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Rep. Tedder’s support for new Soo Lock reinforced following tour

State Rep. Jim Tedder spoke today on the need for a new lock at the Soo Locks facility in Sault Ste. Marie following a recent trip hosted by fellow Michigan legislators. State Rep. Lee Chatfield, of Levering, and state Sen. Wayne Schmidt, of Traverse City, hosted the event on July 18, which included legislators and…

Extra school funding a hard-fought battle

Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed the state budget, which includes increased funding for rural schools. The budget the Michigan House approved earlier this year – which I voted against – did not include that increase, referred to as “2X funding.” But I and a group of dedicated legislators worked hard to see additional money was…

Rep. Albert: Retirees in Michigan deserve tax relief

State Rep. Thomas Albert today detailed his legislation to provide income tax relief to more retirees in Michigan, delaying some of the so-called “pension tax” changes made to state law earlier this decade. Albert’s bill would restore tax deductions on retirement income to those born before 1950 – covering more Michiganders than current law, which…

Rep. Noble invites students to be “Rep. for a Day”

State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth announced his essay contest for students in Plymouth, Canton and Northville. The contest is open to students in grades six to twelfth. Students are asked to write a minimum of 250 words and no more than 500. The topic is “Why do you like living in Michigan?” Essays should…


From the Blog:

Real Solutions; Real Results

House Republicans this fall continued to make progress on their Action Plan for the 2015-16 legislative session. At the beginning of session, GOP lawmakers created an online list of policy proposals to help make state government more efficient, effective and accountable. The 2015-16 House Republican Action Plan includes a record 78 specific goals to move…