State Rep. Daniela R. García, R-Holland, 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. García was her parents, Frank and Yolanda.

Rep. Garcia takes oath of office to represent 90th District

State Rep. Daniela R. García was sworn in as representative of 90th District today, reciting the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman while her hand rested on her grandfather’s Spanish-language Bible. Joining Rep. García were her parents, Frank and Yolanda. “This is an honor given to me by the residents…

Rep. LaSata takes ceremonial oath of office on House floor

Newly elected state Rep. Kim LaSata, R-Bainbridge Township, is administered the ceremonial oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Joining LaSata for the oath of office ceremony is her family, daughters Sarah, Claire and Anna, son Chas, and husband Charlie. #####

Rep. Marino takes oath of office from chief justice

State Rep. Steve Marino, R-Harrison Township, is joined by (from left), his father Joe; Savannah Fratrick; his mother Susan; and his sister Sara as he is sworn into office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. The newly elected representative said he is eager to get to work representing communities in Harrison, Clinton and…

Rep. Griffin administered ceremonial oath of office

State Rep. Beth Griffin, R-Mattawn, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Griffin said she looks forward to working for families in Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties. Session opened  today for the 99th Michigan Legislature. “I look forward to working with my colleagues toward common-sense solutions to…

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser, R-Hillsdale, 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. Leutheuser was his wife, Laura.

Rep. Leutheuser takes oath to represent 58th District

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser, R-Hillsdale, took his oath of office today during a ceremony on the floor of the House of Representatives with his wife Laura and nephew Rob by his side. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman administered the swearing-in of Leutheuser for his second term. “The residents of Hillsdale and Branch counties…

State Rep. Peter Lucido was sworn in as representative of 36th District today, reciting the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice David Viviano during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Joining Rep. Lucido was his wife, Ann Marie.

Rep. Lucido takes oath, renews commitment to 36th District

State Rep. Peter Lucido was sworn in as representative of the 36th District today, reciting the oath of office from fellow Macomb County native and Michigan Supreme Court Justice David Viviano during a House floor ceremony. Joining Rep. Lucido was his wife, Ann Marie. “This morning it was truly an honor and privilege to be…

Rep. Graves takes oath of office, begins third term

State Rep. Joseph Graves, R-Argentine Township, is joined by his wife Denise; daughter Kelly Slater; and son Mike as he is administered the ceremonial oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Graves now starts his third full term representing families in Genesee and Oakland county communities. The 99th Michigan Legislature began…

Rep. Farrington administered ceremonial oath of office

Newly elected state Rep. Diana Farrington, R-Utica, is joined by her husband, Jeff, as she is administered the ceremonial oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the swearing-in ceremonies. People can contact Rep. Farrington by calling 517-373-7768, by email at DianaFarrington@house.mi.gov or by…

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Chatfield introduces legislation to cut income tax, eliminate over time

Chatfield: It’s time Michigan families keep more of what they earn State Representative Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, introduced legislation today that would immediately reduce the income tax from 4.25 percent to 3.9 percent in 2018 and phase out 0.1 percent every year until eliminated. “There is no better way to help families, workers and seniors across the state than by…

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Rep. VanderWall sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Curt VanderWall was today sworn in on the House floor by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. Rep. VanderWall was joined by his family, in back from left, son, Hunter, wife, Diane, daughter-in-law, Holly, and son Nick who was accompanied by his leader dog, Toby. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the ceremonial…

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, 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. Howrylak to officially start his third term representing the 41st District was legislative assistants Amanda Gill and Ray Watts.

Rep. Howrylak renews commitment to 41st District

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, 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. Howrylak to officially start his third term representing the 41st District was legislative assistants Amanda Gill and Ray Watts.

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Rep. Garcia bill protecting medication services signed into law

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Daniela R. García that maintains a hospital’s ability to manage an automated prescription device within its facility or at an affiliated location was signed into law Monday by Gov. Rick Snyder. “Health care facilities will be able to continue to deliver their pharmacy services as is across the state of…