Bizon welcomes local guests for Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. John Bizon (center, left) welcomes (from left) Battle Creek Air National Guard Col. Daniel Whipple, Calhoun County Undersheriff Tim Hurtt and John Pignataro of the Calhoun County Sheriff Department as his guests for the Michigan House of Representatives Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony. House members invited first responders from their communities to…

House approves Rep. Bizon’s plan to ensure safety of bicyclists on Michigan roads

Drivers must give a three-foot clearance when passing a bicyclist The Michigan House this week approved state Rep. Dr. John Bizon’s legislation to require motorists to maintain at least a three-foot distance to increase safety when passing a bicyclist. “This plan requires motorists to maintain a safe distance while passing a bicyclist ensuring the safety…

Rep. Bizon resolution honors Michigan’s corrections officers

House names April 30-May 5 as Correctional Officers Week The state House approved a resolution this week from state Rep. Dr. John Bizon to declare April 30-May 5 as Correctional Officers Week in Michigan. “No group of Americans has a more difficult or less publicly visible job than the brave men and women who work…

Rep. Bizon: Military and veterans programs benefit from proposed budget plan

State Rep. John Bizon, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs, today announced the subcommittee has unanimously advanced a budget plan prioritizing funds to strengthen military and veteran services throughout Michigan. The proposed Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) budget includes: $6.5 million for the National Guard Tuition Assistance Fund;…

Rep. Bizon casts vote for additional road funding

Plan improves Calhoun County roads without increasing taxes   State Rep. Dr. John Bizon of  Battle Creek today joined a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues in approving a plan to invest an additional $175 million into road repairs across Michigan as early as this summer. “We have made a huge effort to improve our…