Legislator: People have been heard as Michigan House acts on petition initiative State Rep. John Roth today joined Michigan House colleagues to formally approve the Unlock Michigan petition, which repeals the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used the act to declare an extended state of emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic […]
State Rep. John Roth has announced an updated office hours schedule for the end of July, allowing residents across Grand Traverse County additional opportunities to offer their questions and concerns. On Monday, July 26, the first-term lawmaker will be available from Noon-1 p.m. at F&M Park, located at 716 E. State Street in Traverse City. […]
State Rep. John Roth and the Michigan House have approved a budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year with record-high investments in K-12 students and stable funding for government services.
State Rep. John Roth (at podium), of Traverse City, speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, June 15 at the state Capitol building in Lansing. Legislators and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new bipartisan measures establishing a more accessible, higher-quality child care system for Michigan families.
Bipartisan reforms, including one offered from state Rep. John Roth, that improve ethics and transparency laws for government officials were approved today by the Michigan House. Improvements to public record laws, ethical standards, financial disclosure requirements, bans on conflicts of interest and other key reforms are included in wide-ranging proposals – which Roth underscored as […]
State Rep. John Roth, of Traverse City, today called a high-speed internet directive unveiled by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer unnecessary, saying it does little to help get reliable access to those who need it the most throughout rural Michigan and the northern part of the state. Whitmer’s Executive Directive 2021-02 establishes the Michigan High-Speed Internet Office, […]
The Michigan House today approved a plan from state Rep. John Roth to create more opportunities for barbers to get licensed. House Bill 4207 streamlines the licensure process by allowing barbers to perform either 1,800 hours of course study or completing an apprenticeship program. Currently, the Michigan Occupational Code doesn’t allow for an applicant for […]
State Rep. John Roth is encouraging residents across Grand Traverse County to share the experiences they have had with the Secretary of State’s appointment-only system. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson recently announced her intention to keep an appointment-only model in place permanently after branches were shut down for a prolonged period due to COVID-19 and […]
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S-1388 House Office Building
Lansing, MI 48933
S-1388 House Office Building
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Lansing, MI 48909
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