Rep. Whiteford talks about the accelerated rollout of the Michigan Crisis and Action Line, a 24-hour phone, text and chat line for people in distress currently serving Oakland County and the Upper Peninsula. Rep. Whiteford authored the legislation creating the line, and says statewide implementation will be moved up about a year to 2022.
State Rep. Mary Whiteford joined her House colleagues Thursday in approving the House budget plan to continue the state’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and move the state forward to a brighter future.
Rep. Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, talks about House passage this week of the $28 billion DHHS budget for the fiscal year than begins October 1. Rep Whiteford says the spending plan focuses on children and seniors.