Snyder signs Forlini bill to boost educational opportunities

Measure amends first responder survivor tuition requirements   Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill sponsored by state Rep. Anthony Forlini that allows additional educational opportunities for survivors of first responders killed in the line of duty. House Bill 5873, now Public Act 470, changes the Police and Fire Survivors Tuition Act to serve as…

Rep. VerHeulen opens Lansing office

State Rep. Rob VerHeulen has officially opened his Lansing office to help serve the people of the 74th House District and announced key contact information for people to easily reach him. Local residents can contact VerHeulen at (517) 373-8900; mail correspondence to N-1093 House Office Building, P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, MI 48909; or e-mail him…

Zorn maintains perfect voting record for 2012

With the Michigan Legislature’s business officially concluded for 2012, state Rep. Dale Zorn is among a distinguished group of lawmakers with a perfect voting record. Official records confirm that Zorn, R-Ida, is among the legislators who did not miss any of the 914 roll call votes taken by the Michigan House during the past year. …

Muxlow announces January office hours

State Rep. Paul Muxlow will host office hours in Burtchville and Port Huron during January. Residents who have questions or concerns about state and local government are invited to meet with Muxlow, R-Brown City, at the following locations: Monday, Jan. 14 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Burtchville Township Hall, 4000 Burtch Road, Burtchville;…