Rep. Slagh attends annual State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, attends the Governor’s annual State of the State address with Nancy DeBoer, Mayor of Holland (left), and Sarah Leach, Editor-in-Chief of the Holland Sentinel (right). ###

Rep. Lilly attends annual State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Lilly attended the Governor’s annual State of the State address today during a joint Session of the Michigan Legislature. Joining Rep. Lilly for the address was Hunter Ihrman, a Park Township resident studying political science at George Washington University. “Michigan must capitalize on its momentum to ensure continued success across…

Rep. Paquette attends annual State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Brad Paquette, of Berrien Springs, attends the Governor’s annual State of the State Address with his guest, Jerry Holtgren. Holtgren is Director of the project-based learning New Tech Academy at Niles High School, where Rep. Paquette used to teach. ###

Rep. Frederick plan grants relief for school closures during state emergencies

State Rep. Ben Frederick today announced he is working on a solution to help school districts throughout Michigan that have exceeded the number of snow days allowed for the year. Frederick, of Owosso, said school districts should be held harmless for closures that occur during a declared state of emergency. “The extremely cold temperatures combined…

Rep. Slagh announces upcoming office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of March. “Regular input from residents is key to upholding the values of our community at the Capitol,” Rep. Slagh said. “I encourage residents to attend and I hope to bring your thoughts to Lansing from…

Statement on the passing of Congressman John Dingell

STATEMENT FROM STATE REP. BRONNA KAHLE: “America has lost a dedicated public servant and true leader with the passing of Congressman John Dingell. His tireless and unwavering commitment to serve and care for others inspires all of us. With genuine respect for his legacy, I join with my fellow Michiganders in extending my condolences to…

Rep. Cole: Feds overstepped the line with alcohol ban

State Rep. Triston Cole today pushed back on a new federal rule banning the use of alcohol on three popular Michigan rivers. Cole said the ban on alcohol oversteps federal authority and can only have negative consequences for Michiganders and tourists who enjoy the state’s rivers. “The State of Michigan has a plethora of laws…

Rep. LaFave urges Attorney General to stop defending Michigan’s car insurance rates

State Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain, who has been a strong advocate for reforming Michigan’s no-fault car insurance system, today issued the following statement on the latest updates regarding the federal lawsuit brought by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan: “For the more than seven million hard-working Michigan drivers paying the highest car insurances rates in…