Rep. Reilly to host November in-district office hours

Residents are invited to join state Rep. John Reilly, of Oakland, for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on November 19. “Connecting with residents and listening to their concerns helps me better serve our communities,” Rep. Reilly said. “I look forward to meeting residents to discuss issues involving state government.” Office hours take…

Rep. Johnson announces November office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Monday, November 26, 2018 Allegan County Colonial Kitchen 1825 142nd Ave. in Wayland 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines Twp. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Open and honest communication with residents is instrumental in…

Rep. LaFave: School safety grants headed to Upper Peninsula

State Rep. Beau LaFave this week welcomed the announcement of $25 million in grants to improve school building safety across Michigan — including money specifically for Upper Peninsula schools. “Absolutely nothing is more important than the safety and protection of our kids,” said LaFave, of Iron Mountain. “These grants will help schools take steps to…

Reps. Bellino, Sheppard: School safety grants will benefit southeast Michigan

State Reps. Joe Bellino and Jason Sheppard this week welcomed the announcement of $25 million in grants to improve school building safety across Michigan, including money specifically for schools in Monroe County and southern Wayne County. Both legislators have voted in favor of school safety initiatives in the state Legislature, including approval of the money…

Reps. Bellino, Sheppard: School safety grants will benefit southeast Michigan

State Reps. Joe Bellino and Jason Sheppard this week welcomed the announcement of $25 million in grants to improve school building safety across Michigan, including money specifically for schools in Monroe County and southern Wayne County. Both legislators have voted in favor of school safety initiatives in the state Legislature, including approval of the money…

STATEMENT: Rep. Lilly responds to report of PFAS at elementary school in Grand Haven

In response to reports of PFAS contamination at Robinson Elementary School in Grand Haven, Rep. Jim Lilly issued the following statement: “Our state must and will put first the safety and security of all Michigan families, especially our children. State and local authorities are already working diligently to provide the students at Robinson Elementary with…

Rep. Julie Alexander Named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by School Group

Rep. Julie Alexander (R-Hanover) was today recognized for her commitment to Michigan’s 64th district by the Michigan School Counselor Association (MSCA). “It is an honor to serve the Jackson area as state representative, especially our students, and I would like to thank the Michigan School Counselor Association for their tireless work to provide Michigan students…

State Rep. Hank Vaupel Weekly Column: Oct. 21, 2018

Kudos to the Livingston County EDC.   I have had the honor of serving on this board for a number of years and as a state representative still am a member.  I have enjoyed seeing the work of the individuals on the board; with their goal being to keep Livingston County a great place to live,…

Rep. Leutheuser hosts seminar to help fight identity theft

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser is hosting a consumer education seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 30 to help Hillsdale County residents avoid, detect and combat identity theft. The seminar will be held in partnership with the Michigan attorney general’s office. The event provides an opportunity to learn about the signs of identity theft, how to protect personal…

Yaroch, Marino: Governor has duty to decide on requests for removal of elected officials

Issue surrounding Macomb Township trustee inspires legislation State Reps. Jeff Yaroch and Steve Marino have introduced a plan requiring the governor’s office to promptly make a determination when anyone makes a formal request for the removal of an elected official due to gross neglect of duty or corrupt conduct in office. The legislators, who each…

Rep. Webber to host October in-district office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, invites residents to join him for local office hours on Monday, Oct. 29. Office hours will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 2508 S. Adams Road in Rochester Hills. “Hosting monthly office hours is a way to connect with residents and bring the ideas…