Bellino sponsors bill to increase government transparency

Bipartisan bills subject governor’s office, Legislature to open records rules State Rep. Joe Bellino, of Monroe, today introduced legislation as part of an 11-bill bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. Bellino joined representatives from both sides of the aisle today in announcing the reform plan to make the…

Rep. Bellino welcomes special guest for State of the State address

State Rep. Joe Bellino, left, welcomed Doug Chaffin, president and CEO of Monroe Bank and Trust, to the House chamber for Gov. Rick Snyder’s annual State of the State address. Bellino, R-Monroe, was allowed to invite one guest to join them on the House floor as the governor presented his agenda for the coming year.

Rep. Bellino ceremoniously sworn into office

State Rep. Joe Bellino, R-Monroe, was ceremoniously sworn into office today at the state Capitol by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman. He was joined by friends (from left) Jeff Kaiser, Tommy O’Leary and Randy Wylie.