State Rep. Scott VanSingel, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, issued the following statement after Oakland University announced its ‘Strive for 45’ campaign Wednesday:
“I appreciate Oakland University for bringing this issue to our attention. I have worked closely with Rep. Ryan Berman, who represents many Oakland University students, on this issue and we will continue to address it in the upcoming budget process.
“There are large discrepancies in the per-pupil funding amounts that our Michigan universities receive. Rep. Berman and I are committed to further investigating the issue and working to close that gap, leveling the playing field for Oakland University students.”
“Michigan legislators have sought to work with the governor to provide a comprehensive COVID response for the people of Michigan since the beginning of the health crisis,” VanSingel said. “Constituents across Michigan deserve to have their voices heard by way of the Legislature. I’m happy they are finally being given that chance.”
State Rep. Scott VanSingel’s plan to strengthen local economies by creating additional recycling opportunities was discussed this week in the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee. House Bill 5816, part of a six-bill bipartisan plan, improves the planning process for landfill sites, and recognizes and increases access to recycling and composting opportunities. “These are […]
State Rep. Scott VanSingel testified September 16 before the House Judiciary Committee in support of his plan to better protect the staff at North Lake Correctional Facility, as well as people in the surrounding community.
State Rep. Scott VanSingel today said he supports a regional, safety-focused approach to restarting Michigan’s economy and helping to bring life back to normal. House Republicans unveiled a blueprint Monday to help move the state toward a rolling restart – an approach based on the prevalence and risk factors of the virus, which varies by […]