Rep. Marino welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Steve Marino of Harrison Township welcomed Father Enzo Addari (center) to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Addari serves as chief executive officer of the Saint Louis Center in Chelsea, a nonprofit residential community opened in 1960 for boys and adult men and women with intellectual/developmental…

Local marina owner joins Rep. Marino during House committee

State Rep. Steve Marino, right, today welcomed Eric Foster, owner of Belle Mar Harbor in Harrison Township, to the Capitol. The pair testified before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of Marino’s legislation allowing boaters and personal watercraft users to present electronic proof of their boater safety certificates.

Rep. Marino welcomes local pastor for House invocation

State Rep. Steve Marino (R-Harrison Township) today welcomed Rev. Michael J. Lutz to the Capitol to deliver the invocation prior to House session. Lutz is the assistant pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Macomb Township. He was invited as part of House tradition in which lawmakers bring local clergy to the Capitol to…

Rep. Marino’s ‘Senior Day at the DIA’ sculpts new memories of iconic museum for local seniors

Illustrates their important role in promoting local attractions State Rep. Steve Marino (R-Harrison Township) recently hosted a free ‘Senior Day at the DIA’ event to conveniently connect local residents with the Detroit Institute of Arts. Last Thursday’s event was attended by nearly 40 Harrison Township seniors and featured a catered lunch, roundtrip transportation, and an…

Rep. Marino congratulates Eagle Scout Daniel Kowalke of Harrison Township

State Rep. Steve Marino (R-Harrison Township) presented a tribute to Daniel Kowalke for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and his years of dedication and service with the Boy Scouts of America. Daniel’s Eagle Scout service project was the installation of dog waste disposal stations along the Harrison Township Freedom Bike Path. Pet waste disposal…

Committee approves Rep. Marino bill to reform disaster funds

The House Appropriations Committee today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Steve Marino (R-Harrison Township) that reforms the way state disaster funding is distributed to Michigan communities. Marino said his bill, along with a companion bill introduced by State Rep. Diana Farrington (R- Utica), will strengthen the process of receiving emergency funds during a catastrophe….

Rep. Marino reads to 1,000 students for March is Reading Month, promotes building strong literacy foundation for students

At the conclusion of March is Reading Month, state Rep. Steve Marino of Harrison Township visited over a dozen classrooms and read to approximately 1,000 students throughout the community. In addition to improving vocabulary, reading also enhances memory and reduces stress levels. Research shows that there is a direct correlation between a student’s reading ability…

Marina partner joins Rep. Marino for State of the State

State Rep. Steve Marino, R-Harrison Township, is joined on the House floor by Eric Foster, partner at Belle Maer Harbor Marina on Lake St. Clair. Foster was Marino’s guest for the annual State of the State address, in which the governor sets his agenda for the coming year. Marino is allowed to invite one guest…

Rep. Marino takes oath of office from chief justice

State Rep. Steve Marino, R-Harrison Township, is joined by (from left), his father Joe; Savannah Fratrick; his mother Susan; and his sister Sara as he is sworn into office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. The newly elected representative said he is eager to get to work representing communities in Harrison, Clinton and…