Rep. Kahle introduces plan to boost clean fuel technology in Michigan

Rep. Bronna Kahle recently introduced a plan to boost the development of technology associated with clean fuels while helping revitalize Michigan communities. Kahle’s proposal would make research and development related to powertrains using clean fuels and electric vehicles eligible for community revitalization incentives. The goal is to spark private investment and create jobs through electric…

Rep. Allor seeks feedback from local residents

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today invited people to sit down with her during office hours this month in Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “I truly enjoy meeting with people and hearing from them on the issues we’re facing as a region and state,” Allor said. “The input and feedback I…

Rep. VanSingel invites residents to October office hours

State Rep. Scott VanSingel of Grant announces his office hours for the month of October. “I look forward to speaking with the residents of Newaygo, Oceana, and Lake counties about their state government,” VanSingel said. “Holding office hours throughout the district allows me to keep the community informed on what is happening in Lansing.” Rep….

Rep. Cole congratulates Boyne City, selected as Great American Main Street semifinalist

State Rep. Triston Cole today congratulated Boyne City, which was named a semifinalist in the National Main Street Center’s Great American Main Street competition. The award recognizes exceptional Main Street communities. “This is an outstanding accomplishment for Boyne City,” said Cole, of Mancelona. “Boyne City is an excellent community where shops, restaurants and businesses are…

Rep. Howrylak to host consumer education event on Sept. 21

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, is partnering with the Michigan attorney general’s office to host a consumer education event open to the public this month. The event starts at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Hunter Community Center, located at 509 Fisher Ct. in Clawson. The presentation will highlight phone, mail and email scams,…

Rep. VanderWall announces September coffee hours

State Rep. Curt VanderWall of Ludington invites residents to join him for September coffee hours. “I look forward to meeting with the community to hear their questions and ideas about state government,” VanderWall said. “I invite all residents to attend coffee hours.” Rep. VanderWall will be available at the following times and locations: Monday, Sept….

Rep. Calley hosts local office hours on Sept. 24

State Rep. Julie Calley invites residents to attend her office hours in two communities on Sept. 24. Calley, of Portland, will present a legislative update and then meet with residents one on one if they have individual concerns at the following locations: The Village of Middleville, 100 East Main St., Middleville, from 11 a.m. to…

Rep. Howrylak announces September in-district office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, invites residents to join him for local office hours during the month of September. “A healthy portion of legislative ideas comes from friends and neighbors in the community,” Howrylak said. “It just proves how crucial it is to set aside regular times to meet with residents and discuss what…

Rep. Howrylak announces September in-district office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, invites residents to join him for local office hours during the month of September. “A healthy portion of legislative ideas comes from friends and neighbors in the community,” Howrylak said. “It just proves how crucial it is to set aside time each month to meet with residents and discuss…

Rep. Cole welcomes local hero to the Capitol for 9/11 Memorial

  PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Triston Cole, of Mancelona, welcomed Star Township Fire Chief Pete Hoogerhyde as his special guest on Thursday for the Michigan House’s 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. Kahle invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for office hours on Friday, Sept. 14 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St. in Tecumseh. “I am thankful for the chance to connect with neighbors and hear about their top priorities,” Rep. Kahle said. “I always look…

Rep. Hank Vaupel Weekly Column: September 6, 2018

I will be participating in the Family Emergency Readiness EXPO on Saturday, September 8th at 2:20 p.m. to discuss how Livingston County residents can cope, survive and prevail during a crisis.  I will be specifically discussing how families can help their pets during an emergency. I encourage all residents to attend the free event from…

Rep. Kahle honored as Legislator of the Year by Michigan Manufacturers Association

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian was honored recently as the Michigan Manufacturers Association’s “Legislator of the Year.” The organization said Kahle was selected because of her “leadership and dedication to Michigan’s manufacturing sector and her role in advocating on behalf of Michigan’s largest job-creating industry.” Kahle was recognized by the MMA at its annual…

Rep. Chatfield welcomes residents to fall office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents to join him during local office hours in the months of September and October. The schedule for office hours is as follows: Monday, Sept. 17 10 to 11 a.m. at the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce, 401 E. Mitchell St. in Petoskey; Monday, Oct. 15 10 to 11 a.m….

Rep. Yaroch welcomes guests for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Yaroch, of Richmond, was joined this week by Ray Township Fire Chief Jim DiMaria and his wife, Cindy, 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…