Rep. Barrett invites residents to upcoming coffee hours

State Rep. Tom Barrett invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation during his local coffee hours. The meet-and-greet will take place Wednesday, June 27 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Riverside Café located at 420 E. Capital Ave., in Bellevue. “I always look forward to talking with people of…

Rep. Barrett proposals highlight Army Warrant Officer Corps, PTSI awareness

State Rep. Tom Barrett, of Charlotte, today introduced a pair of House resolutions regarding the U.S. military. HR 352 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Army Warrant Officer Corps. On July 9, 1918, the U.S. witnessed the birth of what is one of the Army’s most highly skilled group of men and women proudly serving…

Rep. Barrett plan offering support to young crime victims advances

Legislation allows support dogs in Michigan courtrooms State Rep. Tom Barrett’s plan to assist young and vulnerable victims with testifying in court was overwhelmingly approved today by the Michigan House. Barrett’s bill allows courtroom support dogs to sit at the feet of young witnesses when they take the stand to testify in sex abuse, child…

Rep. Barrett invites residents to upcoming coffee hours

State Rep. Tom Barrett invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation during his local coffee hours. The meet-and-greet will take place Friday, May 25 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Charlotte Community Library located at 226 Bostwick St. S., in Charlotte. “I always look forward to the opportunity to…

Rep. Barrett unveils bill as part of Energy Freedom plan

Legislator’s measure lets more people use clean energy   PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tom Barrett (R-Charlotte) discusses the bipartisan Energy Freedom legislation during a Tuesday news conference in the Capitol building. Rep. Barrett’s bill will raise the limit on the number of people who can offset their electric costs by using renewable energy. Rep. Barrett…