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From the Blog:

Optimistic Michigan: Unemployment rate, economic outlook improving

Our state’s unemployment rate is finally back to pre-recessionary levels and Michigan’s positive economic outlook is higher than it’s been in years. Michigan’s unemployment rate has decreased for third consecutive month. The October 2014 statewide unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percent down to 7.1 percent, putting Michigan’s unemployment rate at pre-recessionary levels. In fact, our unemployment rate is…

Snyder’s governing receives national recognition

Even if you haven’t been following Gov. Rick Snyder, Governing magazine has. Take a look at what they have to say about him. Prior to Governor Snyder’s first term in office, Michigan’s population was declining and jobs were disappearing. For those who stuck around, there was little hope that Michigan would rebound for the better. The…

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Online State of Michigan Resources

Ever wondered how to contact the governor’s office? Or wanted to see where the lastest MDOT project is taking place? Do you need tips or ideas for your next Pure Michigan vacation? Or want to pay your vehicle registration online? The state of Michigan has a plethora of online resources available to residents, just a…


Recent News:

Rep. Howrylak hosts office hours in Troy and Clawson

Rep. Howrylak hosts office hours in Troy and Clawson   State Rep. Martin Howrylak invites residents to attend district office hours scheduled during December. Howrylak, R-Troy, says anyone with questions or suggestions about state or local government is welcome to attend the two office hours, which will take place at the following dates and locations:…

Rep. Leonard invites residents to pair of December office hours  

Local residents with questions or concerns regarding state or local government are invited to join state Rep. Tom Leonard during his regularly scheduled office hours in St. Johns and Ithaca in December. Office hours will be held: In St. Johns on Friday, Dec. 12 at the Big Boy, 1408 S. U.S. 27, from 9 to…

Rep. Muxlow invites residents to Dec. 1 office hours in district

State Rep. Paul Muxlow will host office hours in Sandusky and Port Huron on Monday, Dec. 1. Rep. Muxlow, R-Brown City, says residents with questions or suggestions concerning state or local government are welcome to attend the office hours at the following locations: Sandusky District Library, 55 E. Sanilac Road, Sandusky, from noon to 1…

Rep. Al Pscholka congratulates Reunica Mays, the winner of her age group during the “Turning Pages with Pscholka” summer reading contest. Pscholka visited Mays at the Benton Harbor Charter School Academy to eat lunch with her.

Pscholka meets with ‘Turning Pages’ summer reading contest winners

Participants from Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor spent summer learning ‘What Michigan Means’ to them State Rep. Al Pscholka today met Damarien Bell, who penned the winning entry in the 7-8 age group in the “Turning Pages with Pscholka” summer reading contest. The lawmaker also recently spent time with Reunica Mays, the winner…

Michigan House committee to hold hearing on ‘smart meters’

The Michigan House Oversight Committee will hold a special hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 2 regarding the oversight by the state of controversial “smart meters,” a high-tech alternative to conventional utility meters that are being forced on Michigan citizens, in many cases, against their will. State Rep. Tom McMillin, committee chair, called the hearing after being…

2-bill package improves voting process

MacMaster draws on personal experience for legislation Michigan voters could see a simpler, cleaner election process under legislation introduced by state Rep. Greg MacMaster that is based on his experience as a candidate for the 37th Senate District seat this fall. House Bill 5955 would require that candidates for governor, state senator and state representative…

Rep.-elect Roberts appointed to new public policy workgroup

Roberts: This is a great opportunity to aid our state in its turnaround Rep.-elect Brett Roberts has been chosen by Speaker-elect Kevin Cotter to be part of a special legislative workgroup that will develop new public policy proposals for the 98th Michigan Legislature. Roberts, R-Eaton Township, will work with current and newly elected legislators to…