Rep. Markkanen talks about House passage Wednesday of the state’s budget for the 2022 Fiscal Year, saying the plan focuses on local needs and infrastructure while giving an assist to health care and corrections workers.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today reiterated his call for an overhaul of the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency after new reports disclosed far wider ineptitude than once thought. The U.S. Department of Labor warned state jobless agencies in May 2020 about implementing overly lenient qualifications for pandemic unemployment assistance (PUA). According to one report, the department […]
Legislation from state Rep. Greg Markkanen stepping up for Michigan’s vital foresting industry was advanced today by the House Transportation Committee. House Bills 4976-78 allow the Michigan Department of Treasury to enter into reciprocal agreements with other states to exempt raw forest products transported into another state within 30 miles of the border from the […]