Rep. Schroeder hosts Oakland County first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township hosted Independence Township Fire Capt. Don Herbert 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.   State Rep. Andrea Schroeder talking to Independence Township…

Rep. Sheppard hosts Monroe County first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Bedford Township hosted Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Cleland (left) and Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Warren 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.  …

Rep. Huizenga welcomes Pastor Shults to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker welcomed Rev. Jessica Shults (center) to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Shults is the lead pastor of Standale Reformed Church in Walker. Joining them at the Rostrum is Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore of the House Pamela Hornberger.   ###

Rep. Webber hosts Oakland County first responder for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills hosted Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Mike Johnson 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. Capt. Michael Johnson is the Commander of the…

Rep. Yaroch hosts local first responder for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch of Richmond hosted Macomb Township firefighter Joseph Warne and his wife Kristie, on Wednesday for the Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the State Capitol. Earlier this year, firefighter Warne walked across the state in his firefighting gear to support firefighters who are battling cancer. The observance memorializes Michigan first responders and…

Rep. Kahle welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian welcomed Rev. Dave McCarty to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. McCarty serves as pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Britton. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Kahle town hall draws over 30 residents

On Tuesday evening, State Rep. Bronna Kahle hosted over 30 community members for an educational panel discussion on vaping and our youth. Joining her were special guests Sydney Papenhagen, Miss River Raisin Festival 2019; Superintendent Mark Haag, Lenawee ISD; Sherriff Troy Bevier, Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office; Martha Hall, Lenawee County Health Department; and Jackie Bradley,…

Rep. Schroeder welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township welcomed Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Mannschreck serves as Lead Pastor of Waterford Central United Methodist Church in Waterford. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Sheppard continues to fight opioid epidemic with new law

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance holds an enrolled copy of House Bill 4367 with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday. HB 4367, which became Public Act 39 of 2019 in June, would allow certain government agencies and organizations, including public libraries and their employees to keep and administer life-saving opioid antagonists in good faith without…

Rep. Filler joins governor for ceremonial signing of e-filing bill

State Rep. Graham Filler today participated in a ceremonial signing of the law he sponsored to preserve Michigan’s electronic court document filing system. The MiFile system allows documents to be filed electronically with courts across the state through one central portal. Since its implementation in 2016, the system has improved service to the public, increased…

Rep. Reilly welcomes Lake Orion students to testify at Capitol

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township today welcomed middle school students from Lake Orion Community Schools to the state Capitol to testify in the House Natural Resources & Outdoor Recreation Committee. The group from Waldon Middle School were in Lansing to urge legislators to adopt the eastern wild turkey as the official game bird…

Rep. Hornberger welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger of Chesterfield Township welcomed Pastor Josh Hossler (center) to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Hossler serves as the lead pastor at Evident Church in Chesterfield Township. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth.

Rep. Alexander welcomes student legislator to Lansing

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover welcomed A.J. Fielder (center), a fifth grade student at Hanover-Horton Elementary School, to the Capitol on Tuesday as her most recent Student Legislator of the Month. Rep. Alexander, a former educator, regularly provides a lesson on government to local students. This month, A.J. Fielder was selected as…