I-96 to see updates thanks to special legislative funding

Special legislative funding, made possible by the Michigan Legislature, will provide road updates across the state including 1-96 in Novi from Novi Road to the western edge of Oakland County, announced State Rep. Hugh Crawford. I-96 eastbound will see the road improvements in the next year with the help of a $4.9 million grant. “It…

Rep. Lyons helps announce numerous Kent County road projects

Kent County will see many road improvement projects over the next year thanks to special funding secured by the Michigan Legislature including three in the 86th District, announced state Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons. Almost 10 miles of M-21 and a section of I-96 will get road rehabilitation and resurfacing with the help of $3 million…

Troy to see road updates from special legislative funding

Two roads in Troy will receive improvements in 2014 thanks to special state road funding grants made possible by the Michigan Legislature, announced state Rep. Martin Howrylak. Livernois and Crooks roads will both see road improvements with the help of $1.7 million in grants. “These road improvements are a great thing for the city of…

Price to hold office hours in Spring Lake

State Rep. Amanda Price will hold local office hours in Spring Lake on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 to meet with area residents and discuss issues of interest or concern. Price will be at the Spring Lake District Library, located at 123 E. Exchange St., from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. All area residents are welcome to…

Rep. Muxlow announces road improvement project for I-94 loop

Lawmaker: Good initial investment in safer roads State Rep. Paul Muxlow today announced a road improvement project that will improve safety along the Interstate 94 business loop. Rep. Muxlow, R-Brown City, said a special legislative allocation to improve Michigan’s roads and bridges will be used for the $1 million project. The funding will be used…

Governor signs Price legislation to digitize court records

Rep. Amanda Price and Gov. Rick Snyder hold Public Act 201 of 2013, which eliminates the requirement that all writs, proceedings and records be “on paper,” allowing documents to be created and maintained electronically. The legislation also allows documents to be signed electronically.  

Legislators announce Roads and Risks Reserve Fund projects

Legislators throughout Michigan announced this morning a list of 103 state and local transportation projects made possible through the $115 million Roads and Risks Reserve (RRR) Fund. At seven simultaneous events across the state, legislators unveiled the projects in their districts that are slated to be built in 2014 due to the additional funding. “This…

O’Brien, Schuitmaker announce Kalamazoo County road repair projects

Thanks to special legislative funding from the Roads and Risk Reserve Fund, $115 million in grant money is being used to fix roadways in Michigan in the coming year, announced Rep. Margaret O’Brien and Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker. “Some of our roads are in desperate need of repair and I am pleased that we can make…

State Rep. Dave Pagel announces roadway projects to benefit Berrien County residents

State Rep. Dave Pagel this morning announced a key road projects that will benefit Berrien County. Both roads will receive a total of $750,000 for improvements. Cleveland Avenue from Wagner Road to Warren Woods Road is set for upgrades. The improvement was made possible thanks to $115 million set aside in the Legislature’s Roads and…