Rep. Outman comments on State of the State

State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, issued the following statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address: “I fully agree with Gov. Snyder that we need to maintain the momentum of the past two years that improved Michigan’s economy,” Outman said. “When we took office in 2011 we made jobs our number one…

Lyons responds to Snyder’s State of the State address

State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons responded to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address, delivered in the Capitol this evening. “The governor did a good job measuring our track record of success,” said Lyons, R-Alto.  “From education to fixing our roads, I am excited to get to work for common sense solutions.” Recently re-appointed…

Lyons responds to Gov. Snyder’s State of the State address:

State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons responded to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address, delivered in the Capitol this evening. “The governor did a good job measuring our track record of success,” said Lyons, R-Alto.  “From education to fixing our roads, I am excited to get to work for common sense solutions.” Recently re-appointed…

Muxlow comments on State of the State

State Rep. Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City, issued the following statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address: “I agree with the governor that we must continue working on solutions that foster a healthy economy in which more jobs can be created,” Muxlow said. “We’ve made great strides in righting the economy, but there…

Rep. Leonard comments on ‘State of the State’

State Rep. Tom Leonard, R-DeWitt Township, issued the following statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address: “I look forward to working with Gov. Snyder as we continue to move Michigan forward,” Rep. Leonard said. “His ultimate goal is in line with mine – to continue improving Michigan’s economy by fostering a healthy…

Rep. Haveman schedules January office hours

State Rep. Joe Haveman, R-Holland, today announced his local office hours for the month of January. Haveman will be available to meet with residents at the Hudsonville Mr. Burger restaurant, 5835 Balsam Drive on Friday, Jan. 25, from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. “I’m looking forward to talking to people in this community and hearing their…

MacGregor participates in Kent County Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build Day

State Rep. Peter MacGregor on Friday took part in Habitat for Humanity of Kent County’s “Veterans Build Day” in Grand Rapids. MacGregor worked with Habitat volunteers to build a home for a local U.S. Marine Corps serviceman and his family. “I’m glad I had the opportunity to participate in such a great program,” said MacGregor,…

Shirkey highlights government accountability, transparency in first bills of 2013

State Rep. Mike Shirkey kicked off the new legislative year by introducing several bills designed to make state government more accountable and accessible to Michigan residents.  One will make it easier for citizens to obtain public documents, while the other will dock elected officials’ pay if they do not attend official session days.  House Bill…

MacMaster named ‘Legislator of the Year’

The Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) named Rep. Greg MacMaster as its first ever Legislator of the Year. The 105th House District lawmaker was recognized for his work on House Bill 5228, which the governor signed as Public Act 231 of 2012. The law changed Michigan trucking regulations for small business trucking and trailer…