Jenkins invites local residents to attend office hours during November

Lawmaker will also host food drive during the events State Rep. Nancy Jenkins encourages all residents of the 57th House District to attend the office hour events she has scheduled during the month of November. In conjunction with her office hours, Jenkins will be hosting a food drive, with all donations going to a local…

Rep. Rogers participates in Detroit Economic Club’s congressional forum

State Rep. Bill Rogers, second from right, attended the Detroit Economic Club’s Congressional Forum this week at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Detroit. Here he is pictured with Congressmen Mike Rogers and Sander Levin, both center as well as students from Howell High School and other members of the Detroit Economic Club. During the forum…

Rendon raises awareness of recycling

Resolution would make America Recycles Week, Nov. 9-15  A House resolution state Rep. Bruce Rendon is introducing this week will help raise recycling awareness in Michigan as a way to protect natural resources, promote environmental stewardship and improve the quality of life for residents. Rendon’s resolution recognizes America Recycles Week as Nov. 9-15 in Michigan…

Franz bill to help veterans qualify for firefighting jobs heads to governor

Veterans will get credit for the firefighting training and experience they earned during military service through Rep. Ray Franz’ legislation now under consideration by Gov. Rick Snyder. The House today unanimously approved sending House Bill 4731 to the governor. The legislation is part of a five-bill package that makes certain military service jobs eligible to…

House approves Jenkins measure to establish equity crowdfunding

Lawmaker: Bill allows Michigan residents to invest in Michigan businesses Michigan start-ups and other small business owners will find it easier to secure the financing they need to put their ideas into motion under legislation unanimously approved today in the state House, state Rep. Nancy Jenkins announced. House Bill 4996, introduced by Jenkins, establishes equity…

[UPDATE]: Rep. Daley invites residents to November office hours

Rep. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, is hosting office hours during the month of November to give residents of the 82nd District a chance to meet with him and discuss state or local issues. The office hours in Almont are as follows: Monday, Nov. 11 Maria’s Place 141 S. Main St. Almont UPDATE: 10 – 11:30 a.m….

McCready invites residents to attend local office hours in Birmingham

State Rep. Mike McCready will be available to meet with residents of the 40th House District on Monday, Nov. 18 to discuss matters of state and local government. The lawmaker will host office hours from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Jeanne Lloyd Room of the Baldwin Library, located at 200 W. Merrill St….

Rep. Howrylak announces district office hours

Appointments not necessary to meet with lawmaker State Rep. Martin Howrylak announced today he will be holding five sets of office hours this month. Residents of the 41st District are encouraged to attend. Howrylak’s office hours will be held on the following dates and locations: Saturday, Nov. 2, at Troy Public Library, located at 510…

Capitol Notes: November 2013

Colder weather is coming, and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Nestled in between all the other holidays designed to bring family and friends together is one that both celebrates our nation’s history and reminds us to thank our veterans for their service. Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, and, as the name suggests, it reminds…

Schmidt welcomes constituents to November office hours

State Rep. Wayne Schmidt is inviting residents to attend local office hours to discuss issues of local and state concern. The lawmaker will be available to meet with residents on Friday, Nov. 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Grand Traverse Pie Co. at 101 N Park St. in Traverse City. “I welcome hearing from…