Rep. Somerville plans office hours in Gibraltar, Woodhaven

State Rep. Patrick Somerville invites residents to join him for office hours scheduled in Gibraltar and Woodhaven during March. Rep. Somerville, R-New Boston, said he will meet with residents on the following dates: Monday, March 14, at Gibraltar City Hall, 29450 Munro Ave., from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; and Friday, March 25, at Panera Bread,…

Rep. Somerville encourages local residents to go ice fishing for free

State Rep. Pat Somerville encourages anglers to get out to the nearest lake to participate in Free Fishing Weekend, which will take place on Feb. 13 and 14. Free Fishing Weekend is an event hosted twice each year by Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources – once in February, and again in June. On Feb. 13…

Anglers invited to drop a line free of charge

State Rep. Pat Somerville encourages residents of the 23rd House district to attend a Free Fishing Weekend on June 13 and 14. “I hope all of our neighbors take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy the pure Michigan weather,” said Rep. Somerville, R-New Boston. “This program allows for our community’s youngest fishermen and fisherwomen to…

House GOP unveils roads plan

The Michigan House Republicans today announced a long-term, straightforward plan to fix the state’s deteriorating roads by allocating more than an additional $1 billion annually within the next four years. “This is a no-nonsense plan that simplifies exactly what needs to be changed in order to reverse our crumbling infrastructure,” said state Rep. Patrick Somerville,…

Rep. Somerville announces May office hours

State Rep. Patrick Somerville invites residents of Wayne county to meet with him during office hours this May to share conversation and ideas regarding state government. Rep. Somerville’s office hours for May will be at the following times and locations: On Friday, May 15 in Woodhaven at Panera Bread, 23061 Allen Road, from 10 to…

Rep. Somerville invites residents to March office hours

State Rep. Pat Somerville invites local residents to meet with him during office hours in March. “I always look forward to meeting with our neighbors and community leaders so that they can share their concerns about state government,” said Rep. Somerville, R-New Boston. “It’s important that I can connect the concerns and ideas of our…

Rep. Somerville announces February office hours

Rep. Pat Somerville announced a pair of February office hour events for area residents. “I look forward to meeting with all members of our local communities during these office hours,” said Somerville, R-New Boston. “Residents should feel free to stop by either location to let me know what concerns they have, so I can listen…

Somerville named chair of House Financial Liability Reform Committee

State Rep. Pat Somerville this week was appointed to serve as the chair of the House Financial Liability Reform Committee for the 98th Legislature.  He will also serve on the Commerce and Trade, Tax Policy and Education committees. “We have been able to make significant reforms over the past four years that have helped turn…

Bills will revoke medical license for physicians who intentionally break the law

A four-bill package introduced by state Reps. Jeff Farrington, Pat Somerville, Klint Kesto and Peter Pettalia will better protect patients being treated by physicians who are acting illegally by permitting a disciplinary board the authority to permanently revoke the physician’s license to practice. House Bills 5839-5842 authorize the state, through a disciplinary subcommittee, to permanently…

Rep. Somerville invites local residents to a pair of September office hours

Rep. Pat Somerville today announced a pair of September office hour events in Trenton and Gibraltar. “I look forward to sitting down and chatting with all members of our local communities during these office hours,” said Somerville, R-New Boston. “Anyone is welcome to stop by either location to let me know what concerns they have,…

Rep. Somerville announces August office hours

Rep. Pat Somerville announced a pair of August office hour events in Grosse Ile and Brownstown Township. “I look forward to meeting with all members of our local communities during these office hours,” said Somerville, R-New Boston. “Residents should feel free to stop by either location to let me know what concerns they have, so…