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Rep. Miller invites WWII veterans to join him on VE Day

Lawmaker plans 2015 Honor Drive in Lansing   State Rep. Aaron Miller is looking for a few good men and women. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, today invited World War II veterans to join him in Lansing on May 7 to take part in the 2015 Honor Drive marking the 70th anniversary of the victory of Allied…

March reading at Auburn Elementary

Local lawmaker makes reading visit to Auburn school

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, read to fourth grade students at Auburn Elementary School recently as part of March Reading Month, so designated in honor of the March 2 birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, who under the pen name “Dr. Seuss” authored 46 children’s books.  Rep. Glenn read “Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose” by Dr. Seuss to four classes —…

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Rep. Glenn tours hydro facility in Sanford

Lee Mueller, owner of Boyce Hydro and the Sanford Lake Dam, recently hosted Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, vice chair of the state House Energy Policy Committee, on a tour of the 92-year-old facility, which has a total generating capacity of 3.6 megawatts of electricity using three water-driven turbine generators. Boyce Hydro sells the electricity generated by the dam…

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Local Ducks Unlimited recognized for preservation work

Area lawmakers joined several hundred sporting enthusiasts March 27 for the 40th anniversary banquet of the Saginaw Valley chapter of Ducks Unlimited, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pinconning. The group is dedicated to preserving waterfowl habitat and protecting hunting rights in Michigan and across the nation. State Reps. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and Joel Johnson, R-Clare, and…

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Ag Day at the Capitol: Celebrating one of Michigan’s economic engines

Today we welcome Michigan’s agriculture industry to Lansing to recognize the countless positive impacts our producers have in the Great Lakes State, around the nation and internationally. The 5.4 million acres of land across the state that are dedicated to farming supply a healthy variety of crops for our communities and people around the world. Agriculture is Michigan’s…


#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…