Rep. Lauwers helps purchase prize lamb on behalf of House Agriculture Committee

State Rep. Dan Lauwers helped purchase a showcase lamb on behalf of the state House Agriculture Committee at this week’s Michigan Livestock Auction at the Ag Expo in East Lansing. Lauwers, a farmer and member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pitch in part of the necessary funds to purchase the animal, which was designated…

Rep. Muxlow: Eissmann plant to create 225 Port Huron jobs

Auto supplier to invest $13.55 million in local economy   State Rep. Paul Muxlow today announced a German automobile supply company plans to build a new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in Port Huron, a move that is expected to create up to 225 jobs and pump $13.55 million into the local economy. Muxlow,…

Rep. Kesto hosts town hall forum to address Michigan’s roads

Lawmaker joined by panel of transportation experts   State Rep. Klint Kesto will be joined by transportation experts as he hosts a town hall meeting to address the state’s road plan on Wednesday, July 30. Kesto, R-Commerce Township, will meet with residents of the 39th House District at Commerce Township Library, located at 2869 N…

Rep. Muxlow hosts August office hours in district

State Rep. Paul Muxlow will host in-district office hours on two different occasions during August. Rep. Muxlow, R-Brown City, will meet with residents on the following dates: Friday, Aug. 1 at the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce, 512 McMorran Blvd. in Port Huron from 2 to 3 p.m.; and Friday, Aug. 8 at Big…

Local residents invited to attend Leonard’s August office hours

Local residents with questions or concerns regarding state or local government are invited to join state Rep. Tom Leonard during his regularly scheduled office hours, taking place in St. Johns and Ithaca in August. Office hours will be held: In St. Johns on Friday, Aug. 8 at the Big Boy, 1408 S. U.S. 27, from…

Controversial ‘crash taxes’ on Michigan accident victims would be banned under new measure

Michigan municipal governments could no longer impose a so-called “crash tax” on auto accident victims under legislation introduced today by state Rep. Ben Glardon that bans the controversial practice. House Bill 5706, authored by Glardon, prohibits any Michigan municipality or county government from charging accident victims for police and fire response services.  In what has…

Pscholka named Legislator of the Year by Michigan Works!

Award recognizes legislator’s dedication to workforce development State Rep. Al Pscholka was recently recognized as the Michigan Works! 2014 Legislator of the Year, recognizing the state legislator who is supportive of Michigan Works! and workforce development in the state. “As Michigan’s economy continues to recover and jobs return to our state, it’s important to connect…

Pscholka shares updates on status of Orchard Hill Landfill

Lawmaker will hold second town hall meeting on issue later this summer Work to improve the odor situation at the Orchard Hill Sanitary Landfill continues following Rep. Al Pscholka’s May 1 landfill town hall that over 100 people attended. In order to gather additional feedback on the progress of the odor problem, Pscholka will hold…

Rep. Lyons announces July office hours

State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons invites residents of the 86th District to her in-district office hours for July. The office hours session is Monday, July 21 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Essential Bean Coffee, located at 8980 N. Rogers Ct. in Caledonia. No appointment is necessary to meet with Rep. Lyons. Residents unable to meet during these scheduled times may…

Franz invites local residents to July office hours

State Rep. Ray Franz invites residents to join him for office hours in July. Franz, R-Onekama, will host office hours on Monday, July 14, to meet with residents and discuss issues involving state and local government. The meeting will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the North Country Cafe, located at 110 N….

Price announces trio of office hour events in July

State Rep. Amanda Price will sponsor three in-district office hours during July to meet with local residents and discuss issues of interest or concern. Price will be at the Spring Lake District Library, located at 123 E. Exchange St. in Spring Lake, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11. The lawmaker will also…