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Rep. Barrett invites residents to Bellevue office hours

State Rep. Tom Barrett will host office hours in Bellevue on Friday, March 6. Rep. Barrett, R-Potterville, will meet with residents during the informal gathering at Riverside Cafe, 420 E. Capital Ave. Office hours will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. “A big part of being a state representative involves spending time with residents…

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Rep. Poleski warns residents of phone scam

Local residents who are contacted by phone and told to provide their bank account information to receive prize money should be wary of a new telephone scam, cautions state Rep. Earl Poleski. The caller, claiming to be from the U.S. government, contacts people and tells them they have won $9,000, but that they can only…

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Rep. Iden to host coffee hours March 6

State Rep. Brandt Iden will host monthly coffee hours in Kalamazoo County on March 6. Rep. Iden’s first coffee hours are scheduled for Friday, March 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rykse’s, located at 5924 Stadium Drive in Oshtemo. “Staying connected and engaged with the community is incredibly important,” said Rep. Iden, R-Oshtemo….

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Rep. Price and Sen. Pavlov challenge legislators to read to 1,000 students

State Rep. Amanda Price and Sen. Phil Pavlov today called on their colleagues in the House and the Senate with a challenge to read to 1,000 students in honor of March is Reading Month. “It’s vital to begin building a strong learning foundation at a young age,” said Rep. Price, R-Park Township. “Reading to children…


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#MIstory: Ag industry growing internationally and in Lansing

Two members with connections to Michigan’s booming food and agriculture industry joined the House Republican caucus this year. Reps. Triston Cole and Brett Roberts share a passion for the state’s agricultural heritage, which is well-represented in Lansing and around the world. Thanks to efforts led by Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican Legislature, Michigan’s food and agriculture exports grew 8.9…