Rep. Lilly welcomes local first responders to Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Lilly today welcomed Captain John Woliffs Undersheriff Valerie Weiss to the Michigan Capitol rotunda for the annual House of Representatives Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony. House members invited first responders from their communities to be their guests for the service that also honors Michigan first responders and military who lost their…

Macomb County public safety officials join Rep. Lucido for Sept. 11 ceremony

  PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, is joined today by special guests Romeo Village Police Chief Daniel Sokolnicki (left) and Bruce Township Fire Chief Dave Witgen (right)  for the Michigan House of Representatives annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol.  The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military…

Maturen welcomes local guests to House of Representatives Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Dave Maturen, of Vicksburg, today welcomed Vice President of Southwest Region of Lifecare Ambulance Service Steve Frisbie (left) and Pine Creek Indian Reservation Director of Police Carter Bright  as his guests for the annual House of Representatives Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony. House members invited first responders from their communities to be…

Reps. Marino, Yaroch: Township board members must be held accountable

Proposal compelling meeting attendance passes House floor vote A plan from state Rep. Steve Marino and co-sponsored by state Rep. Jeff Yaroch to compel the attendance of board members and officers at township meetings was advanced on Wednesday in a vote by the Michigan House. House Bill 5950 was introduced by Marino, of Harrison Township,…

Rep. Sheppard honors local first responders at Michigan House Sept. 11 ceremony

    PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today hosted Detective Rob Moody (left) and Detective Mike McClain (right) of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office for the House’s Sept. 11 Memorial Service. The observance at the state Capitol memorializes Michigan first responders and military members who died in the line of duty in…

Plymouth first responder joins Rep. Noble at Sept. 11 service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble (left), of Plymouth, today invited Plymouth Township Fire Department Chief Dan Philips to the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past year.

Rep. Kesto invites local first responders to Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Klint Kesto (center), of Commerce Township, today hosted Wixom Police Director Ronald W. Moore (right) and Wolverine Lake Chief of Police John Ellsworth, as his guests at the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from…

Rep. Hauck joined by local official for ceremony to honor fallen heroes

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Roger Hauck (left), of Mount Pleasant, was honored to welcome Marc Griffis, who serves as Isabella County Director of Emergency Management, to a Michigan House session commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on Thursday. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line…

Michigan State Police official joins Rep. Iden for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Brandt Iden (left), of Oshtemo Township, is joined by Inspector Dale Hinz, Assistant Commander of Michigan State Police’s 5th District, on Thursday during a Michigan House session commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of…

Rep. Whiteford welcomes local guests to Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mary Whiteford, of Casco Township, today welcomed Saugatuck Township Fire District Chief Greg Janik (right) and Allegan County Emergency Management Director Scott Corbin (left) to the Capitol rotunda as her guest for the Michigan House of Representatives Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony. House members invited first responders from their communities to be…

Leonard demands an end to labor standoff

Speaker of the House Tom Leonard, R-DeWitt, today issued the following statement on the labor impasse holding up road repair projects across the state: “This work stoppage is simply unacceptable. The negotiation tactics being acted out are hurting Michigan’s progress, and they threaten our state’s future. Both sides sitting at the table need to figure…

Speaker Tom Leonard issues statement on passing of Richard DeVos

Speaker of the House Tom Leonard, R-DeWitt, today issued the following statement on the passing of Richard DeVos: “Richard DeVos lived an incredible life of dedication, leadership and service. Millions of people in Michigan and around the world will never be the same because of his involvement and his caring heart. His impact will be…

Mason County officials join Rep. VanderWall for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Curt VanderWall, of Ludington, is joined today by Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole (right) and Undersheriff Derrek Wilson, for the House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 ceremony. The observance memorializes Michigan first responders and members of the military who died in the line of duty during the past year. #####