Rep. Potvin to hold district office hours

State Rep. Phil Potvin today announced that he will sponsor four separate sessions of district hours in the month of March.  The representative is encouraging all local residents who are interested in discussing state and local issues to come meet with him. The dates and locations of Potvin’s office hours are as follows: -Monday, March…

Muxlow announces March office hours

State Rep. Paul Muxlow will host in-district office hours in Brown City and Port Sanilac during March. Muxlow, R-Brown City, will meet with residents to discuss issues involving state and local government on the following occasions: Friday, March 15 at Muxlow’s district office, 4256 Main St., Brown City  from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and from…

Rep. Walsh to read in schools for March is Reading Month

State Rep. John Walsh will celebrate March is Reading Month by visiting Livonia elementary schools and encouraging students to read. “Reading is a vital tool for a child’s development and academic success–something I have witnessed firsthand as a father,” said Walsh, R-Livonia.  “I enjoy having the opportunity to visit these classrooms and to encourage young…

Rep. Leonard appoints to Law Revision Commission

Speaker of the House Jase Bolger today announced his appointment of Rep. Tom Leonard, R-DeWitt Township, to the Michigan Law Revision Commission. Bolger said that Leonard, a former prosecutor and assistant attorney general, is well-qualified to serve on the commission, which is responsible for examining common law, statutes and current judicial decisions to look for…

Rep. Somerville invites residents to property tax town hall and office hours

State Rep. Pat Somerville, R-New Boston, today announced a property tax workshop for residents needing assistance with appealing their property tax assessment. The workshop is on Monday, March, 4, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Brownstown Community Center, Hall F, 21311 Telegraph Road. “These workshops are designed to help residents navigate the appeals process…

Rep. Howrylak invites local homeowners to property tax workshop

State Rep. Martin Howrylak today announced he will host a workshop for local homeowners on the property tax assessment and appeals process. Howrylak will host the “How to Appeal your Property Tax Assessment Workshop,” on Monday, March 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room 402 of the Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois Road. Howrylak…

Outman seeks local input on roads and bridges

Survey available until March 25 State Rep. Rick Outman today announced he is seeking input from the residents of Montcalm and Gratiot counties regarding the state’s road system and how to fix it. Outman, R-Six Lakes, created a survey that is available on his website until March 25.  He hopes residents and commuters take a…

Nesbitt hails emergency dredging plan for South Haven Marina

Low lake levels impacting tourism industry State Rep. Aric Nesbitt today applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our…

Rep. Eileen Kowall announces March office hours

Residents of the 44th District are invited to meet locally with state Rep. Eileen Kowall during her monthly office hours. Kowall will hold offices hours at the following dates and locations: -Saturday, March 2 at Colasanti’s Market, 468 S. Milford Road in Highland, from 9 to 10 a.m. -Monday, March 4 at Dave & Amy’s,…

Heise takes lead on legislation and regional coordination against vacant home squatting

State Rep. Kurt Heise is taking the lead on legislative reform and regional coordination efforts to combat illegal home squatting. Heise, R-Plymouth Township, chairman of  the Criminal Justice Committee in the State House, is developing legislation with the Michigan Municipal League, Michigan Association of Counties, courts, financial institutions, and law enforcement to address this problem…