Rep. Alexander invites residents to October office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover has scheduled more local office hours for the month of October. “I believe in remaining accountable and accessible,” Alexander said.  “That is why I host local office hours every month. I welcome the opportunity to listen to you, our friends and neighbors.” Rep. Alexander will hold office hours at…

Rep. Alexander invites residents to September office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover will hold local office hours for the month of September. “I always look forward to the opportunity to meet with residents from the Jackson area,” Alexander said. “I encourage anyone with questions or ideas about their state government to join me for office hours.” The representative will be available…

Rep. Alexander invites residents to office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover will sponsor local office hours for the month of August. “Office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet with me and ask questions, offer ideas, or share thoughts regarding state government,” Alexander said. “I want residents to know I am invested in them and effectively representing their interests…

Rep. Alexander supports plan to protect Straits of Mackinac

Legislation strengthens safety standards   State Rep. Julie Alexander recently signed on to a legislative plan to protect the Straits of Mackinac by strengthening safety standards. Rep. Alexander, of Hanover, said the legislative package was drafted after an incident this spring during which a tug boat dragged its anchor along the bottom of the Straits…

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 Julie Alexander eliminating an outdated reporting requirement in regard to Grade A Milk producers has been approved by the governor.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…