State Rep. Greg Markkanen and a group of House Republican lawmakers this week announced a plan aimed at giving the people of Michigan more certainty and control by allowing for data-driven COVID-19 responses that reflect conditions in local communities.
“Anyone who holds a military driver’s license receives a tremendous amount of training, and they’re going to be extremely experienced with heavy vehicles,” said Markkanen, of Hancock. “When you combine that with the fact that truck drivers are in high demand right now, it’s a perfect match.”
State Rep. Greg Markkanen and the Michigan House have approved several measures to continue protecting Michigan families from COVID-19 and craft a smarter plan of action for the remainder of the pandemic.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today said funding to help Gogebic County resolve a pension liability issue will soon be on its way after the new budget plan was signed into law this week by the governor.
This has been a tough year for businesses, universities, non-profit organizations, child care centers and other job providers throughout Michigan. Many were forced to shut down or drastically change the way they operate due to the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting executive orders. Others dealt with tremendous uncertainty as they continued to provide services deemed […]
State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, and Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, today said they both support a new state budget approved by the Michigan House that protects funding for K-12 schools, local communities and other shared top priorities of Upper Peninsula families.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen recently testified before the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee in support of his plan to improve access to child care for Upper Peninsula families.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today lead the Michigan House in approving a measure that would allow veterinarians to consult with pet owners in Michigan about the use of products containing CBD oil and THC for their animals.
A column by State Rep. Greg Markkanen From first-time drivers to new car owners to residents simply seeking renewed vehicle registrations, people across the Western Upper Peninsula are growing impatient waiting on the Secretary of State. Nothing new, right? Sure, there’s a joke there somewhere about the long lines we’ve all come to expect during […]
State Reps. Beau LaFave (Iron Mountain) and Greg Markkanen (Hancock) and Sen. Ed McBroom (Waucadeh Township) today expressed deep disappointment and frustration that not a single Upper Peninsula resident was selected to serve on the state’s first Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, which will redraw the boundaries of Michigan’s state and Congressional election districts.
State Rep. Greg Markkanen today joined the Legislature in approving a bipartisan agreement to help get students safely back to school – whether it’s in-person, online or a hybrid approach.
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