Representative Tom McMillin hearing on SWAT reporting bill to take place on Wednesday

In a press release received by Rochester Media, it was announced that Rep. Tom McMillin's (R-Rochester Hills)¬†SWAT-reporting bill, HB4914 will get a hearing on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in the Michigan House Criminal Justice committee.¬† The bill would require law enforcement agencies involved in SWAT raids to be transparent about their SWAT raid activities, including: How many raids they participated in. The reason for the raids. What legal authority they had, including the kind of … [Read more...]

Rep. Tom McMillin introduces major welfare reform

No cash assistance, requires direct payment for rent and utilities According to a press release issued by his office, Rep. Tom McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, introduced legislation today that drastically changes how welfare benefits are received in the state of Michigan. House Bill 5536 completely eliminates all cash withdrawals from state Bridge Cards to reduce welfare abuse and fraud in Michigan. This prevents taxpayer dollars from being used for drugs or other illegal purchases. The bill … [Read more...]

New grandpa Rep. Tom McMillin files for State Senate on Friday

Two days after his first grandchild was born, Rep. Tom McMillin (R - Rochester Hills) officially filed to run for State senate in the 13th district in Oakland County. McMillin said, "Little Brooklynne Frezza was born to my daughter and her husband on Wednesday. She is my first grandchild and while she doesn't have an older brother, I don't want her growing up in a world where she'll have to worry about Big Brother." "I'm running for State Senate to continue the fight for smaller, more … [Read more...]