Rep. Leutheuser meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

Rep. Leutheuser supports plan to protect unborn children in Michigan

House approves measure to ban dismemberment abortions State Rep. Eric Leutheuser on Tuesday voted in support of a plan to protect a mother and child from a dismemberment abortion. “We must recognize that unborn children feel pain and should be treated with respect and dignity like any other human being,” said Leutheuser, of Hillsdale. “I…

Rep. Leutheuser votes to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix the state’s much-maligned car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Rep. Eric Leutheuser announced. Leutheuser voted in favor of the plan to guarantee lower rates and give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stop price gouging on medical services…

Rep. Leutheuser praises downtown Hillsdale investment

Today, state Rep. Eric Leutheuser applauded an announcement of $1,415,000 to be invested in historical and economic development of downtown Hillsdale. The funds will be used to restore the historic Dawn Theater, transforming the currently vacant structure into a community venue for movies, special events, and private rentals. Additionally, the city of Hillsdale anticipates the…

Rep. Leutheuser welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale welcomed Pastor Dave Pierce (center) of First Baptist Church in Coldwater to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition allows a representative to invite a clergy member to begin each day’s session with prayer. Speaker Lee Chatfield (left) joined…

Rep. Leutheuser, Sen. Shirkey to be ‘baristas for a day’

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey of Clarklake will serve as guest baristas at Biggby Coffee, 210 W. Carleton Road in Hillsdale on Monday, April 29. From 9 to 11 a.m., the legislators will volunteer as part of Biggby’s first annual B Kind Day, which promotes kind acts across…

Rep. Leutheuser to host local office hours

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale will host district office hours on Friday, March 28 to meet with local residents of the 58th District. “I am excited for a chance to talk with you in person,” Rep. Leutheuser said. “While you can always reach out to my office, I look forward to directly discussing state…

Rep. Leutheuser bill lowers registration fees for older vehicles

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser today introduced legislation to give Michigan drivers financial relief by creating a flat rate registration fee for cars that are 15 years old or more. “Lowering the registration fee for these older vehicles that are still roadworthy will give financial relief to Michigan drivers who need it most,” said Leutheuser, of…