Rep. Annette Glenn to host Aland Stamps of River Jordan Inc. on ‘Hometown Heroes’

The latest episode of Rep. Annette Glenn’s ‘Hometown Heroes’, a series highlighting local leaders and non-profit volunteers, will feature Aland Stamps of River Jordan Inc. Stamps founded River Jordan Inc. with the goal of providing youth moving out of Michigan’s foster care system with transitional services such as job and interview coaching, financial literacy lessons,…

Rep. Glenn: Give local communities more flexibility with road and bridge projects

State Rep. Annette Glenn today introduced legislation giving local governments more flexibility when it comes to funding road repairs – including a measure that could assist bridge repairs and development in Bay and Midland counties. Glenn’s measure is part of a broad, ongoing commitment to help rebuild Michigan’s infrastructure. This particular bipartisan package focuses on…

Rep. Glenn: Michigan House approves bill honoring Marine from Midland

A Midland man who made the ultimate sacrifice for his community and country will be honored through legislation sponsored by Rep. Annette Glenn. The Michigan House today unanimously approved Glenn’s measure to rename a portion of U.S. 10 in Midland the Marine Lance Corporal Steven J. Szymanski Memorial Highway. Lance Cpl. Szymanski died at age…

Arnold Center staff featured on ‘Hometown Heroes’ with Rep. Annette Glenn

Two staff from Midland’s Arnold Center are featured in the latest episode of ‘Hometown Heroes’, a television program with Rep. Annette Glenn highlighting local leaders, non-profit volunteers, and others who work to make a positive impact in the community. Craig Varterian, president of the Arnold Center, and Program Director Jennifer Grace sat down with Rep….

Rep. Glenn: Michigan House approves plan helping protect patients from sexual predators

Rep. Annette Glenn’s plan to prevent medical professionals convicted of sexual misconduct from continuing to practice medicine was approved today by the Michigan House. Glenn’s legislation is part of a package strengthening sanctions against those convicted of sexual misconduct under the guise of medical treatment. The plan would require the state to permanently revoke a…

Rep. Glenn supports record-high investment for 2019-20 school year

State Rep. Annette Glenn said today she continues to fight to increase the record amount of state funding for K-12 education. Under the House-approved proposal, every school district in the state would receive an additional $90 to $180 per student for a total foundation allowance of $8,056 to $8,529 per student in the state budget…

Rep. Glenn: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

Note: This column by Rep. Annette Glenn originally appeared in the Midland Daily News. This Monday, Aug. 26th, I’ll have the honor of hosting an event that’s been 99 years in the making, where women elected to leadership positions in Midland County will recognize the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – the transformational reform…

Glenn hosts panel marking women’s vote

Rep. Annette Glenn, along with other women elected to public office in Midland County, will host an event Monday marking the historic certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. The amendment was certified on Aug. 26, 1920, and on Nov. 2nd of that year, millions of…

Sharon Mortensen to appear on ‘Hometown Heroes’ with Rep. Annette Glenn

The television program ‘Hometown Heroes’ with Rep. Annette Glenn returns next week on Midland Community Television (MCTV) featuring Sharon Mortensen, President and CEO of the Midland Area Community Foundation. MACF focuses on catalyzing philanthropy in the community through leadership and collaboration, and accomplishes this goal through a variety of projects, grants, and scholarships. “We are…

Rep. Glenn launches television segment highlighting local ‘hometown heroes’

State Rep. Annette Glenn recently debuted a weekly television series on Midland Cable Television (MCTV) titled “Hometown Heroes”. Every few weeks, Rep. Glenn will sit down with local community leaders, non-profit volunteers, and individuals who make a significant difference in the lives of others in Midland and Bay counties. “We are fortunate to have an…

Rep. Glenn invites residents to town hall meeting on road funding

Rep. Annette Glenn, of Midland, will hold a special town hall meeting on road funding on Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Midland County Road Commission, 2234 N. Meridian Road in Sanford. Special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley, chairman of the House Transportation Committee will be joining her. “The current shape of…

Rep. Glenn named to task force focused on state IT spending

Special panel will probe cost overruns, inefficiency within departments State Rep. Annette Glenn has been appointed to a special task force charged with examining information and technology systems used by the state. The bipartisan task force was recently announced by state Rep. Shane Hernandez, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee. “Rep. Glenn has shown an…