Rep. Cole commends MDOT involvement to reduce vehicle crashes

State Rep. Triston Cole of Mancelona today commended the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for taking part in the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) campaign to improve traffic safety and reduce crashes on Michigan highways. “Each year, more than 35,000 people lose their lives on U.S highways,” said Rep. Cole. “In 2016, there were 1,064 deaths…

Rep. LaSata hosts free CPL training course

State Rep. Kim LaSata will host a free Concealed Pistol License training course with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday, August 26. The course takes place at the Berrien County Patrol Office located at 2100 E. Empire Ave. in Benton Harbor.  Per state law, the course is divided into two sections, a five-hour classroom…

Rep. Kahle to host informational auto insurance reform meeting

State Rep. Bronna Kahle welcomes the community for a conversation on the need for auto insurance reform with special guest state Rep. Lana Theis.             Rep. Theis currently chairs the House Insurance Committee and has been leading the fight to reform Michigan’s auto no-fault.             “Our auto insurance is too expensive,” said Kahle, of Adrian….

Rep. Noble to host consumer education forum on identity theft

State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth has scheduled a consumer education event on identity theft on Tuesday, Aug. 15, in partnership with the Michigan Attorney General’s office. The presentation will feature information on how to protect against identity theft and what steps to take in the event you become a victim of this crime. “Identity…

Rep. LaSata hosts local office hours

State Rep. Kim LaSata is inviting residents of Berrien County to speak with her about issues facing Michigan during her local office hour sessions. “Meeting with people in these informal settings is one of the most important tools I have to find out what the concerns are of people back home,” LaSata said. “Local office…

Rep. Johnson announces August office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Thursday, August 17 Allegan County Simply Celia’s 142 S. Main St. in Wayland 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines Twp. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “I am committed to…

Rep. Bellino: House checks off priorities during first half of session

Still much work to do to improve life in Michigan State Rep. Joe Bellino today said the Michigan House has made significant progress in addressing issues important to people in Monroe and Wayne counties, but there is still a great deal of work to be done to improve life for families locally and throughout the…

Rep. Griffin hosts additional office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced she plans to hold additional summer office hours throughout the community on Monday, Aug 7. “I look forward to spending this in-district work period speaking with members of the community,” Griffin said.  “Local office hours are an excellent way for me to stay connected with people.” The office hours…

Rep. Reilly welcomes residents to office hours in Lake Orion

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township will host open office hours on Monday, Aug. 14 at the Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Road in Lake Orion from 6 to 7 p.m. “Hosting regular office hours is a top priority of mine,” Rep. Reilly said. “I look forward to listening and finding out what…

Rep. Alexander hosts special office hours in August

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly in-district office hours, emphasizing the importance of representing the concerns of the community. In addition to her regular office hours, Alexander will also sponsor special office hours at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St. in Jackson on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 4 to 5 p.m. “The…

Rep. Kahle invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Clinton invites Lenawee County residents to join her for office hours on Friday, Aug. 11 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lenawee County District Library, 4459 US- BUS 223 in Adrian. “The opportunity to connect with the people in our community and hear what matters most to them is important…

Rep. Lucido confronting the costs of auto insurance head-on

State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, says “enough is enough” and demands that rising Michigan’s auto insurance rates be hit head-on to reduce the costs for all of the state’s residents. In this session, Lucido has provided six bills which will decrease Michigan’s exorbitant auto insurance rates and improve driver safety. “Uninsured drivers are…