Rep. Daley invites residents to August office hours

Rep. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, is hosting office hours during the month of August to give residents of the 82nd District a chance to meet with him and discuss state or local issues. The office hours will be on Aug. 16 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Curley’s Lake House Grill, 4586 Water St., Columbiaville. “Hearing…

McMillin to host August office hours

State Rep. Tom McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, has announced upcoming in-district office hours for the month of August. McMillin invites residents to meet with him at Rochester Hills City Hall, 1000 Rochester Hills Drive, Rochester Hills, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19 to discuss state and local issues of interest. No appointment is…

Genetski bill would cover wildfire costs

Area departments could see reimbursement for state land work  Local fire departments that assist fire suppression efforts on state land would be reimbursed by the state under legislation unveiled by Rep. Bob Genetski this week. House Bill 4929 would allow the payments from the Forest Development Fund, which receives funds from certain timber sales on…

Rendon hosting Aug. 20 veterans meeting

House committee chair Rep. Stamas invited as special guest  Area veterans and military families are invited to an Aug. 20 Veterans Town Hall meeting in West Branch, hosted by state Rep. Bruce Rendon with the chair of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Rep. Jim Stamas. The meeting is in the Ogemaw County Annex…

McCready to host office hours in West Bloomfield, Birmingham in August

State Rep. Mike McCready will meet with residents of the 40th House District during a pair of office hours scheduled during August. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, McCready will host office hours in the board room of the Baldwin Library from 4-6 p.m. The Baldwin Library is located at 300 West Merrill St. in Birmingham. The…

Rep. Muxlow hosts August office hours

Lawmaker will be in Burtchville, Deckerville State Rep. Paul Muxlow will host office hours in two locations in the 83rd House District during August. Rep. Muxlow, R-Brown City, will meet with constituents to discuss state and local government issues at the following locations: Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Burtchville Township Hall, 4000 Burtch Road in Burtchville,…

Leonard, MDOT announce plans for Old US-27 in DeWitt

Lawmaker says public input was key to MDOT decision  State Rep. Tom Leonard today announced that the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will install a fully operational traffic signal at the intersection of Old US-27 and Webb Road, to be completed by fall 2014. Originally, MDOT had proposed plans to construct a boulevard along Old…

Rep. Lauwers to host local agriculture town hall

State Rep. Dan Lauwers today announced Rep. Kevin Daley, chair of the House Agriculture Committee, will visit St. Clair County on Tuesday, Aug. 13 for a public town hall meeting to discuss Michigan’s agriculture industry. “The town hall is a great opportunity for local farmers to hear the latest news on agriculture policy being considered…

Rep. Foster announces local office hours for residents

State Rep. Frank Foster, R-Petoskey, will be available for office hours in August to talk with area residents, including an Aug. 16 joint meeting with Sen. Howard Walker in Sault Ste. Marie. “Ongoing office hours throughout the Upper Peninsula and northern Michigan are essential to make sure all voices are heard,” Foster said.  “I encourage…

Speaker Bolger appoints Troy resident to Michigan Freedom Trail Commission

LANSING — Speaker of the House Jase Bolger today announced the appointment of Louis Brown Jr. of Troy to the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission for a term ending Dec. 31, 2014. Established in 1998, the commission preserves and promotes the legacy of the Underground Railroad’s Freedom Trail in Michigan. Brown is an attorney at Fraser…

United Way receives donation

State Rep. Joel Johnson and Gavin Goetz, AT&T executive director external affairs, today presented a donation for the 2013 United Way campaign to Sandina Hages, United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties executive director.

Rep. Graves, Genesee officials offer free CPR training

Lessons from Saturday class could save a life State Rep. Joe Graves and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Paramedic Division will conduct cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training at a free class on Saturday, Aug. 17. The CPR session will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fenton Township Office, 12060 Mantawauka Drive in Fenton. “CPR can…