Mason Democrat Tom Cochran prevailed in the 67th State House District race last November. In his freshman term, the former Lansing fire chief sits on the House Transportation and the Insurance committee.
He shares his thoughts on state's road funding, the leadership of Michigan Democrats, and getting acclimated to the state capitol.
Governor Rick Snyder says he’d like to see some changes in the rules for how petition drives put proposals on the ballot. The governor is particularly critical of paying petition circulators for signatures.