Rep. Johnson talks about the introduction Tuesday of his new legislation that would exempt Michigan residents with concealed pistol permits, or who are veterans of the Armed Forces, from the state requirement that individuals born after 1960 take a hunting safety course. Rep. Johnson says he thinks the plan is a common-sense reform that removes […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Steve Johnson talks about Committee discussion Thursday of a package of bills designed to enhance the State’s Freedom of Information Act by speeding up acknowledgment times, making contact information more accessible, providing more information about public work groups and making methods more flexible. HBs 5921-5925 remain in the Committee and […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson says the Committee will continue to look for answers in the weeks ahead after a state audit disclosed that the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency hired more than 5,500 workers during the pandemic without performing adequate background checks.
House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Steve Johnson says he is troubled by the latest Auditor General’s report on the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency, which suggests the UIA did not perform background checks on 5,500 agency hires during the pandemic. Rep. Johnson says the practice left the unemployment system open to fraud.
State Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) has offered legislation in response to out-of-control gas price hikes, delivering needed and considerable relief by allowing people across Michigan to save when they go to the pump. The new plan establishes a six-month suspension on fuel tax starting April 1. The adjustment comes as inflation deals devastating blows to […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Steve Johnson talks about Thursday’s committee meeting, where members heard from Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Director Bart Pickelman. Rep. Johnson says MIOSHA has fined small businesses, as well as municipalities, notably Port Huron, for unproven violations.
House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Steve Johnson looks ahead to next Thursday’s committee meeting with Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Director Bart Pickleman. During the last couple of weeks, the committee has heard from municipalities and small businesses that say they have been fined by MIOSHA for violations that have not taken place.
House Tax Policy Committee member Rep. Steve Johnson says Michigan families and seniors are paying more because of inflation and that the tax cut legislation approved by the committee Thursday will provide them with necessary relief.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson talks about Thursday’s Committee hearing on penalties levied by the Michigan Occupational and Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) against the city government of Port Huron for COVID-19 safety violations. Rep. Johnson says testimony Thursday was troubling and will require further review of MIOSHA procedures.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today said major process and transparency issues within the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) that were disclosed in a committee hearing raise additional questions that must be answered.
House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Steve Johnson talks about Thursday’s meeting, where members heard from the families of people who died in Michigan nursing homes during the early weeks of the COVID pandemic. Rep. Johnson says Thursday’s meeting underscores the reality that decisions made by the administration impacted people.
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