VIDEO: Chief John Lyman’s Testimony on HB 4830

The Michigan House Appropriations Committee recently approved Rep. Andrea Schroeder’s proposal to protect local emergency response providers from unexpected fees assessed by the state. Schroeder appeared before the committee with retired Waterford Township fire chief John Lyman, who brought the important issue to Schroeder’s attention. Lyman – who served the Waterford community for 33 years…

VIDEO: Schroeder cites rising debt among students, offers resolution to declare October ‘Get Smart About Credit Month’

This year, October is “Get Smart About Credit Month” in Michigan, thanks to a resolution introduced by state Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township. Schroeder said that all Michiganders can benefit from better credit literacy, but this is an issue that affects young adults, in particular. “Total U.S. student debt topped $1.5 trillion last year,”…

VIDEO: Rep. Schroeder honors direct support professionals on Michigan House floor

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township, today introduced a resolution declaring Sept. 8-14 as “Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week” in the state of Michigan. “Direct support professionals are dedicated individuals who offer crucial aid to individuals with disabilities, assisting with needs that many of us take for granted and helping them live meaningful, self-directed…

VIDEO: Rep. Schroeder welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township welcomed Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck to the state Capitol to lead the 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.

VIDEO: Watch Rep. Schroeder’s first Facebook Live town hall meeting

Watch Rep. Schroeder’s first Facebook Live town hall meeting: State Rep. Andrea Schroeder this week held the Michigan Legislature’s first-ever Facebook Live town hall event with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley, chair of the House Transportation Committee, to discuss road funding and the future of Michigan’s infrastructure. Rep. Schroeder answered multiple questions from the live…

VIDEO: Rep. Schroeder testifies on her plan to better protect Michigan children

Rep. Schroeder’s plan better protects Michigan children   State Reps. Andrea Schroeder and Matt Hall today testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee. State Rep. Andrea Schroeder today testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of her plan to help keep children safe from abuse and neglect. The Office…

Better Together With Bronna Kahle – I92 Ministries

We have many great charities and volunteer organizations in Lenawee County. Today we highlight I92 Ministries, a non-profit food relief organization whose mission is to eliminate hunger in our community one child at a time. Based in Adrian, I92 provides nutritious meals to almost 600 students around Lenawee County every week.

Rep. Kahle is fighting to lower the cost of car insurance

We are closer than ever before to fixing Michigan’s rigged no-fault system and finally lowering the cost of #CarInsurance! I recently voted YES on a solution and we will keep pushing this week to get it done. I am hoping our governor listens to the hard-working people in Lenawee County, and all across Michigan because…

Rep. Schroeder accepting nominations for Outstanding Educator Award

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township is seeking outstanding educators throughout the 43rdDistrict to present with an Outstanding Educator Award during Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week in May. “Educators deserve recognition and appreciation for the tremendous job they do inside and outside of the classroom,” Rep. Schroeder said. “I encourage everyone to get involved…