Rep. Alexander supports state of emergency extension, but says mid-June is excessive

State Rep. Julie Alexander supports extending Michigan’s state of emergency related to the coronavirus pandemic until May 1, but said the 70 days initially requested by the governor is excessive. “I support a common-sense and realistic approach to how long the governor’s emergency powers should be prolonged,” said Alexander, of Hanover. “I agree with a…

Reps. Alexander, Lightner committed to helping community combat coronavirus

Jackson County reports first positive case of COVID-19 State Reps. Julie Alexander and Sarah Lightner today said they have been in constant communication with state and local health officials about the spread of coronavirus in Michigan and remain so after the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 was identified in Jackson County last night. The…

Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours for March

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in March to meet with residents of the 64th District. “Meeting with constituents is my favorite part of the job,” Rep. Alexander said. “I invite all to attend for a legislative update and discuss ways to move our Jackson community forward.” Office hours will be…

Rep. Alexander releases statement on new federal water rule

Michigan House agriculture chair, Rep. Julie Alexander, tonight issued the following statement on a new federal water rule eliminating overreaching regulation while protecting our resources. “The former federal water regulations Waters of the United States (WOTUS) were overreaching and caused uncertainty for our nation’s farmers.” “I commend President Trump for seeing through, in a deliberative…

Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in February to meet with residents of the 64th District. “Serving on behalf of our Jackson community is an honor,” Rep. Alexander said. “I invite all to attend for a legislative update and discuss ways to move our state forward.” Office hours will be held…

Rep. Alexander recognizes local WWII veterans at state Capitol

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover invited World War II veterans Capt. Herb Elfring and 1st Lt. Lee Zimmerman, of Jackson, to join her on the House floor last week. Alexander invited Elfring and Zimmerman to recognize and honor their service to our county. “Our Jackson community is blessed to call Herb and Lee our…

Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in January to meet with residents of the 64th District. “The New Year is almost upon us,” Rep. Alexander said. “I invite Jackson County residents to attend my local office hours to hear a legislative update, and ask me any questions you may have on…

Rep. Alexander plan fights heroin, fentanyl epidemic

Jackson County families, prosecutor testify in support of legislation State Rep. Julie Alexander was joined today in Lansing by local residents and the Jackson County prosecutor, who testified in support of her plan to increase penalties for people convicted of manufacturing or distributing heroin and fentanyl. Alexander, of Hanover, introduced the legislation after discussing the…

Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in December to meet with residents of the 64th District. “We’ve tackled many issues for Jackson County over the last year,” Rep. Alexander said. “I look forward to sharing a legislative update on the achievements of 2019, and discussing my priorities for the New Year.”…

Rep. Alexander: We can’t let the governor shatter the promise of Andy’s Place

The following column by state Rep. Julie Alexander was originally published by MLive on November 3, 2019 and is available here. In April, the Jackson County community came together to offer hope to families with loved ones battling opioid addiction. It was a day to celebrate the power and importance of public-private partnerships working together…

Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in November to meet with local residents of the 64th District. “We have had a productive month in Lansing,” Rep. Alexander said. “I look forward to sharing a legislative update, and learning more about your ideas and priorities.” Office hours will be held at the…