House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson talks about Thursday’s committee testimony from former Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon about his departure from the administration in January and the ensuing $155,000 settlement agreement. Rep. Johnson argues the agreement violated the Michigan Constitution.
Rep. Johnson, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, talks about the issuance of a subpoena Thursday for the appearance of former MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. Rep. Johnson says the Committee needs to pursue answers from Gordon after it came to light that he received $155,000 in exchange for his signing of a confidential non-disclosure agreement […]
Under the direction of Chairman Steve Johnson, the House Oversight Committee has issued a subpoena for the appearance of former MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. The Committee recently received subpoena power to investigate non-disclosure payments and separation agreements between state employees and their employers. Rep. Steve Johnson, Chairman of the Oversight Committee, has pursued answers from […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson, of Wayland, today heard testimony on “hush money” separation payments made by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to administration officials who had abruptly resigned, while continuing discussion on her burdensome directives that have impacted businesses across the state.
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson’s bill to allow Michigan vehicle owners the option to renew their vehicle registration for up to two years was passed out of the House unanimously. Currently, a vehicle can only be registered for 12 months, or slightly longer if a registration is renewed less than six months before an individual’s […]
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson’s House Bill 4272, which allows gas cans made, sold, and used in Michigan to be exempt from federal EPA regulations was passed out of the House Commerce and Tourism Committee. “The gas can is a prime example of government regulations ruining a perfectly fine product made by the private sector,” […]
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced House Resolution 60, which grants the House Oversight Committee power to subpoena former MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. “Due to weeks of public pressure, Governor Whitmer and former Director Gordon announced that they are waiving the confidentiality portion of their separation agreement,” said Johnson, of Wayland. “Yet, we received a […]
“Amidst the recent reports of a separation agreement between the former DHHS Director Robert Gordon and Governor’s administration that included over $155,000 and a confidentiality agreement, I am publicly inviting Gordon to testify in the House Oversight Committee on the details of the resignation and any other issues that arose during his time with DHHS,” […]
State Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland), who chairs the House Oversight Committee, today issued the following statement calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to immediately readdress her administration’s ongoing 25-percent capacity limit for indoor dining.
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced a resolution calling on the National Park Service to establish a moose tag lottery hunt on Isle Royale, in order to help control the island’s increasing moose population.
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