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Rep. Price completes term with perfect voting record

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, did not miss a single vote during her six-year tenure representing the 89th District in the House of Representatives. Rep. Price submitted the last of her 4,123 votes during the final day of the current session on Thursday, Dec. 15. “Representing the 89th District meant making every single vote,”…

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Bill to expand community college districts advances to Gov. Snyder

LANSING – Legislation to help expand community college education programs across a larger area is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk. House Bill 4265, submitted by Rep. Amanda Price, allows a community college to expand its tax district to non-bordering communities. Joining the district, which includes options for lower tuition and improved access to job…

Rep. Price honors first woman, Native American in state House

LANSING – State Rep. Amanda Price honored the life of Cora Belle Reynolds Anderson, the first woman and Native American to serve in the state House of Representatives, during a portrait dedication ceremony today. Rep. Price, R-Park Township, highlighted Anderson’s education and professional background beyond her tenure in the state House in 1925-1926. “She was…

Rep. Price, Education Committee honors top Michigan teacher

The House Committee on Education, chaired by state Rep. Amanda Price, hosted the 2016 Michigan Teacher of the Year during its committee meeting on Thursday. Tracy Horodyski, who is a reading literacy coach at Zinser Elementary School in the Kenowa Hills School District, gave a brief presentation at the start of the meeting. She was…

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Rep. Price announces November office hours stops in 89th District

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, has scheduled her monthly office hour visits in Spring Lake, Park Township and Grand Haven for Nov. 4 and 7. “I always look forward to meeting with residents anywhere in the 89th District,” said Rep. Price. “As we begin my final weeks as your state representative, I am keeping…

Landmark third-grade reading proficiency bill signed into law

LANSING – Michigan’s youngest students will improve their reading proficiency prior to entering fourth grade under landmark legislation, authored by state Rep. Amanda Price, is now law. Gov. Rick Snyder signed House Bill 4822 today at the state Capitol. HB 4822 is now Public Act 306 of 2016. “This bill ensures that a strong foundation…

Griffin Elementary honored as a National Blue Ribbon School

Griffin Elementary School in Grand Haven have been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. “This is a wonderful achievement and I congratulate the students, parents and staff on this honor,” said Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township. “This is a wonderful team effort in the Grand Haven Area Public Schools district. The Griffin students are…

Third grade reading proficiency legislation approved by House, Senate

Legislation to help improve reading proficiency in kindergarten through third-grade students was approved by the state House and Senate today, advancing House Bill 4822 to Gov. Rick Snyder for his consideration. “Our state is currently 41st in the nation in fourth-grade literacy. We desperately need to improve our literacy outcomes for Michigan students,” said Rep….

Joint committee approves third-grade reading proficiency legislation

Third-grade reading proficiency legislation written to help strengthen the educational foundation of Michigan children was approved today during a conference committee, which included three members each of the state House and Senate. House Bill 4822, developed by state Rep. Amanda Price, creates a proactive literacy system designed to help K-3 students become proficient in English…

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Rep. Price invites 89th District residents to September office hours

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, is continuing her monthly office hour commitment to 89th District residents with scheduled September events in Spring Lake, Grand Haven and Park Township. “These office hours are crucial to representing our home district in Lansing,” said Rep. Price. “I hope to talk with area residents about their thoughts on…

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Rep. Price invites 89th District residents to August office hours

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, is asking 89th District residents to join her during August office hour events in Spring Lake, Park Township and Grand Haven. “As your state representative, nothing in more important than feedback on news or legislation involving our state government,” said Rep. Price. “I look forward to hearing the views…

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Rep. Price invites 89th District residents to July 8 office hour events

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, will host three office hours on Friday, July 8 in Spring Lake, Park Township and Grand Haven. “A lot has happened over the first six months of 2016, but there is still work to be done in Lansing,” said Rep. Price. “I hope that my fellow 89th District residents…

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Rep. Price invites 89th District residents to June office hour events

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, will continue her monthly office hour visits during the summer months, making regular stops in Spring Lake, Park Township and Grand Haven. “My commitment to the residents of the 89th District does not change, whether the state House of Representatives are in session or not,” said Rep. Price. “I…

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Rep. Price legislation provides $617 million for Detroit Public Schools

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, will set the financial foundation for a new Community District in Detroit, as part of a multi-bill reform package for Detroit Public Schools (DPS) approved by the state House today. “Putting children first means making sure they have the best possible teachers, buildings, textbooks and services,” said…