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Maddock, Carra, Friske, Rigas Left Without Committees After Reshuffle
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

House committee assignments were adjusted on Tuesday, with Republican members being removed, added and reassigned to various panels.

21 GOP Reps Ask For AG Opinion On Member Access To House Floor
Monday, February 13, 2023

Twenty-one Republican members of the House have asked Attorney General Dana Nessel for a formal opinion on whether any person has the power in Michigan law to order that members of the House be barred from the House floor while the House is in session.

EITC, Retirement Tax Bills Clear House, Senate With Some GOP Support
Thursday, January 26, 2023

The new Democratic legislative majorities passed legislation Thursday rolling back the state's taxes on retirement income and raising the Earned Income Tax Credit with some bipartisan support, moves which would unwind key parts of former Governor Rick Snyder's tax overhaul from more than a decade ago.

Slim Committee Pickings For GOP Members Who Crossed Dems
Thursday, January 12, 2023

House Speaker Joe Tate on Thursday announced committee membership for the House this term, and Republican members who bucked tradition on opening day were left with few assignments on less than stellar committees.

Tate Calls For House Members To Be 'Agents of Change'
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Rep. Joe Tate was formally elected speaker Wednesday but only after an unusually large number of Republicans voted against not only making him speaker but against several other House Democratic officers as well.

New Freedom Caucus Objects To House Rules Ahead Of Opening Day
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

A group of ultraconservative Republican lawmakers called for an overhaul of House rules on Tuesday and announced opposition to the speaker's authority to make decisions on legislative staff and control office space.

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