Rep. Roberts spends day reading to students in Jackson

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Eaton Township last week read to students at Northwest Elementary School in Jackson. Rep. Roberts is visiting schools throughout the 65th District to read to students for March is Reading month. Rep. Roberts will be visiting students at Onsted Elementary School on Friday, March 20. Rep. Roberts also toured the…

Glenn encourages students, parents to consider Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Michigan National Guard program helps with high-school GED State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland encourages local teens aged 16-18 who have dropped out or been expelled from school and their parents to consider a free program administered by the Michigan National Guard that helps students earn a high-school degree and college credits. The next Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy (MYCA) at…

Rep. Lucido hosting town halls to discuss Proposal 1

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido is inviting residents of the 36th District, which includes Shelby, Washington and Bruce townships and the Village of Romeo, to informational town halls about the May 5 statewide ballot proposal on road funding in Michigan. Joining Rep. Lucido at the town halls will be representatives from Michigan Department of Transportation…

House approves Rep. Rendon bill easing financial burden of electronic record requests

Realtors, researchers will see more reasonable fees Bipartisan legislation capping fees for those obtaining certain electronic records was approved by the Michigan House today, announced bill sponsor state Rep. Bruce Rendon. “This is a step in the right direction to cut governmental red tape and make electronic records more easily and financially attainable,” said Rep….

Rep. Howrylak invites residents to March office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak  invites local residents to meet with him during his office hours in March. Office hours will be held in both Troy and Clawson; the first will take place on Saturday, March 21, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Troy Public Library, located at 510 W. Big Beaver Road. The second…

Meet Rep. Muxlow this March 

State Rep. Paul Muxlow of Brown City will hold office hours on Monday, March 30 in Port Huron. Local residents can meet Rep. Muxlow at the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce at 512 McMorran Blvd. from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monthly office hours provide opportunities for residents of Sanilac County, Burtchville Township, Fort Gratiot…

March office hours with Rep. Theis

State Rep. Lana Theis of Brighton Township will hold district office hours on Tuesday, March 31. Local residents of southern Livingston County can meet Rep. Theis at Two Brothers Coffee in Brighton from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “I want to be as receptive as possible while serving as state representative because accessibility and responsiveness matter,”…

Rep. Canfield announces March office hours

State Rep. Edward Canfield, R-Sebewaing, invites residents of the 84th House District to join him March 23 for office hours. “My favorite part of this job are the people I represent and getting to meet with them personally is the best way to ensure I represent them well in Lansing,” Rep. Canfield said. “I urge…

Rep. Glenn applauds Midland County Project D.A.R.E.

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, left, congratulated Midland County Sheriff Scott Stephenson on a his successful Midland County Project D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program at a banquet in the Messiah Lutheran Church on March 13. “Midland County DARE saves young people’s lives, most importantly, and also saves tax dollars that would otherwise be required for additional law enforcement and incarceration costs,” Glenn said. “I commend Midland County Sheriff…

Rep. Roberts, R-Eaton Township takes the oath of office on the House floor Wednesday Jan. 14 alongside his colleagues.

Rep. Roberts welcomes area residents to coffee hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts is holding coffee hours this month to meet with local residents and offer an opportunity to talk about any thoughts or concerns they may have regarding state government. “I’m excited to host my first coffee hours event in Jackson County,” said Rep. Roberts, R-Eaton Township. “I look forward to chatting with…

Rep. Hughes announces March office hours

State Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, invites residents to meet with her locally to discuss state and local issues of interest. The lawmaker will be at the following locations:   Monday, March 23, 2015 11a.m. to Noon Ravenna Round Table 12396 Stafford St. Ravenna   Friday, March 27, 2015 10 to 11a.m. Toast N’ Jams 3462 Henry…

Wixom new home to auto supply company headquarters

Project expected to create 136 jobs   State Rep. Klint Kesto today announced that an auto supply manufacturer has chosen Wixom as its new North American headquarters and will build a facility that will employ up to 136 people. Rep. Kesto, R-Commerce Township, said 3Con Corp. will receive a $550,000 grant from the Michigan Strategic…