Rep. Hernandez Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

LANSING – Today State Representative Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) was awarded the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business Award by Michigan Chapter President Charlie Owens. Hernandez, a freshman legislator who was named the “most conservative” member of the Michigan House of Representatives for 2017 by MIRS news said that he is…

Rep. Hernandez Honored During Hispanic Heritage Month

LANSING – State Representative Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) was honored last week by the Michigan Alliance of Latinos Moving Towards Advancement as part of their Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. Hernandez, a freshman legislator who was named the “most conservative” member of the house for 2017 by MIRS news, stressed that he considers himself an American…

Rep. Hernandez welcomes Sandusky Police Chief for Sept. 11 Memorial

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Shane Hernandez, of Port Huron, this week welcomed Sandusky Police Chief Brett Lester as his guest for the Michigan House of Representatives annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol.  The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the…

Rep. Hernandez to host local coffee hours

State Rep. Shane Hernandez will host district office hours on Friday, June 22 to meet with local residents of Sanilac and St. Clair counties. “This is a great opportunity for me to directly hear your thoughts and questions about state government,” Rep. Hernandez said. “It is important for me to be accessible and accountable to…

Hernandez introduces legislation to help fix Michigan roads

Lansing – Today, State Representative Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) along with Representatives Jason Sheppard (R-Temperance) and Jeff Noble (R-Plymouth) introduced a three bill package aimed at helping fix Michigan roads by creating the Michigan Innovative Transportation Fund. The fund, which would be administered by experts outside of the Michigan Department of Transportation, would: review, publicly…

Hernandez fights proposed ‘kayak tax’

“I hope we sent a strong message today…no new kayak tax” Lansing – State Representative Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) voted for a resolution today 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. Hernandez said people should not be penalized…

Rep. Hernandez presents state tribute

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Shane Hernandez presents a state tribute to Sandusky High School teacher George Lasecki.   State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron last Monday recognized Sandusky High School teacher George Lasecki for receiving the American Legion Teacher of the Year award. Mr. Lasecki was one of five teachers in the state to…

Rep. Hernandez reads to local classrooms

PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. Shane Hernandez reads to a group of students at Carsonville Elementary School. State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron completed his March is Reading Month tour reading to over 800 elementary students while visiting 13 local schools. “Reading is an integral part of a child’s development,” Rep. Hernandez said. “By promoting the…

Hernandez Continues to Work for Better Roads

LANSING – State Representative Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron), chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, and his colleagues on the committee advanced a transportation budget that continues to shift existing funding away from administrative and planning programs and puts more money into fixing Michigan roads. “I take my role as Chairman very seriously,” said Hernandez. “Our…

Rep. Hernandez to host local coffee hours

State Rep. Shane Hernandez will host district office hours on Monday, March 26 to meet with local residents of Sanilac and St. Clair counties. “I look forward to the opportunity to hear your thoughts and questions about issues vital to our community,” Rep. Hernandez said. “As your voice in Lansing, I believe it is important…

Rep. Hernandez welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Shane Hernandez welcomed Rev. Drew Mills (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Mills is the senior pastor of Lakeport Wesleyan Church in Lakeport. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker…

MIRS News: Hernandez Record ‘Most Conservative’ in Michigan House

MIRS News is reporting that after comparing all Michigan State House members in 2017, freshman legislator Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) was found to have the most conservative voting record. MIRS News (also known as Michigan Information & Research Service Inc.) is Michigan’s oldest daily capitol newsletter, and is widely respected by Republicans and Democrats alike….