Local residents can meet with Rep. Reilly on Feb. 18

State Rep. John Reilly invites residents to join him for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on Monday, Feb. 18. “I deeply value the opportunity to meet with residents and discuss matters important to them,” Rep. Reilly said. “As a legislator, I will always be accessible and accountable to the people in my…

Rep. Paquette announces February office hours

State Rep. Brad Paquette will meet with area residents during scheduled office hours later this month. “It is my belief that a state Representative should be in direct contact with those he or she represents,” Paquette said. “It is my full-time job to do that and to figure out the best ways to work my…

Rep. Alexander invites residents to February office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly office hours, emphasizing her priority of being open and accountable. “The best part of my job is the opportunity to connect with people in the community and hear what matters most to them,” Alexander said. “I’m focused on effectively representing their interests in Lansing and meeting their needs…

Rep. Green announces February office hours

State Rep. Phil Green of Vassar invites residents to meet with him at his upcoming local office hours on Monday, Feb. 11. “As your voice in Lansing, I am dedicated to accessibility and transparency,” Rep. Green said. “This is a great way to directly hear your thoughts and questions on state government. I hope you…

Rep. Lightner announces February office hours

State Rep. Sarah Lightner invites residents to join her for office hours in Jackson, Pleasant Lake and Eaton Rapids during the month of February. “Hosting regular office hours is one of my top priorities,” Rep. Lightner said. “Being accessible and accountable to people in my district is an essential aspect of being a state legislator.”…

Rep. Kahle announces photo contest

State Representative Bronna Kahle has announced a new “Living in Lenawee” Photo Contest to help decorate her Lansing office and showcase what the people of Lenawee County love most about the 57th District.  Winning photos will be framed and displayed throughout 2019 at the Representative’s office in Lansing. Residents are encouraged to submit their photos…

Rep. Whiteford announces February office hours

State Rep. Mary Whiteford will meet with Allegan County residents during scheduled office hours in February. “I want to hear about what matters most to people in our community,” Whiteford said. “My job, after all, is to be their voice at the Capitol so I encourage everyone to attend.” Rep. Whiteford will be available Monday,…

Rep. Slagh plan gives communities control of speed limit signage

State Rep. Bradley Slagh today introduced a plan to ensure safer neighborhood roads while also helping to save millions of dollars statewide by providing for a 25 mph basic speed on most residential streets. Many local governments, such as the city of Holland, are impacted by new laws that require costly studies and signage to…

Rep. Berman calls for a closer examination of the MCCA

Lawmaker’s plan ensures transparency and accountability State Rep. Ryan Berman, of Commerce Township, today introduced a bipartisan plan increasing transparency and accountability within the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA). Under the plan, the state Legislature would have the ability to review a yearly audit of the MCCA – a private, nonprofit entity which reimburses insurance…

Rep. Brann welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming welcomed Pastor Kent A. Rottman of Lee Street Christian Reformed Church in Wyoming to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker Lee Chatfield…

Rep. Schroeder reschedules local coffee hour

Due to the weather conditions on Monday, Jan. 28, State Rep. Andrea Schroeder (R – Independence Township) rescheduled her local coffee hour to Monday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Leo’s Coney Island, 6325 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston. “I hope having to reschedule was not too much of an inconvenience as being…