10/05/2020- The incumbent in the race for Michigan’s 108th Assembly District says he’s running again to ensure U.P. voices are heard loud and clear in the state legislature. Representative Beau LaFave says, if re-elected this November, his top priorities will include furthering auto insurance reform, closing the dark store loophole, and addressing the widespread economic concern caused by the coronavirus pandemic. LaFave says sweeping mandates at the state level unfairly hamstring business and industry in the Upper Peninsula.

Though perhaps it’s temporarily taken a backseat to other issues, concerns about the proposed Back 40 Mine in Menominee County still top the list of questions many voters have for LaFave and his opponent Renee Richer. LaFave says while the state can’t prevent that project from moving forward, they can see that it’s done by the books.

The Republican LaFave is an Iron Mountain native and is seeking his third term in the Michigan House. Tune in to Bay Cities Radio tomorrow for a full profile on the challenger for that 108th District seat, Renee Richer.