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Horse racing reform plan signed by Gov. Snyder

Rep. Lauwers: Updated laws put industry back on the right track Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed into law two bills modernizing the regulations that govern horse racing in Michigan. State Rep. Dan Lauwers, who chairs the House Committee on Agriculture, said the new laws are a much-needed update to rules written 21 years ago, when…


Rep. Hughes encourages area children to participate in reading program

With school out for the summer, Rep. Holly Hughes is encouraging area first through fifth grade students to participate in a reading contest for the possibility of joining her in Lansing as a ‘State Rep For A Day.’ “This is one way to encourage our children to read more even though school is out until…

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Rep. Price invites 89th District residents to July 8 office hour events

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, will host three office hours on Friday, July 8 in Spring Lake, Park Township and Grand Haven. “A lot has happened over the first six months of 2016, but there is still work to be done in Lansing,” said Rep. Price. “I hope that my fellow 89th District residents…

Rep. Howell invites residents to July in-district office hours

State Rep. Gary Howell today encouraged people to join him for office hours in Imlay City and Lapeer during July. Rep. Howell, R-North Branch, will host the two informal gatherings on Thursday, July 14, at the following locations: Silver Grill Family Dining, 535 N. Cedar St. in Imlay City, from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; and…

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House Republicans continue to make progress on key goals

Michigan House Republicans began the 2015-16 legislative session by creating a to-do list to make state government more efficient, more effective and more accountable. The 2015-16 House Republican Action Plan included a record 78 specific goals to move Michigan forward using real solutions for real results. As of today, with 75 percent of the session…


House GOP continues to make progress on Action Plan

With about two-thirds of the 2015-16 legislative session in the books, we’re excited to have 81 percent of our goals introduced as House legislation and 55 percent of those Action Plan items approved by the House. Just over half are already Michigan law. Our 2015-16 Action Plan identified 78 specific goals to move Michigan forward….