Rep. Calley hosts local office hours on Sept. 24

State Rep. Julie Calley invites residents to attend her office hours in two communities on Sept. 24. Calley, of Portland, will present a legislative update and then meet with residents one on one if they have individual concerns at the following locations: The Village of Middleville, 100 East Main St., Middleville, from 11 a.m. to…

Rep. Calley hosts local office hours in August

State Rep. Julie Calley invites residents to attend her office hours in three communities in August. Calley, of Portland, will present a legislative update and then meet with residents one on one if they have individual concerns on the following dates: Monday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Village of Lake…

Rep. Calley proposal eliminating obsolete reference is signed

Clean-up needed in election protocol with no positions present in state A bill introduced by state Rep. Julie Calley of Portland updating Michigan election statutes has been signed into law. The bill was part of a package that eliminated references to a local office no longer being utilized. There are currently no elected boards of…

Rep. Calley hosts summer reading contest for area kids

State Rep. Julie Calley announced today she is sponsoring a summer reading contest for children first through fifth grade in Barry and Ionia counties. Rep. Calley, of Portland, has teamed up with several libraries in the area for the contest. Children are encouraged to read as many books as they can through August. The titles…

Rep. Calley votes for balanced, responsible budget

Plan focuses on education, skilled trades and roads   State Rep. Julie Calley today voted for a fiscally responsible state budget that puts emphasis on education and fixing Michigan’s roads. Rep. Calley, of Portland, said one of her key priorities for the spending blueprint was more funding for schools that will go directly into the…

Rep. Calley joins colleagues in impactful occupational licensing plan

Legislator: Common-sense measures are employee and employer friendly Legislation from state Rep. Julie Calley diminishing the burden on businesses, their employees and consumers today was advanced in a vote by the House Local Government Committee. Within the multi-bill plan Calley has sponsored, local governments in Michigan will not be allowed to impose licenses on occupations…

Rep. Calley invites residents to attend local office hours

State Rep. Julie Calley welcomes residents to attend her office hours in three communities in June. Rep. Calley, of Portland, will present a legislative update and then meet with residents one on one if they have individual concerns on the following dates: Monday, June 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. at The Local Grind, 117…

Gov. Snyder signs Rep. Calley’s bill to safeguard election integrity

Legislation ensures qualified voter file is kept up to date Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Julie Calley to protect the integrity of elections in Michigan was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder today. Calley’s legislation, Public Act 126 of 2018, requires the Secretary of State to keep the list of people who are registered…

Rep. Calley invites residents to local office hours in May

State Rep. Julie Calley invites residents to office hours in two communities in May. Calley, of Portland, will present a legislative update and then meet with residents one on one regarding their concerns on the following dates: Monday, May 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. at The Barry County Courthouse, Commissioners’ Chambers, 220 W. State…

Rep. Calley joins Michigan House in approving stillborn tax exemption

State Rep. Julie Calley this week helped the Michigan House approve a plan to assist parents of a stillborn baby through a state income tax exemption. Calley, of Portland, co-sponsors the measure that received unanimous bipartisan support. There are roughly 550 to 650 stillbirths in Michigan each year, according to recent statistics. Families dealing with…

Rep. Calley plans local office hours in April

State Rep. Julie Calley welcomes residents to office hours in three communities during April. Calley, of Portland, will present a legislative update and then meet with residents one on one regarding their concerns on the following dates: Monday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Village of Lake Odessa, Page Memorial Building, 839…

Rep. Calley visits local schools to celebrate March is Reading Month

  State Rep. Julie Calley of Portland spent the month of March visiting several local elementary schools throughout mid-Michigan in celebration of March is Reading Month. While visiting with the classrooms, Calley talked to students about the importance of reading. She hopes visiting local classrooms and reading to students will foster a love of books…