Rep. Kahle hosts summer reading contest for Lenawee kids

One winner will be ‘Rep. for a Day’ State Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced she is sponsoring a summer reading contest for children, first through fifth grade in Lenawee County. Rep. Kahle, of Adrian, is partnering with several libraries in the district for the contest. Area students are encouraged to read as many books as…

Rep. Miller plan to help new teachers signed into law

Legislator: Educators should be focused on students, classrooms State Rep. Aaron Miller today announced his plan to help new teachers be focused on students, and not on unreasonable certification requirements, has been signed into law. “The time new teachers spend during the first few years of working with students is invaluable, but instead we’re forcing…

Rep. Howrylak to host health services presentation on June 29

State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy is partnering with the Oakland County Health Division to host a presentation on Friday, June 29. The Oakland County Health Division will be presenting information on available resources and services to residents of the 41st District. Including their Nurse on Call assistance availability, stopping Hepatitis A, the Opioid Epidemic…

Rep. Lucido plan would prevent sewage from polluting Michigan waterways

Legislator continues mission to clean up Lake St. Clair State Rep. Peter Lucido today announced a plan to prevent sewage from discharging into waterways across Michigan, including Lake St. Clair. Lucido, of Shelby Township, said communities with combined sanitary and storm sewer systems frequently discharge sewage following periods of heavy rain in Oakland and Macomb…

House approves Rep. Howell’s plan to update rules for school buses

Measure increases safety for kids on school buses and the motoring public The Michigan House of Representatives has approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Gary Howell to ensure safety of all drivers by allowing school buses to use hazard lights on four-lane highways that have a speed limit of 50 mph. Due to recent revisions…

Rep. Bellino highlights state funding for Stoney Creek Road improvements

State Rep. Joe Bellino today hosted a press conference announcing more details of state funding coming to support improvements on South Stoney Creek Road in Monroe County. Bellino helped secure $3.35 million in state support for the project. The money is included in a state budget approved by the Michigan Legislature and awaiting Gov. Rick…

Rep. Miller says state budget boosts public safety

More troopers on roads, improved laboratory equipment   State Rep. Aaron Miller recently voted for a state budget that reins in government spending and pays down debt while investing in public safety measures to better protect hard-working taxpayers and their families. Rep. Miller, of Sturgis, who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State Police, said…

Michiganders deserve good dental health care

More than a thousand volunteers gathered at Calvin College’s Huizinga Tennis and Track Center in Grand Rapids June 1-2 to provide free dental care for all who attended, regardless of income or residency status. The bi-annual Mission of Mercy program of the Michigan Dental Association Foundation is a godsend to the thousands of Michiganders who…

LaSata introduces “Green Alert” to help at-risk veterans

State Rep. Kim LaSata, R- Bainbridge Township, last week introduced legislation to ensure the public has timely information regarding missing or at-risk veterans near their area. “Our military adheres to a ‘no man left behind’ code on the battlefield. It should be no different when those service members are back home.” LaSata said. “Our veterans…

Rep. LaFave working to ensure residents get needed resources during flooding

Gov. Rick Snyder declares a state of disaster for U.P. counties State Rep. Beau LaFave today commended Gov. Rick Snyder for declaring Menominee and Houghton counties a state of disaster and vowed to continue working with the emergency manager and local officials to ensure the necessary resources are getting to all residents impacted by the…