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LaSata resolution recognizes state’s independent colleges and universities

A resolution introduced by state Rep. Kim LaSata, of Bainbridge Township, was adopted by the House, declaring Sept. 17-23, 2017 as Independent Colleges and Universities Week in Michigan. LaSata emphasized that enrollment in the state’s 25 independent colleges has increased by 30 percent since 2001, including surges of U.S. military veterans. “There were 20,293 degrees…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during regularly scheduled local office hours at the end of the September. “I believe accessibility is key to open and honest government,” Griffin said. “I welcome anyone with ideas or questions about state government to attend my local office hours.” The…

Rep. Roberts welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO: State Rep. Brett Roberts, right, welcomed Pastor Chuck Snyder, center, from the First Baptist Church in Charlotte to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker Tom Leonard joined them…

Lower proposes solution to Sandhill crane overpopulation

State Rep. Jim Lower today introduced a House resolution encouraging the Natural Resources Commission to add Sandhill cranes to the game species list and seek U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approval establishing a Sandhill crane hunting season. Michigan is home to an increasing number of Sandhill cranes, with an estimated 23,082 reported in a 2015…


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