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Rep. Bizon meets with local farming operations leaders

State Rep. John Bizon recently met with local leaders in the agriculture industry to learn more about farming operations and discuss state issues. “Michigan’s agriculture industry has blossomed into one of our biggest economic assets,” said Rep. Bizon, R-Battle Creek. “Learning more about this industry that is so vital to our state is invaluable, and…

Liz Smalley to serve as the new director of the House Republican Policy Office

Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter today announced the appointment of Liz Smalley to serve as the director of the House Republican Policy Office.  The move will take effect August 17, 2015.   “Liz has been a great partner in our work to reinvent Michigan and overhaul the state’s heavy regulatory burden,” said Cotter, R-Mt….

Speaker taps Rep. Runestad to attend Child Welfare Roundtable

National discussion focuses on policies to bolster families   House Speaker Kevin Cotter has named state Rep. Jim Runestad to attend the National Council on State Legislatures’ 2015 Child Welfare Fiscal and Policy Leaders Roundtable in Seattle next week. Speaker Cotter, R-Mount Pleasant, said Rep. Runestad, R-White Lake, is extremely knowledgeable in the field of…

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ICYMI: An update from House Republicans

House Republicans have been hard at work in their districts, placing their focus on local residents while also preparing for session to fully kick back into gear in the fall. Check out what’s been going on below. In the News: Rep. Holly Hughes hosted Speaker Kevin Cotter in Muskegon County, where they met with local…


College should be accessible, tuition affordable

When it comes to higher education, House Republicans want to make Michigan colleges and universities as accessible as possible. In order to do so, we have to keep tuition affordable for families across the state. You may be aware that over the past few years, Republicans have made continued increases in base higher education funding,…