Winner of Rep. Wakeman’s summer reading contest becomes “Rep for a Day”

PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. Rodney Wakeman was joined on the House floor by the winner of his summer reading contest, Pierce Andreotti of Frankenmuth. The summer reading contest gave children across Saginaw County the opportunity to join the representative in Lansing to be a “Rep for a Day.” Wakeman represents parts of Saginaw County, which includes…

PHOTOS: Rep. Webber honors the legacy of L. Brooks Patterson

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills speaks on the House floor in support of a bipartisan tribute honoring the late L. Brooks Patterson, supported by the entire Oakland County legislative delegation and Governor Whitmer. (LEFT TO RIGHT) House Minority Leader Christine Greig, Rep. Kathy Crawford, Rep. Robert Wittenberg and Rep. Michael Webber. State Rep….

Rep. Reilly welcomes metro Detroit religious leader to lead House invocation

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township welcomed Father Stephen Pullis (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Pullis is the director of Evangelization Catechesis and Schools for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Joining them at the rostrum is Associate Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Lilly.

Winners of Rep. Bollin’s summer reading contest become “Reps for a Day”

PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. Ann Bollin was joined in Lansing by the winners of her summer reading contest, Jack Pauli of Brighton and Adrienne Denby of Genoa Twp. The summer reading contest gave children across Livingston County the opportunity to join the representative in Lansing to be a “Rep for a Day.” Bollin represents parts of…

Rep. Mueller welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden welcomed Pastor Wes Morris (center) to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Morris is the lead pastor of The Rock Church in Fenton. Joining them at the Rostrum is Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Lilly.   ###

Rep. Kahle hosts Lenawee County first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian hosted first responders from Lenawee County on Wednesday for the Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the State Capitol. The observance memorializes Michigan first responders and military members who died in the line of duty during the past year. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Clinton Police Chief Tony Cuevas, Lenawee County…

Speaker Chatfield welcomes local first responders to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

Speaker of the Michigan House, Lee Chatfield hosted US Border Patrol Agents, Andrew Halonen and Jason Negus at the annual September 11 remembrance ceremony in Lansing. Chatfield was also joined by EMS first responders, Ariel and Bryan Huntley of Pickford. Speaker Chatfield also hosted Michigan State Police Director, Colonel Joseph Gasper as his guest on…

Rep. Markkanen welcomes local law enforcement to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Supervisory Patrol Agent Jason Negus and Deputy Patrol Agent Andrew Halonen of the United States Border Patrol joined State Rep. Greg Markkanen in Lansing for the annual 9/11 ceremony. House members invited first responders and military from their communities to be their guests for the service. They were also joined by State Senator…

Rep. Afendoulis welcomes retiring Fire Chief Versluys to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Grand Rapids Twp. Fire Department Chief Bob Versluys was the guest of Rep. Lynn Afendoulis in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Afendoulis also presented Versluys with a tribute honoring his 44 years of…

Rep. Wakeman welcomes local first responder to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Saginaw Township Police Department Chief Donald Pussehl Jr. was the guest of Rep. Rodney Wakeman in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Wakeman represents parts of Saginaw County, which includes Saginaw Township.   ###

Rep. Bollin welcomes local first responder to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Green Oak Charter Township Police Department Chief Jason Pless was the guest of Rep. Ann Bollin in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Bollin represents parts of Livingston County, which includes the City of…

Rep. Alexander welcomes local first responders to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Jackson Police Department Director Elmer Hitt (left) and Officer Thomas Tinklepaugh (right) were the guest of Rep. Julie Alexander in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Alexander represents parts of Jackson County, which includes…

Rep. Lightner welcomes local first responders to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Columbia Township Police Department Chief David Elwell and Springport Township Police Department Deputy Stacy Cain were the guest of Rep. Sarah Lightner in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Lightner represents parts of Eaton,…

Rep. Johnson welcomes local first responder to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Michigan State Police Sgt. Aaron McCormick of the Wayland Post was the guest of Rep. Seven Johnson in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Johnson represents parts of Allegan and Kent counties, which includes…

Rep. Vaupel welcomes local first responders to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Livingston County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Eric Sanborn and Deputy Christine Hur were the guests of Rep. Hank Vaupel in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Vaupel represents parts of Livingston County, which includes the…