Thursday, April 25, 2013
House Bills 4228 and 4338, the Fiscal Year 2014 House Budget, was supported by both Republicans and Independent lawmakers.
Thursday, April 25
State Representatives Bill Rogers and Cindy Denby today voted to cut government waste and prioritize state funding for schools, roads and public safety. House Bills 4228 and 4338, the Fiscal Year 2014 House Budget, was supported by both Republicans and Independent lawmakers. "Our responsible budgeting over the past two years has delivered positive results across the state," said Denby, R-Fowlerville. "Every dollar we spend comes from the pockets of Michigan taxpayers, so it is our responsibility to spend it wisely. We have been able to deliver tax cuts, increased school funding, a healthier economy and an improved credit rating. Our long term plan is working and we must continue with it to keep Michigan's comeback on course." The House …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Reps. Denby, Rogers ready to get to work on moving Michigan forward.
Friday, February 1
State Reps. Cindy Denby and Bill Rogers today applauded the unveiling of an action plan of policy goals and objectives for the current legislative session designed to encourage a healthy economy and raise the standard of living in Michigan. Denby and Rogers say they are eager to get to work on creating an efficient and effective state government that is accountable to its people, while also focusing on issues that will have positive long-term impacts, such as improving education. "We have made great progress in reducing barriers to job creation," said Denby, R-Handy Township. "This term, I plan to focus on continuing to break down regulatory rules that are overly restrictive and getting government to a shape and size that works best for …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Data shows $900 of the money comes from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
State Sen. Joe Hune — whose district includes the Brighton and Hartland areas — received more than $1,900 in the form of free meals from lobbyists, ranking him the third highest in the state, according to an article in the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus. The newspaper reported more $900 came from the nonprofit health giant Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Hune, R-Hamburg Township, is the chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee and has opposed a push to make Blue Cross a for-profit. A Hune staffer defended the meals, saying the lawmaker has a busy schedule and people often meet while eating. State Rep. Bill Rogers, R-Brighton, accepted $237 while State Rep. Cindy Denby, R-Handy Township, took none, the paper reported. The Press…