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Afendoulis takes ceremonial oath in Lansing

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 73rd House District lawmaker for the event was his wife, Phyllis. Afendoulis was first elected in November 2014 to represent the city of East Grand Rapids…

State Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Township, was administered the oath of office today by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the floor of the House of Representatives in Lansing. Joining Rep. Lilly was his wife Sarah and his parents, Paul and Julie.

Rep. Lilly takes oath of office during Capitol ceremony

State Rep. Jim Lilly was joined on the House floor by his wife Sarah and his parents, Paul and Julie, for his ceremonial oath of office today. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman administered the oath to Rep. Lilly during the ceremony at the state Capitol. This is subsequent to the opening of Rep….

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Wentworth sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, R-Clare, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 97th House District lawmaker for the event, from left, were his wife, Heather; daughters Alexa, Makayla and Kiley; and his mother and father, Robin and Leonard. This is…

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Rep. Cox sworn in for second term

State Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, was sworn in for her second term by Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. She was joined by her family, from back left, son, Conor, daughter, Sinéad, son, Rory, husband, Mike, father, Robert Erpelding, and mother, Marguerite Erpelding. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the…

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Rep. Calley sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Julie Calley was today sworn into office on the floor of the Michigan House by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. She was joined by her husband, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, her brother, Doug Powell, and her mother, Margie Powell. Rep Calley said her legislative priorities will be employment, increasing opportunities for skilled trades training…

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LaFave sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 108th House District lawmaker for the event was his girlfriend, Karly Hoenig and his cousin Gabe LaFave. This is LaFave’s first term representing the people of Delta,…

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Pagel sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Dave Pagel, R-Berrien Springs, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 78th House District lawmaker for the event was his wife, Sue. This is Pagel’s third term representing portions of Berrien and Cass Counties including the cities of…

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Rep. Rendon invites residents to local office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon invites residents of the 103rd House District to meet with her during in-district office hours during the month of February. “It’s an honor to represent your voice at the Capitol,” said Rendon, R-Lake City. “Listening to input from residents allows me to do my job better.” Rendon will be available at…

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Frederick officially sworn in as state representative

State Rep. Ben Frederick officially took the oath of office today as the 99th Michigan Legislature convened for the first time. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman administered the oath at the state Capitol. “I’m eager to hit the ground running and address the issues people in our district have spoken to me…

Rep. Miller takes oath to begin second term in office

PHOTO INFORMATION State Rep. Aaron Miller, R-Sturgis, is joined by his mother Becky; his daughter Jael; and his wife Alexandria as he is sworn into office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Miller is beginning his second term representing families in St. Joseph and Cass counties. #####

Rep. Howell administered ceremonial oath of office

State Rep. Gary Howell, R-North Branch, is joined by family members as he is administered the ceremonial oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Pictured are (from left) Markman; sister-in-law Evelyn Schroder; great-niece Ellie Schroder; wife Cheryl; Howell; and sister-in-law Connie Baker. Howell, who is beginning his second term as state…

Rep. Lauwers sworn in to third House term

INFORMATION State Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, is joined by his family as he is sworn into office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Lauwers, who was elected by his colleagues to serve as majority floor leader, says he is eager to get to work serving people in the 81st House District. Pictured…