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Orange barrels signal start of construction throughout state

A few weeks ago, we detailed some of the news stories we’ve seen recently announcing road and bridge improvement projects set to take place across the state this summer, thanks to money set aside by Republican leadership. And now that construction season is in full swing, it’s exciting to see some of the new roads projects underway. Earlier…

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#TBT: Judging a committee by its accomplishments

In similar fashion to last week’s #ThrowbackThursday, we are again focusing on the achievements of another House committee – the House Judiciary Committee. Chaired by Rep. Kevin Cotter, the House Judiciary Committee discusses and passes bills that, on the surface seem nuanced and confusing, but have a huge impact on Michigan laws and an everyday…

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Farm fresh and local: Capitol Farmers Market

Looking to grab some locally grown fruits and veggies when you’re visiting Lansing? Lucky for you there are three opportunities to get your fill of Michigan-grown produce right on the Capitol lawn. The Capitol Farmers Market showcases Michigan food and other agricultural products, with vendors from all over the state pitching their tents on the…

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Michigan’s economy continues to rebound

We all know Michigan’s economy is rebounding — “Now Hiring” signs are popping up in window fronts across the state, unemployment numbers continue to drop and new businesses are bringing new jobs to our state almost daily. But it’s still nice to get confirmation that our state is continuing its resurgence, which is why Comerica…


Recent News:

Farrington looks forward to meeting with local residents

State Rep. Jeff Farrington today announced he will be hosting six coffee hour events throughout the months of August, September and October. “These informal meetings are a great way for me to talk with and receive feedback from local residents,” said Farrington, R-Utica. “It’s always important to meet with constituents and bring their feedback to…

Rep. Somerville announces August office hours

Rep. Pat Somerville announced a pair of August office hour events in Grosse Ile and Brownstown Township. “I look forward to meeting with all members of our local communities during these office hours,” said Somerville, R-New Boston. “Residents should feel free to stop by either location to let me know what concerns they have, so…

Pscholka announces second Orchard Hill Landfill town hall

Lawmaker: Progress made, but we must keep working on odor situation Area residents are invited to attend a second town hall meeting with state Rep. Al Pscholka to discuss Orchard Hill Sanitary Landfill updates and progress made to address local odor complaints. The open forum meeting will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7…

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Walsh lauds support of Livonia business expansion, job creation

The City of Livonia will receive business expansion support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, helping generate local capital investment of up to $8.7 million while creating as many as 200 new jobs, announced state Rep. John Walsh, R-Livonia. “The City of Livonia worked hard to secure the expansion bid from Roush and out-competed other contenders…

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Nesbitt hosts third annual Local Officials Meeting

On Friday, July 25, state Rep. Aric Nesbitt hosted more than 45 officials from across Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties at his third annual Local Officials Meeting. The event brought together local elected leaders and representatives from different departments within state government to discuss the issues that greatly impact local government. The meeting was once…

MSU Ag Expo Lamb Auction

Pagel helps purchase locally raised lamb on behalf of House Agriculture Committee

State Rep. Dave Pagel helped purchase a showcase lamb raised by Niles resident Trent George at this week’s Michigan Livestock Auction at the Ag Expo in East Lansing. Pagel, a local farmer and member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pitch in part of the necessary funds to purchase the animal, which was designated as…

Rep. Lauwers helps purchase prize lamb on behalf of House Agriculture Committee

State Rep. Dan Lauwers helped purchase a showcase lamb on behalf of the state House Agriculture Committee at this week’s Michigan Livestock Auction at the Ag Expo in East Lansing. Lauwers, a farmer and member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pitch in part of the necessary funds to purchase the animal, which was designated…