House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson, of Wayland, today heard testimony on “hush money” separation payments made by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to administration officials who had abruptly resigned, while continuing discussion on her burdensome directives that have impacted businesses across the state.
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson’s bill to allow Michigan vehicle owners the option to renew their vehicle registration for up to two years was passed out of the House unanimously. Currently, a vehicle can only be registered for 12 months, or slightly longer if a registration is renewed less than six months before an individual’s […]
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson’s House Bill 4272, which allows gas cans made, sold, and used in Michigan to be exempt from federal EPA regulations was passed out of the House Commerce and Tourism Committee. “The gas can is a prime example of government regulations ruining a perfectly fine product made by the private sector,” […]
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced House Resolution 60, which grants the House Oversight Committee power to subpoena former MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. “Due to weeks of public pressure, Governor Whitmer and former Director Gordon announced that they are waiving the confidentiality portion of their separation agreement,” said Johnson, of Wayland. “Yet, we received a […]
“Amidst the recent reports of a separation agreement between the former DHHS Director Robert Gordon and Governor’s administration that included over $155,000 and a confidentiality agreement, I am publicly inviting Gordon to testify in the House Oversight Committee on the details of the resignation and any other issues that arose during his time with DHHS,” […]
State Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland), who chairs the House Oversight Committee, today issued the following statement calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to immediately readdress her administration’s ongoing 25-percent capacity limit for indoor dining.
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced a resolution calling on the National Park Service to establish a moose tag lottery hunt on Isle Royale, in order to help control the island’s increasing moose population.
Roll Call Number Date Bill Number Vote Explanation 7 2/4/2021 HB 4049 Yes Like I stated in previous explanations, it is vital for our kids to have an in-person education and participate in school sports, especially when COVID is contracted at much higher rates in places that are allowed to remain open. It’s time to […]
It came to light in the House Oversight Committee today that the Oakland County Health Department called local politicians asking if they would like to receive the COVID vaccine. Currently, Oakland County is still waiting for vaccines to administer to those who are over 65 and most vulnerable to the virus. “It is despicable that […]
Earlier last week State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced the Defend the Guard Act, which would require Congress to declare war as required under Article 1 of the U.S. Constitution before Michigan National Guard troops could be deployed to a warzone. “This is not an anti-war or pro-war bill but rather a simple requirement for Congress […]
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