Rep. Martin talks about his resolution, introduced in the House today, declaring opposition to a proposed $641.25 million settlement in the Flint water crisis. Attorneys have requested $202 million in legal fees, 31 percent of the total settlement amount. Rep. Martin says he’s troubled that significant funds are being disbursed to attorneys instead of the affected families of Flint.
State Rep. David Martin of Davison (back row, third from right) and other House legislators stand on the state Capitol steps on Thursday, May 13 in support of Michigan workers whose jobs are supported by Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this week attempted to revoke the pipeline’s easement through the Straits of Mackinac, putting good Michigan jobs — including many skilled trades jobs — at risk.
State Rep. David Martin and the Michigan House this week approved a measure to help make sure Michigan high school graduates have an opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments with their friends, families and teachers this year.