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New Michigan House session begins

State Rep. Earl Poleski, at left, and Rep. Mike Shirkey review the House floor seating chart in preparation for the new 2013-2014 legislative session as Shirkey’s grandsons, Karter and Micah, look on.  The lawmakers today took the oath of office on the House floor.  As part of House tradition, lawmakers also selected their seats.  Both…

McMillin sworn in for third House term

State Rep. Tom McMillin today took the ceremonial oath of office as a state representative in the Michigan House.  Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing.  Also included in the ceremony are his wife, Dalila, and daughters Leah and Anna. Residents can call McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, at (517)…

State Rep. Frank Foster, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as state representative for the 107thst House District in the 97th Michigan Legislature.  Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing.

Foster takes oath at Capitol ceremony

State Rep. Frank Foster, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as state representative for the 107thst House District in the 97th Michigan Legislature.  Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing. He serves the people of Chippewa, Emmet, Mackinac and part of Cheboygan counties. “We’ve made…

Rep. Pagel sworn in to office

State Rep. Dave Pagel, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as a state representative in the Michigan House.  Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing, and Rep. Pagel’s wife, Sue, also took part in the ceremony. Pagel, R-Oronoko Township, is serving his first term in…

Rep. Bill Rogers is joined by his wife as he is sworn into his 3rd term as a state representative by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley

Swearing in 2013

Rep. Bill Rogers is joined by his wife as he is sworn into his 3rd term as a state representative by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley