Rep. Canfield votes to shut down ‘kayak tax’ proposal

Legislator: There will be no paddle watercraft fees in Michigan State Rep. Edward Canfield today voted in support of a resolution opposing the Michigan State Waterways Commission’s proposed “kayak tax,” which would require all kayaks, canoes and paddle boards to be registered with the state. Canfield said people should not be penalized for supporting the…

Rep. Canfield announces local office hours

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. has set his in-district office hours for Monday, May 21 at the following times and locations: 2 to 3 p.m. at the Millington Arbela District Library, 8530 Depot St. in Millington; and 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Vassar City Hall, 287 E Huron Ave. in Vassar. “Holding regular…

Canfield: DHHS budget clears appropriations subcommittee

Funding increases for opioid research, physician access State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, has announced the committee has finalized its budget recommendations. Canfield said he’s especially pleased that the agreed upon budget proposal includes increased funding to enhance opioid testing. With Michigan’s steadily increasing…

Rep. Canfield casts vote to eliminate punitive driver responsibility fees

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., today voted for legislation to eliminate driver responsibility fees. Canfield, of Sebewaing, voted on a legislative package that will bring an end to the senseless fees that were established by a previous administration 15 years ago and have caused hardships on Michigan families since then. “I am very pleased…

Rep. Canfield announces local office hours

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. has set his in-district office hours for the following times and locations: Friday, Feb. 23 from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Reese District Library, 2065 Gates St. in Reese; and Monday, Feb. 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bad Axe Public Library, 200 S. Hanselman St….

Rep. Canfield honors Blue Star Mothers of America

Local resident visits Capitol as part of special recognition State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., on Thursday praised his colleagues in the Michigan House of Representatives for approving his resolution declaring Feb. 1, 2018, as Blue Star Mothers Day in Michigan. Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., is a national organization of mothers whose sons…