Rep. Alexander proposal removing unnecessary regulation signed into law

A plan sponsored by state Rep. Julie Alexander eliminating an outdated reporting requirement in regard to Grade A Milk producers has been approved by the governor. House Bill 5996, now Public Act 301 of 2018, addresses a 2001 law that requires the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) to file certain reports related…

Rep. Alexander’s plan to safeguard bicyclists on Michigan roads is now law

Measure increases awareness of vulnerable roadway users in driver’s training course Legislation introduced by state Rep. Julie Alexander to include at least one hour of classroom safety instruction regarding bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians in Michigan driver’s training courses has been signed into law. “The driver’s training curriculum will focus on the awareness of bicyclists, motorcyclists,…

Rep. Alexander plan to help teachers signed into law

Partnering professional development with area businesses will help students Michigan’s teachers will have more localized professional development opportunities, thanks to state Rep. Julie Alexander’s legislation being signed into law. The new law, effective for the 2019-2020 school year, will bring K-12 teachers together with area job creators and post-secondary training centers to add real-world instruction…

Rep. Alexander announces July office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander will sponsor office hours in Jackson throughout the month of July at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Office hours will take place on the following dates and times; ·       Friday, July 13 from 1 to 2 p.m., ·       Monday, July 23 from 5 to 6…

Rep. Alexander casts vote for fiscally responsible state budget

Jackson County schools receiving top per-student allowance   State Rep. Julie Alexander on Tuesday voted to approve the budget for the coming fiscal year, moving a fiscally conservative budget that addresses key issues that are important to hard-working taxpayers. Alexander, of Hanover, said the new spending blueprint improves Michigan’s economic outlook and gives students more…

State Legislature votes for Rep. Alexander plan to help teachers

Legislation part of bipartisan package focused on career development The state Legislature on Tuesday approved state Rep. Julie Alexander’s bill to provide teachers with more professional development opportunities by engaging with area employers and post-secondary training centers. “Each teacher’s professional development can be a key element of education in the classroom, especially when it has…

Rep. Alexander votes to make Michigan a safer place

Bipartisan bill package in response to recent sexual assault scandal approved by House State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by protecting Michigan’s residents, helping survivors and penalizing sexual predators: “The House committee reviewed legislation…

Rep. Alexander announces May office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly in-district office hours with local residents, emphasizing the importance of being available to the community. “I am committed to making state government accessible and accountable,” Rep. Alexander said. “I encourage anyone with questions or ideas about their state government to join me for conversation.” Rep. Alexander’s office hours…

Rep. Alexander announces Jackson office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly in-district office hours with local residents, emphasizing the importance of being available to the community. “I am committed to making state government accessible and accountable,” Rep. Alexander said. “I encourage anyone with questions or ideas about their state government to join me for conversation.” Rep. Alexander’s office hours…

House approves Rep. Alexander’s bill to safeguard bicyclists on Michigan roads

Legislation increases awareness of vulnerable roadway users in driver training course The Michigan House last week approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Julie Alexander to include at least one hour of classroom safety instruction in Michigan driver training courses regarding bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians. While Michigan law provides awareness of vulnerable roadway users in the…

Rep. Alexander attends ceremonial signing of her law lowering dental expenses

State Rep. Julie Alexander this week participated in a ceremonial signing of the law she sponsored clarifying that crowns, dentures, bridges and other dental prosthetics are exempt from Michigan’s 6 percent sales and use tax. The ceremonial signing of the bill took place with Gov. Rick Snyder in Lansing. “Dental health will be improved in…