Rep. Iden supports increased school funding with budget vote

Rep. Brandt Iden this week demonstrated his continued support for increased K-12 education funding by voting in favor of the Michigan Legislature’s school aid budget. Iden supported a budget investing a record $15.2 billion in Michigan schools. The measure was approved by the House in an overwhelming bipartisan vote and is headed to Gov. Whitmer…

Rep. Whiteford supports education funding boost

State Rep. Mary Whiteford, of Casco Township, voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the bipartisan plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan by $120…

Rep. Slagh: Tax collection plan for townships offers locals, employees flexibility

Practical proposal unanimously approved in House floor vote  A bill offered by state Rep. Bradley Slagh that will help townships serve their residents more effectively when collecting tax payments was advanced on Thursday by the Michigan House. Current law requires township treasurers to remain at a township office at least one day during normal business…

Rep. Eisen casts vote for needed funding, resources for Michigan K-12 students

House lends bipartisan support for finalized school aid budget proposal State Rep. Gary Eisen, of St. Clair Township, today voted to approve the Legislature’s school aid budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, including the largest investment for students in state history. The plan provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools without a…

Join Rep. Bellino at his September coffee hours

State Rep. Joe Bellino of Monroe invites residents of Monroe and Wayne counties to join him for his monthly coffee hours on Friday, Sept. 27. “Remaining accessible is my top priority, whether I run into you while grocery shopping or you contact my office about a question or concern you may have,” Rep. Bellino said….

Rep. Paquette hosts 6,000 in tele-town hall update

State Rep. Brad Paquette, of Berrien Springs, was joined by 6,011 residents on Wednesday night during his live tele-town hall update on recently passed auto insurance reforms. “Auto insurance reform has been the number one issue for my constituents and this tele-town hall was a great way to reach out and let them know we…

Rep. Webber backs increased funding for public schools

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan by $120…

Rep. O’Malley backs record support for public schools

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, today voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan by $120…

Johnson bill would make legislator pay equal to average Michigan wage

State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced legislation today that would make state legislator salaries equal to the average salary of a worker in Michigan. “As we go through a tough budget season, it’s important for legislators to lead by example and be good public servants,” Johnson said. “Introducing this bill gives myself and my colleagues the…

Rep. Paquette supports substantial boost in funding for Michigan students

Today, Rep. Brad Paquette of Berrien Springs voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The widely supported bi-partisan budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan by…

Rep. VanWoerkom supports bipartisan K-12 funding plan

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, today voted in support of the Legislature’s bipartisan school aid budget. The plan includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan…