing barbers to perform either 1,800 hours of course study or completing an apprenticeship program. Currently, the Michigan Occupational Code doesn’t allow for an applicant for […]
State Rep. John Roth is encouraging residents across Grand Traverse County to share the experiences they have had with the Secretary of State’s appointment-only system. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson recently announced her intention to keep an appointment-only model in place permanently after branches were shut down for a prolonged period due to COVID-19 and […]
State Rep. John Roth, of Traverse City, today called a new metrics-based reopening plan from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer a step in the right direction by establishing clear COVID-19 recovery benchmarks. But Roth noted not all Michigan counties or areas of the state are equal in terms of vaccination progress as shots continue to go into […]
Unanimously approved legislation also prohibits non-disclosure agreements The Michigan House on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposal from state Rep. John Roth, of Traverse City, to rein in out-of-control severance payments made to state officials with taxpayer money. House Bill 4591 generally limits severance pay to 12 weeks of compensation for employees of the legislative and […]
Rep. Roth talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 4591, which will limit severance packages to 12 weeks for state employees and prohibit the state from negotiating non-disclosure agreements.
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