Rep. Alexander welcomes Hanover-Horton Girl Scouts to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover welcomed Hanover-Horton’s Girl Scout Brownie Troops 60181 and 60124 to Lansing on Monday. Rep. Alexander personally led the scouts onto the House floor. “I was thrilled to have such a fun and intelligent group in Lansing,” Alexander said. “It’s encouraging to see young people working hard as…

Rep. Alexander hosts special office hours in August

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly in-district office hours, emphasizing the importance of representing the concerns of the community. In addition to her regular office hours, Alexander will also sponsor special office hours at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St. in Jackson on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 4 to 5 p.m. “The…

Rep. Alexander commends House on achievements in first six months

Legislator eager to continue improving life for Michiganders   State Rep. Julie Alexander today said the House of Representatives has made significant progress on legislative goals established in the Action Plan, which was introduced in February. Alexander, of Hanover, said the Legislature has made great strides in areas important to people in Jackson County. That…

Rep. Alexander applauds bill allowing charitable fundraising on public roads

State Rep. Julie Alexander applauded the Michigan House of Representatives legislative approval today to allow charitable and civic organizations to solicit funds on and near Michigan roadways. “Local municipalities will have the ability to regulate fundraising activities within their communities,” said Rep. Alexander of Hanover.  “The new safety regulations will also keep community members safe…

Rep. Alexander announces July office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander will sponsor office hours during the month of July at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Office hours take place at the following dates and times: Friday, July 7 from 10 to 11 a.m.; Monday, July 10 from 5 to 6 p.m.; Monday, July 17 from…

Rep. Alexander speaks at Dairy Day

State Rep. Julie Alexander and Sen. Judy Emmons gave the opening address during the annual Dairy Day at the state Capitol Wednesday. Joining the lawmakers was Michigan native and Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Allison Schmitt. Schmitt partnered with the United Dairy Industry of Michigan to promote chocolate milk and good nutrition to schools and student-athletes…

Rep. Alexander hosts local office hours in June

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly in-district office hours, emphasizing the importance of representing the concerns of the community. “The insight I receive from residents is the most important tool I have when representing the Jackson area in Lansing,” Rep. Alexander said. “I encourage anyone with questions or ideas about their state government to…

Rep. Alexander announces May office hours

  State Rep. Julie Alexander will sponsor office hours in Jackson throughout the month of May at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Office hours will take place on the following dates: Monday, May 1 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Friday, May 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Monday, May…

Rep. Alexander welcomes Paragon Charter Band to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover welcomed the Paragon Charter Academy Band to Lansing on Tuesday May 2. The band, directed by Linda Rockwell, performed on the Capitol steps as a part of the annual Spring Music Program. Rep. Alexander then joined students for a tour of the Capitol. “I was thrilled to…

Rep. Alexander announces May office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander will be sponsoring office hours throughout the month of May at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Office hours will take place on the following dates: Monday, May 1 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Friday, May 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Monday, May 22 from…

Rep. Alexander announces April office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander will be holding office hours in Jackson and Hanover throughout the month of April and invites residents to join her at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson on the following dates and times: Monday, April 3 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 10 from 9…

Rep. Alexander: People deserve transparency in government

State Rep. Julie Alexander voted today in support of bipartisan legislation to make the Legislature and governor’s office more transparent to the people of Michigan. Alexander, of Hanover, said the legislative package makes the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act and creates a similar disclosure requirement for state representatives and…

Rep. Alexander supports bills that give students better choice

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover supports curriculum-based legislation that will give students more flexibility in their high school education choices to meet graduation requirements and prepare for a career. “Preparing students for life is a key mission of a high school education and these bills will help do that,” Alexander said. “If they have…