LaFave: Plan to save Menominee County judgeship passes House unanimously

State Rep. Beau LaFave today praised his colleagues in the House for unanimously approving a plan to save the 95-A District Court judgeship in Menominee County from elimination. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said the legislation would reverse the 2012 action to eliminate the position, which is slated to take effect March 31 of this year….

Rep. Webber: Michigan should ditch the sidelines, legalize fantasy sports

Broad legislative package prioritizes consumer protections To install critical consumer protections in a rapidly growing industry, state Rep. Michael Webber today helped introduce a broad plan legalizing the participation of fantasy sports contests in Michigan. Webber’s legislation is part of a wide-ranging bipartisan plan updating the way gaming is conducted and regulated statewide. Michigan law…

Rep. LaFave votes to bolster Upper Peninsula recreational opportunities

Proposal includes three development initiatives in Delta County State Rep. Beau LaFave today voted in favor of a plan to complete three separate Delta County construction projects as part of wide-ranging legislation advancing through the Michigan House. LaFave helped secure funds to establish the Rapid River Falls campground and renovate the A. Gene Gazlay Visitor…

Reps. Reilly, Webber cast votes to enhance recreational opportunities statewide

Proposal includes developments in Oakland County Oakland County state lawmakers Reps. John Reilly and Michael Webber today voted in favor of a plan allocating funds for two separate developments of the Paint Creek Trail as part of wide-ranging legislation advancing through the Michigan House. Webber and Reilly helped secure $228,400 to develop the Northern Trailhead…

Rep. Cole votes to expand recreational opportunities across Michigan

Proposal includes acquisition of land on Garden Island State Rep. Triston Cole voted today for a plan to support outdoor recreation and natural resource protection projects across Michigan. The legislation includes $240,000 to acquire 58 acres of land on Garden Island in northern Lake Michigan. “Garden Island is one of our state’s many precious natural…

Reps. Reilly, Webber cast votes to enhance recreational opportunities statewide

Proposal includes developments in Oakland County Oakland County state lawmakers Reps. John Reilly and Michael Webber today voted in favor of a plan allocating funds for two separate developments of the Paint Creek Trail as part of wide-ranging legislation advancing through the Michigan House. Webber and Reilly helped secure $228,400 to develop the Northern Trailhead…

Rep. Wakeman paves way for path extension in Saginaw County

State Rep. Rodney Wakeman, of Saginaw Township, today voted in favor of a plan to expand recreational offerings in Saginaw County as part of wide-ranging land development and acquisition legislation advancing through the Michigan House. The $300,000 project included in the legislation will develop a 2.69-mile multi-use path that is part of the Great Lakes…

Rep. Allor announces March office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, announced she will meet with residents during multiple scheduled office hours later this month. “The best way to find solutions for Northern Michigan is to listen to feedback from those I represent,” Rep. Allor said. “I encourage residents to attend and look forward to hearing their thoughts.” Rep. Allor…

Rep. Hoitenga votes to expand recreational opportunities statewide

Proposal includes development in Mecosta County State Rep. Michele Hoitenga, of Manton, today voted in favor of a plan to construct a rustic campground development in Mecosta County as part of wide-ranging legislation advancing through the Michigan House. The $50,000 included in the legislation will help build the campground at Fork Township Park, located north…

Rep. Mueller votes to expand recreational offerings statewide

Proposal includes new trail in Argentine Township State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today voted in favor of a state plan to construct a new multi-use trail in Genesee County as part of wide-ranging land development and acquisition legislation advancing through the Michigan House. The $300,000 state project included in the legislation will help build…

Rep. Berman announces March office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming March office hours. “This is a great opportunity to directly hear your thoughts and questions about state government,” Rep. Berman said. “I’m focused on effectively representing your interests in Lansing and meeting the needs of my communities back home…

Join Rep. Bellino at his March coffee hours

State Rep. Joe Bellino of Monroe invites residents of Monroe and Wayne counties to join him for his monthly coffee hours on Monday, March 18. “Some of the best ideas are generated from the members in our community,” Rep. Bellino said. “I welcome anyone with concerns, ideas or issues to join me.” Rep. Bellino will…

Join Rep. Reilly at his March coffee hours

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township invites residents to join him in Oxford and Orion Township for his monthly local coffee hours on Monday, March 18. “Talking to my neighbors and listening to their concerns about state government continues to be one of the most important parts of my job,” Rep. Reilly said. “I…