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House Approves Naloxone Distribution At State Agencies
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The House approved a bipartisan bill package that would allow employees of government agencies to distribute Naloxone, a nasal spray that quickly brings people experiencing an opioid overdose to a stable condition.

Whitmer Signs Car Seat Bills
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Michigan now has clearer laws on the books to help parents with child car seat restraints and to put the state in line with federal standards.

House Bill Would Create New Office To Link Legislature To Tribal Nations
Thursday, March 21, 2024

A new legislative office would help establish long-term relationships between the legislative branch of Michigan's government and the tribal nations within the state, Rep. Carrie Rheingans said Thursday.

Cancer Survivors Push For Copay Bill To Make Treatment More Affordable
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Heidi Varner never set out to be an advocate, but the 68-year-old cervical cancer survivor wants to make sure other cancer patients can get the help they need.

House Dems Promote New Transparency Bills In Honor Of Sunshine Week
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

A group of House Democrats hope that the future of government transparency in Michigan is bright.

Testimony On Car Seat Standards Heard By Senators
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Legislation that would update and standardize child safety seat requirements to mirror federal guidelines would be the first such update by Michigan since the late 2000s, a Senate panel was told Tuesday.

Bill Tackles Mental Health Care Provider Shortage By Expanding Definition
Thursday, January 25, 2024

New legislation would address the mental health care shortage by allowing more care providers to conduct exams and tasks related to treatment.

Bills Limiting Nurse-To-Patient Ratio, Mandatory OT Debated By Panel
Thursday, November 9, 2023

The Michigan Nurses Association and hospital organizations were at odds over bills that would prohibit mandatory overtime for registered nurses during a House committee hearing Thursday.

In Dramatic Vote, House OKs Financial Disclosure Bills
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

During a late-night session Wednesday, the House managed to muster up the votes to pass financial disclosure requirements with the help of some Republicans as several Democrats voted no. The passage of the bills left a bipartisan group of lawmakers unhappy.

No Movement On Prop 1 In The House With Sine Die Looming
Thursday, November 2, 2023

Financial disclosure legislation did not come up for a vote in the House on Thursday, despite an ever-shrinking window for the Legislature to enact the constitutional changes required by Proposal 2022-1.

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