Rep. LaFave weighs in on latest efforts to reduce Michigan’s car insurance rates

State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, Thursday responded to the latest controversy regarding Michigan’s highest-in-the-nation car insurance rates. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, along with eight motorists from across the state, filed a lawsuit earlier Thursday in U.S. District Court in Detroit deeming Michigan’s no-fault law unconstitutional. The group seeks fair rates for drivers statewide. “The…

Rep. Hughes announces release of Pure Michigan Fall Travel Guide

State Rep. Holly Hughes, chair of the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee, has announced the release of the Pure Michigan Fall 2018 Travel Guide. The annual Fall Travel Guide highlights fascinating sights to see, intriguing places to go and fun fall activities for visitors and residents alike. “This is a great resource for planning…

Rep. Farrington hails landmark plan for Macomb County veterans

State Rep. Diana Farrington today underscored the importance of a Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) plan to construct and open a state-of-the-art veterans home in Macomb County. The site will be located at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. The MVAA announced recently that it has acquired Sebille Manor, a 103-acre site in Chesterfield Township, for…

Residents can meet with Rep. Webber on Aug. 27

State Rep. Michael Webber will host his monthly office hours on Monday, Aug. 27 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Panera Bread, 2921 S. Rochester Road in Rochester Hills. “I am committed to making state government accessible and accountable to the people,” Rep. Webber said. “Local residents who are interested in discussing legislative matters or…

Rep. Wentworth announces updated office hours, locations

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, of Clare, today announced his new office hour schedule and meeting locations for residents of Arenac, Gladwin, Clare and Osceola counties. “Being as accessible as possible to residents is the most vital and rewarding part of the job for me,” Wentworth said. “With the slight change in my office hour schedule,…

Rep. Lucido: Record investment strengthens Macomb County schools

In the past two years, state Rep. Peter Lucido has voted to bring an additional $12.9 million for the Macomb County public schools he represents. “We are funding schools at record levels and this investment will significantly help Macomb County students,” said Lucido, of Shelby Township. “Students and teachers will have the resources they need…

Rep. Lucido to select winner of summer reading contest on Sept. 1

Winner awarded chance to be ‘Representative for a Day’ State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township will be selecting the winner of his annual summer reading contest for local elementary school students on Sept. 1, 2018. The winner will join Rep. Lucido at the Capitol to serve as an honorary state representative for the day….