Rep. O’Brien sworn into office

State Rep. Margaret O’Brien, R-Portage, took the oath of office and was sworn in for her second term as a state representative on Jan. 9, 2013, the first official day of business for the 97th Legislature.  Joining O’Brien for the ceremony in Lansing were husband Nick, daughter Samantha and son Tyjon. The 61st District encompasses…

Rep. Price sworn in for second term in Michigan House

State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Twp., today was sworn into office for her second term as state representative of the 89th District as the 97th Legislature convened for the first day of business in Lansing. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the oath of office to Price, who was joined by her husband, Rodger. Price’s Ottawa…

Zorn sworn in for second term in state House

State Rep. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, today was sworn into office for his second term as state representative as the 97th Legislature convened for the first day of business in Lansing. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the oath of office to Zorn, who was joined by his wife Cindy, their daughter Kylie Welling and her husband…

Rep. Tom Hooker sworn into office for second term in state House

State Rep. Tom Hooker, R-Byron Center, today was sworn into office for his second term as state representative as the 97th Legislature convened for its first day of business in Lansing. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the oath of office to Hooker, who was joined by his wife, Pamela, daughter Tracey Oberst, and granddaughter Ashley…

Rendon takes 2013-14 oath

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as state representative for the 103rd House District in the 97th Michigan Legislature. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing. He serves the people of Crawford, Kalkaska, Missaukee, Ogemaw and Roscommon counties. “I am excited…

Heise plans new times for office hours

Northville area residents will now be able to visit with Rep. Kurt Heise from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14.  The new time is a permanent change to his ongoing Northville office hours that take place on the second Monday of every month. Heise’s office hours are held at the Northville District Library,…

Rep. Daley invites residents to coffee hours

Rep. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, will sponsor his first office hours of the year, with Sen. Phil Pavlov. The coffee hours take place on Monday, Jan. 14, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. They will be held at Bob & Jodie’s located at 5836 N. Lapeer Road, Suite C in North Branch. “I am looking forward to…

Rogers reminds residents of contact info

State Rep. Bill Rogers today wants to remind local residents that although his legislative district number has changed, he is still serving the residents of Livingston County. Roger’s district number changed from 66 to 42, and his office is now located at N 891 in the Anderson House Office Building. The 42nd District now includes…

McCready opens office, announces contact info

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced the opening of his Lansing office to help serve the people of the 40th District and announced key contact information and staff information for constituents to easily reach him. The 40th District encompasses the cities of Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham, Bloomfield Township and a portion of West Bloomfield Township. Residents…

Pettalia maintains perfect voting record

State Representative Peter Pettalia posted a perfect voting and attendance record for the 2012 legislative year, casting 914 roll call votes during the second year of his first term. “The people of Northeast Michigan elected me to represent them and I take that responsibility seriously,” said Pettalia, R-Presque Isle. “I rely heavily on local input…