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TBT-Judiciary

#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…

Farm Fresh beets

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…

Comerica Bank

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…

MIRecovery

Michigan’s comeback: Here, there, everywhere

Michigan’s comeback can been seen through a number of initiatives and programs – all designed to give each and every resident a brighter future – but there’s one thing each success story has in common: Republican leadership. This is another one of those stories. Today, the governor announced that six companies from China, Italy, Germany…


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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…

Rep. Muxlow: Eissmann plant to create 225 Port Huron jobs

Auto supplier to invest $13.55 million in local economy   State Rep. Paul Muxlow today announced a German automobile supply company plans to build a new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in Port Huron, a move that is expected to create up to 225 jobs and pump $13.55 million into the local economy. Muxlow,…

Rep. Foster urges quick action for deep freeze funds

Local communities interested in receiving a state grant to help repair freeze damage from this past winter have until Aug. 18 to submit their applications for the funding. “A pool of $6 million is available through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Strategic Fund during a very short window of opportunity,” said Rep….

Rep. Kesto hosts town hall forum to address Michigan’s roads

Lawmaker joined by panel of transportation experts   State Rep. Klint Kesto will be joined by transportation experts as he hosts a town hall meeting to address the state’s road plan on Wednesday, July 30. Kesto, R-Commerce Township, will meet with residents of the 39th House District at Commerce Township Library, located at 2869 N…