Rep. Cole to serve on two key House committees

State Rep. Triston Cole has been appointed by Speaker Lee Chatfield to serve as vice chair of the House Government Operations Committee and as a member of the House Transportation Committee. The Government Operations Committee will be one of just four main committees with the authority to advance legislation to the House floor during the…

Rep. Cole’s conservation efforts signed into law

Two proposals led by state Rep. Triston Cole to increase conservation efforts in Michigan were signed into law by the governor. Cole said he hopes the new laws will allow more Michigan families to appreciate the state’s natural resources and learn good environmental stewardship skills. One of the two proposals signed into law is expansion…

Rep. Cole: Bureaucracy must get out of the way of job creation

Michigan House approves lawmaker’s plan improving state’s competitiveness The Michigan House of Representatives today gave final legislative approval to a plan authored by state Rep. Triston Cole, of Mancelona, limiting the ability of state departments from adopting rules that are more stringent than federal government regulations without showing a clear and convincing need. Cole’s measure…

Rep. Cole elected to serve as majority floor leader

State Rep. Triston Cole today was selected to serve the Michigan House of Representatives as majority floor leader for the 2019-20 legislative term. Rep. Cole, of Mancelona, said he is honored to serve as the majority floor leader and looks forward to working with all members of the Michigan House for the 100th Legislature. “With…