Dems introduce ‘child grooming’ bill amid investigation of former Speaker Chatfield

Amid allegations against former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering), who is accused of sexual assaulting his sister-in-law starting when she was a child, a new bill introduced in the state House would make evidence of grooming admissible in court.  House Bill 5767, introduced by Rep. David LaGrand (D-Grand Rapids), seeks to explicitly allow evidence … Continue reading Dems introduce ‘child grooming’ bill amid investigation of former Speaker Chatfield