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Rep. Gamrat encourages residents to help rid state of outdated laws

Lawmaker aims to include citizen feedback State Rep. Cindy Gamrat urges local residents to let her know what antiquated or unnecessary state laws should be rescinded to cut down on the number of regulations that could put people in legal difficulties. Rep. Gamrat, R-Plainwell, said a legislative workgroup has been assembled to help reform Michigan’s…

Rep. Hughes legislation allows retired teachers to return to classroom

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, allowing retired teachers to return to the classroom to substitute teach in the districts that they retired from has been passed by the Michigan House of Representatives. House Bill 4059 allows school districts to re-hire retired teachers in “critical shortage” subjects, as well for temporary substitute teaching…


Rep. Somerville invites residents to March office hours

State Rep. Pat Somerville invites local residents to meet with him during office hours in March. “I always look forward to meeting with our neighbors and community leaders so that they can share their concerns about state government,” said Rep. Somerville, R-New Boston. “It’s important that I can connect the concerns and ideas of our…

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#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…