(Community Matters 46) Haadsma Expects More Political Conflict in Lansing this Fall

First Aired August 26, 2023

Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek) of Michigan's 44th District including Battle Creek, speaks with Community Matters just ahead of the autumn session in Lansing.

In doing so, Haadsma discusses legislative priorities, the so-called independent contractor bill and his perception that political conflict between Democrats and Republicans will be more significant.

Episode Resources
Michigan House of Representatives website
Rep. Jim Haadsma website and contact info
Michigan 44th House District Map
Michigan Recent Legislative Activity
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Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

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