New legislation will provide first responders with more emergency info for accident victims

A new proposal from state Rep. Peter J. Lucido will give Michigan residents the option to include emergency contact information on their driver’s license or state identification card. Rep. Lucido said the proposal would help paramedics and law enforcement responding to an accident to quickly contact an accident victim’s emergency contact, instead of having to…

Rep. Sheppard visits local community for informative town hall event

Residents invited to discuss road funding challenges State Rep. Jason Sheppard invites local residents to attend a town hall meeting to discuss the future of building better Michigan roads and bridges. “There’s a lot at stake next month when it comes to funding much needed repairs to our roadways,” Sheppard said. “I want to hear…

Rep. Kesto hosts healthy cooking presentation April 27

Lawmaker is chair of House Health and Fitness Caucus   State Rep. Klint Kesto invites residents to join him and a local chef this month to learn how to cook healthy foods. Rep. Kesto, R-Commerce Township, is chair of the House Health and Fitness Caucus, which promotes healthy lifestyles to his fellow lawmakers. Now he…

Rep. Cole announces April coffee hours

State Rep. Triston Cole will hold coffee hours on April 20 in Gaylord and Atlanta. On Monday, April 20, Rep. Cole will be available to meet with residents of the 105th House district at Dianna’s Delights, 138 West Main St. in Gaylord from 8 to 9 a.m. and Elks Crossing Café, 12429 State St in…

Rep. Johnson announces April office hours

Rep. Joel Johnson invites residents of the 97th House District to attend his office hours later this month. “The most important part of my job are the people I represent,” said Rep. Johnson, R-Clare. “Meeting personally with the citizens who put me in office and addressing their questions and concerns is the best way to…

Rep. Lucido welcomes Duncan Elementary School students to Lansing

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido welcomed fourth grade students from Duncan Elementary School located in Shelby Township to the Capitol. In total, Rep. Lucido welcomed 24 guests to the Capitol, including 22 students and two teachers. The group—led by teachers Julie Willey and Vanessa Tucker—took part in the visit and were able to step foot…

Rep. Heise invites residents to April coffee hours

State Rep. Kurt Heise invites residents of the 20th House district to meet with him in Northville this month for coffee to discuss state and local issues. Rep. Heise’s coffee hours are scheduled for Friday, April 17th from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Panera Bread, located at 20140 Haggerty Road in Northville. “One of the…

Rep. Maturen attends Marshall Senior Fair

Rep. David Maturen, R-Vicksburg (left) and Rep. John Bizon, R-Battle Creek (right) visited with area residents at the Marshall Senior Fair on April 9. The representatives handed out publications to help seniors and veterans. If you would like a digital copy of these publications, please click here.  

April coffee hours announced for Rep. Hughes

State Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, invites residents of the 91st House district to meet with during coffee hours for the month of April to discuss state and local issues of interest. Rep. Hughes is providing residents with the opportunity to meet with her at three different locations during the month of April. District office hours…

Rep. Runestad bill on police body camera privacy to receive committee testimony

House Bill 4234, a bill that creates protections for currently unregulated police body camera use will be discussed in the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, April 14 announced State Rep. Jim Runestad, the bill’s sponsor. “I am pleased to see this legislation take the next step forward in the process,” said Runestad, R-White Lake. “The call…

Rep. Franz appointed to Emergency Medical Services Coordination Committee

State Rep. Ray Franz, R-Onekama, was recently appointed by House Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant, to serve as a member on the state’s Emergency Medical Services Coordination Committee (EMSCC). Rep. Franz joins the EMSCC to provide the Michigan Department of Community Health with recommendations to strengthen emergency medical services throughout Michigan. Speaker Cotter issued the…