Rep. Afendoulis: Resolution urges Stabenow, Peters to vote against impeachment

Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township issued the following statement after introducing a resolution in the Michigan House urging the state’s U.S. senators to vote ‘not guilty’ or against articles of impeachment: “A process that began before the president did a single official act can’t be anything but politically motivated. From Rashida Tlaib’s cries…

Rep. Afendoulis announces local office hour

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township has scheduled a local office hour to meet with residents of the 73rd District. “I love meeting with residents from West Michigan,” Rep. Afendoulis said. “I invite all to attend to discuss my legislative priorities for 2020.” The office hour will be held on Friday, Jan. 17…

Rep. Afendoulis: Governor signs sale tax fairness plan

Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township – chair of the House Tax Policy Committee – issued a statement today after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a legislative package bringing sales tax fairness to Michigan retailers. The measures put current Michigan practice started in October 2018 – based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision commonly known…

Rep. Afendoulis issues statement on Wolverine’s PFAS settlement

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township today issued the following statement after Wolverine Worldwide announced an agreement to address PFAS contamination in Plainfield and Algoma townships: “From the beginning, I have said the most important thing is to get clean water to the people; it is a basic human need and right. This…

Rep. Afendoulis announces local office hour

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township has scheduled a local office hour to meet with residents of the 73rd District. “It’s an honor to serve West Michigan in Lansing,” Rep. Afendoulis said. “I invite all to attend to share their ideas and discuss my priorities as we approach the closing weeks of session…

Rep. Afendoulis responds to governor’s budget vetoes

Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Whitmer’s budget vetoes: “The governor wants more money for roads – but only on the backs of Michigan drivers and their families. “She says she wants more money to fix roads and bridges, but she shot down our plan…

Rep. Afendoulis announces local office hour

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township has scheduled a local office hour to meet with residents of the 73rd District. “There is much to be done in Lansing,” Rep. Afendoulis said. “I’m eager to tackle more issues this fall on behalf of my constituents. I welcome residents from across West Michigan to come…

Afendoulis issues statement on budget negotiations

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township, chair of the Michigan House Tax Policy Committee, today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s comments on budget negotiations: “The Michigan Legislature has been working hard to find bipartisan solutions to fix our roads and resolve budget negotiations. All the governor has done…

Rep. Afendoulis: Only state, U.S. flags should fly above government buildings

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis has introduced a plan to ensure only government flags can fly outside state buildings in Michigan. Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township, said it is inappropriate to display flags supporting social movements on property owned by state government. “We shouldn’t be playing identity politics with the people’s property,” Afendoulis said. “It isn’t…