Rep. Calley: SOS Benson overstepped by mailing absentee ballot applications

House Elections chair has concerns with SOS acting without authority State Rep. Julie Calley today said Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office overstepped when it reportedly mailed absentee ballot applications to registered voters throughout the state earlier this week – especially considering Benson had previously issued guidance giving school districts and communities until today to…

Rep. Calley to host coronavirus update during tele-town hall

State Rep. Julie Calley will host a live tele-town hall update on Thursday, March 26 at 3 p.m. on the coronavirus pandemic in Michigan and what steps are being taken to combat the virus. Joining her on the call will be Anne Klein Barna, the Planning, Promotion, and Evaluations Manager of the Barry-Eaton District Health…

Rep. Calley urges residents to heed governor’s stay-at-home order

State Rep. Julie Calley urged residents to follow the stay-at-home order issued today by the governor to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. Calley, of Portland, said the order directs residents to stay in their homes unless they’re working a job in a critical service industry, engaging in outdoor activities, or performing tasks…

Rep. Calley votes to provide $125M more for Michigan’s coronavirus response

Rep. Julie Calley tonight voted in favor of a new emergency budget plan adding another $125 million to help the state of Michigan and local communities respond to coronavirus. The measure brings the total state funding approved to $150 million, including the $25 million approved by the Legislature last week. The plan will provide $50…

Rep. Calley votes to approve key funding for Portland disaster relief

Plan also restores funding to vital programs for Michigan families Rep. Julie Calley this week voted in favor of an emergency budget plan to provide disaster relief funding for the city of Portland, invest in workforce training programs and restore support for programs that help some of Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. Calley said the supplemental…

Rep. Calley invites residents to local office hours

State Rep. Julie Calley welcomes residents to attend office hours in two communities in February. Rep. Calley will meet with constituents on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Revival Café, 75 North Bridge St. in Saranac for an informal group conversation; and Monday, Feb. 24 at the Barry County…

Rep. Calley sets local office hours for Jan. 27

State Rep. Julie Calley welcomes residents to office hours in two communities on Monday, Jan. 27 at the following times and locations: The Village of Lake Odessa Page Memorial Building, 839 4th in Lake Odessa, from 10 to 11 a.m.; and The Barry County Courthouse Commissioners’ Chambers, 220 W. State St. in Hastings, where Rep….