Rep. Glenn launches television segment highlighting local ‘hometown heroes’

State Rep. Annette Glenn recently debuted a weekly television series on Midland Cable Television (MCTV) titled “Hometown Heroes”. Every few weeks, Rep. Glenn will sit down with local community leaders, non-profit volunteers, and individuals who make a significant difference in the lives of others in Midland and Bay counties. “We are fortunate to have an…

Fixing Michigan’s roadways will take innovation

By state Rep. Annette Glenn of Williams Township Governor Whitmer’s proposed 45-cent per gallon gas tax ran her 2019-20 state budget off the road in Lansing and nothing – including her threat to shut down state government unless lawmakers agree – will pull it out of the ditch.  The Mackinac Center for Public Policy calculates Whitmer’s tax…

Rep. Glenn commends responsible state spending with advancing budget plans

Budget proposals approved by House Appropriations subcommittees A pair of House Appropriations subcommittees vice-chaired by state Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, this week approved budget proposals that save taxpayer dollars while investing in necessary programs. Proposals for the Department of Natural Resources and part of the Department of Energy, Great Lakes and the Environment ensure proper…

Rep. Glenn votes to ‘Raise the Age’ for juvenile justice in Michigan

Legislation ends policy requiring 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in court State Rep. Annette Glenn today voted to end the policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in Michigan’s criminal justice system. The plan was overwhelmingly approved by the Michigan House and now advances to the Senate for consideration. Michigan is one…

Line 5: Rep. Glenn votes ‘yes’ for energy security and Michigan jobs

State Rep. Gary Glenn said a plan overwhelmingly approved today in the Michigan House with bipartisan support is a key step toward energy security for Michigan and the creation of thousands of jobs. Glenn, of Midland, said he was proud to stand with the representatives of both parties who serve Midland and Bay counties in…

Rep. Glenn: Updated ballast water plan will reinvigorate Michigan’s shipping industry

The state Legislature on Tuesday approved a proposal sponsored by state Rep. Gary Glenn to rekindle Michigan’s shipping industry while maintaining robust standards that keep invasive species from the Great Lakes. Michigan is saddled with the most stringent ballast water discharge laws in the region. The restrictions drove Michigan’s entire ocean-going export business to surrounding…

Glenn: Electric choice fights for survival in Southwest Michigan

State Rep. Gary Glenn, chair of the House Energy Policy Committee, said today a recent order by the Michigan Public Service Commission allows for meaningful electric choice opportunities in areas of Southwest Michigan served by the Indiana Michigan Power Company. Glenn (R-Williams Township) said the monopolistic utility is fighting the order, trying to obtain a…