House Bills 6230, 6231, and 6232 would repeal parts of Michigan’s law that allow “child placing agencies” to refuse services on the basis of their “sincerely held religious beliefs”, and parts of the law that prevent the state of Michigan from taking action against such refusal.
House Bill 5987, introduced Tuesday, would let veterans of the US Armed Force, Armed Forces Reserve, or Michigan National Guard apply for a concealed carry permit for free, waiving the $100 fee everyone else has to pay. Veterans could also avoid the $115 fee associated with renewing the permit.
The Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce posted the internship opening on their Facebook page Wednesday, saying that Representative Dr. John Bizon of the 62nd District is seeking interns for the summer of 2018, from May until August.
House Bill 5085 was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives 104-3 on Tuesday, and it would require that if the Michigan Liquor Control Commission collected more money in a fiscal year than they did in the previous year, 50 percent of that excess money would need to be allotted to Michigan's general fund, for disbursement to community mental health agencies to fight substance use disorders.