Rep. Roth talks about a package of government ethics legislation introduced in the House this week that he says will build trust and transparency. The plan includes improvements to public record laws, ethical standards, financial disclosure requirements and bans on conflicts of interest.
State Rep. John Roth, of Traverse City, today called a new metrics-based reopening plan from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer a step in the right direction by establishing clear COVID-19 recovery benchmarks. But Roth noted not all Michigan counties or areas of the state are equal in terms of vaccination progress as shots continue to go into […]
Rep. Roth talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 4591, which will limit severance packages to 12 weeks for state employees and prohibit the state from negotiating non-disclosure agreements.
Unanimously approved legislation also prohibits non-disclosure agreements The Michigan House on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposal from state Rep. John Roth, of Traverse City, to rein in out-of-control severance payments made to state officials with taxpayer money. House Bill 4591 generally limits severance pay to 12 weeks of compensation for employees of the legislative and […]