Walsh: Senior Celebration Day tickets are still available

Senior citizens looking for a day filled with entertainment and information should make plans to attend the 19th annual Western Wayne County Senior Celebration Day on Friday, Oct. 4. “There are still tickets available for this fun and informative occasion,” said state Rep. John Walsh, R-Livonia, who is hosting the annual celebration along with Senior…

Franz helps lead state remembrances for local trooper

State Rep. Ray Franz, R-Onekama, today said Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield of Manistee will be recognized for his service and dedication to his country and the state over the next two days at several venues in the state Capitol. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and the entire law…

Rep. Kesto hosts financial literacy town hall

Learn about building good credit at free event State Rep. Klint Kesto will host a financial literacy presentation to help local residents understand the basics of building good credit history. Kesto, R-Commerce Township, said the event will take place at the Commerce Township Library, 2869 N. Pontiac Trail on Monday, Sept. 16, from 6 to…

Rep. Kelly sponsoring forum for veterans in Frankenmuth

State Rep. Tim Kelly is sponsoring a special veterans forum in Frankenmuth on Thursday, Sept. 26 to address concerns about benefit coverage and the transition from military to civilian life. The event takes place at the Frankenmuth American Legion, 990 Flint St., Frankenmuth, from 7 to 8 p.m.  Kelly’s special guest includes Jason Allen, senior…

Bumstead announces September office hours in Oceana County

State Rep. Jon Bumstead today announced office hours for the month of September in Oceana County. The office hours will take place Monday, Sept. 23 at the following times and locations: -New Era: 8 to 9 a.m. at Trailside, 4723 1st St. -Pentwater: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Good Stuffs, 111 S. Hancock St. -Shelby:…

Rep. Johnson announces September office hours

State Rep. Joel Johnson, R-Clare, today announced his district office hours for Sept. 27 and 30. The representative is meeting with Arenac and Gladwin counties on the last Friday of the month and Osceola and Clare counties residents on the last Monday of the month. “Helping constituents is one of the most important jobs of…

Capitol Notes: September 2013

In 2011, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs released a report that ranked funding provided to veterans on a per-capita basis. The data showed that Michigan ranked 53rd – behind not only the other 49 states but also Puerto Rico, Guam and Washington, D.C. In another report released that same year, the U.S. Congressional…

McCready invites area residents to meet with him on Sept. 30

State Rep. Mike McCready will be available to meet with residents of the 40th House District on Monday, Sept. 30 to discuss matters of state and local government. The lawmaker will host office hours from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloomfield Township Library, located at 1099 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Township. No appointment…

Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway; audio on small business roundtable

Rep. Lauwers talks about  the  jobs and economic development roundtable he’ll host September 16th from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Port Huron Township Department of Public Works building, 4134 W. Water St., with small-business owners, local chambers of commerce, elected officials and economic development board members.  

Rep. Howrylak invites residents to Senior Brigade forum on Sept. 16

State Rep. Martin Howrylak invites residents of the 41st District to a Senior Brigade presentation on home repairs and equity scams from the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division on Monday, Sept. 16 The event, hosted by Howrylak, will take place at the Clawson United Methodist Church located at 205 North Main Street in Clawson, at…

Rep. Potvin announces September office hours

State Rep. Phil Potvin will be hosting three separate office hours in the month of September. Residents of the 102nd District are invited to attend any of these office hours to discuss state and local issues with Rep. Potvin. Potvin will hold offices hours at the following dates and locations: Mecosta County Sept. 13, from…