The Michigan House today voted to approve plans that state Rep. Jack O’Malley developed to improve the child welfare system, promote adoption and shore up areas where the adoption and foster care system is falling short.
Rep. Wakeman talks about House passage Tuesday of a bi-partisan package of legislation designed to improve the state’s adoption and foster care systems, based on recommendations lawmakers heard from foster care kids, families and professionals in 2021. Rep. Wakeman’s HB 5978 requires the Department of Health and Human Services to help connect foster children to […]
The Michigan House has voted to advance a plan authored by Rep. Bronna Kahle, R-Adrian, to improve the quality of care for people living in nursing homes by establishing clear and consistent standards for Michigan health care surveyors.
Rep. O’Malley talks about House passage Tuesday of a bipartisan package of legislation that improves quality and access in Michigan’s foster care system. Rep. O’Malley’s HB 6070 would provide incentives to employers who offer paid adoption leave. The package stems from the recommendations of the House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force.
State Rep. Timmy Beson, R-Bangor Township, at left end, stands with fellow legislators and others in front of a Lake State Railway train engine on Friday, May 20. The group rode a train between Saginaw and Flint to see the railway’s newest operations in the area.
State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, chair of the House Education Committee, has spearheaded a funding plan that would deliver immediate funding to help Oxford Community Schools in its continued efforts to recover from the November tragedy.