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…

Rep. Green announces summer photo contest

State Rep. Phil Green invites residents of Huron and Tuscola counties to participate in a summer photo contest with the theme “Summer Somewhere in the Thumb”. Winners will be chosen in the following categories: beach, family fun, nature, and community event. “We live in one of the most beautiful areas of the entire state, and…

Rep. Wentworth named Legislator of the Year by Michigan organization

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, of Clare, this week was honored as Legislator of the Year Award among state representatives and senators by the Small Business Association of Michigan. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by the Small Business Association of Michigan for Legislator of the Year,” said Wentworth, of Clare. “We share many…

Rep. Huizenga, Michigan House approve plan to help farmers devastated by record rain

The Michigan House and Rep. Mark Huizenga today approved a plan to help farmers whose crops have been delayed or damaged by this spring’s record-setting rain. The plan would help private lenders provide low-interest loans to qualified farmers at no financial risk to the state. “This program will help stabilize the finances of farmers and…

Rep. Matt Hall, Michigan House approve plan to help farmers devastated by record rain

The Michigan House and Rep. Matt Hall today approved a plan to help farmers whose crops have been delayed or damaged by this spring’s record-setting rain. The plan would help private lenders provide low-interest loans to qualified farmers at no financial risk to the state. “This plan takes important steps to stabilize our state’s agricultural…

Microgrid legislation receives diverse support at House Energy Committee

LANSING – At a House Energy Committee meeting on Wednesday, a broad, bipartisan lineup of organizations– including engineers, officials from the City of Grand Rapids, former military officials and energy experts–expressed support for House Bill 4477. The bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) would allow for the use of microgrids for critical facilities,…

Rep. Mueller urges continued support for Michigan farmers hammered by relentless rain

State Rep. Mike Mueller today called for continued support for Michigan farmers whose crops have been damaged or delayed by this spring’s relentless rain. Mueller noted the Michigan Legislature approved a plan that would help private lenders provide low-interest loans to qualified farmers at no financial risk to the state. “Farmers in Genesee and Oakland…

Rep. O’Malley discusses roads at first Facebook Live town hall meeting

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, participated in the Michigan Legislature’s first-ever Facebook Live town hall event to discuss road funding and the future of Michigan’s infrastructure. Rep. O’Malley was a special guest of Rep. Andrea Schroeder, who sponsored the event. O’Malley answered multiple questions from the live feed on Facebook that has reached…