Rep. Green to host legislative update

State Rep. Phil Green invites residents of Huron and Tuscola counties to attend a legislative update on Monday, Jan. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bad Axe District Library, 200 S. Hanselman St. in Bad Axe. “I look forward to updating residents on what we accomplished in 2019 and what we plan on…

Rep. Lightner proposal honoring fallen first responder now law

A portion of I-94 will be known as the “Trooper Manuel H. Fields Memorial Highway” after a plan from state Rep. Sarah Lightner was recently signed into law by the governor. Trooper Manuel H. Fields was conducting a traffic stop on Aug. 27, 1994 on a westbound stretch of I-94 when a vehicle crossed the…

COLUMN: A year of legislative accomplishments

As we kick off the new year, I want to share some highlights of my first year representing our community in the Michigan House. First, I want to say that serving as your representative is truly an honor. It is a great responsibility and one that I do not take lightly. It has been a…

Rep. LaFave: Quid pro no

Lawmaker: No-fault reform in exchange for tax increase never an option State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent comments during an “Off The Record” interview where she claimed Republicans in the Legislature agreed to approve a gas tax hike in exchange for signing…

Join Rep. Webber at his January office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Friday, Jan. 17. “I look forward to meeting with community members and listening to their insight,” Rep. Webber said. “Monthly office hours have provided a great opportunity to connect with the people I serve. I encourage everyone…

Rep. Bollin seeking Legislative Intern

State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township would like to welcome a young adult from Livingston County to join her office as a Legislative Intern. “It’s an honor to represent Livingston County,” Rep Bollin said. “I would be honored to have another voice from our community join my office in Lansing.” The unpaid internship would…

Rep. Whiteford will host Human Trafficking Awareness Day at Capitol

Day will conclude with free movie viewing in Grand Rapids State Rep. Mary Whiteford, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, will host Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the state capitol Thursday, Jan. 9. “Human trafficking is a serious issue in Michigan,” Whiteford said. “Many people don’t realize what’s happening right…

Rep. Chatfield sets local winter office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield is inviting residents to join him during local office hours for the months of January and February. The schedule for office hours is as follows: Friday, January 10, 10:00–11:00 a.m. Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce 124 N Main St. Cheboygan, MI 49721 Friday, February 21, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. McKinley Township…

Rep. Howell concludes 2019 with another perfect voting record

State Rep. Gary Howell of North Branch has concluded a fourth consecutive year with a 100-percent voting record, taking part in all 378 roll call votes held during 2019. “When it comes to representing our communities in Lansing, it is imperative that our collective voices be heard on each and every issue,” Howell said. “I…

Rep. Mueller schedules local office hours

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host district office hours on Monday, Jan. 27 to meet with local residents of the 51st District. “New year brings new opportunities,” Rep. Mueller said. “I invite Genesee and Oakland County residents to attend and discuss my priorities moving into the New Year.” Office hours are scheduled from…

Rep. Wakeman schedules local office hours

State Rep. Rodney Wakeman of Saginaw Township will host district office hours in January to meet with local residents of the 94th District. “I welcome all to attend for a legislative update, and to share their thoughts and ideas on how to move Saginaw County forward.” Rep Wakeman said. Office hours are scheduled for Friday, Jan….

Rep. Huizenga to host local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker announced today he will be hosting district office hours throughout the month of January to meet with local residents of the 74th District. “Meeting with my constituents is my favorite part of the job,” Rep. Huizenga said. “As we bring in the New Year, I welcome all to attend for…