Rep. Runestad welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Runestad (right) of White Lake welcomed Pastor Jim Combs (center) to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Combs is a pastor at The River Church in Holly. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Tom Leonard.

Rep. Runestad distributes school supplies to Walled Lake students

State Rep. Jim Runestad helps distribute backpacks to students at Walled Lake Elementary on Monday with Principal Cindy Nickels, back left. The backpacks, filled with school supplies, were donated by the AT&T Michigan Pioneers program. Walled Lake Elementary serves students from Rep. Runestad’s House district.

Rep. Runestad honors 70th anniversary of Milford Garden Club

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Runestad (right) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Milford Garden Club on Thursday evening. The Milford Garden Club is one of the largest active gardening clubs in the nation, with over 150 active members. Rep. Runestad was joined by Sen. Mike Kowall and Milford Garden Club President Sandy Riss.

Reps. Noble and Runestad testify in House Transportation Committee

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Reps. Jeff Noble and Jim Runestad testify in the House Transportation Committee on House Bills 5542 and 6011. HB 5542 (Runestad) proposed to eliminate the unnecessary requirement for law enforcement officers to take onsite ticket payments from out-of-state motorists. HB 6011 (Noble) would enter Michigan into the Driver License Interstate Compact, an…