Rep. Crawford response to Superintendent of Novi Community Schools

State Rep. Kathy Crawford issued the following response after Steve Matthews, Superintendent of Novi Community Schools, sent a mass communication to parents saying lawmakers were unwilling to agree that school closure days should be forgiven: “Mr. Matthews’ statement misleading. I am actively advocating for an equitable solution for schools and students to avoid the need…

Rep. Wozniak postpones coffee hours, encourages residents to contact office

State Rep. Doug Wozniak announced he will not be holding coffee hours in the near future in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Out of an abundance of caution, I will not be holding coffee hours for the time being,” Wozniak said. “Accessibility to my constituents is a priority of mine, however, it is more…

Rep. Hall: House approves plans increasing cybersecurity, cracking down on illegitimate emotional support animals

Lawmaker’s legislation heads to the Michigan Senate The Michigan House today approved a pair of measures spearheaded by state Rep. Matt Hall (R-Marshall) to increase government and critical infrastructure cybersecurity and crack down on individuals intentionally falsifying their need for an emotional support animal. Hall’s first proposal, garnering unanimous support, would enhance Michigan’s cybersecurity capabilities….

Reps. Lightner, Alexander committed to helping community combat coronavirus

Jackson County reports first positive case of COVID-19 State Reps. Sarah Lightner and Julie Alexander today said they have been in constant communication with state and local health officials about the spread of coronavirus in Michigan and remain so after the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 was identified in Jackson County last night. The…

Reps. Alexander, Lightner committed to helping community combat coronavirus

Jackson County reports first positive case of COVID-19 State Reps. Julie Alexander and Sarah Lightner today said they have been in constant communication with state and local health officials about the spread of coronavirus in Michigan and remain so after the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 was identified in Jackson County last night. The…

Rep. Lightner cancels March office hour

Out of precaution amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, state Rep. Sarah Lightner of Springport has canceled her March office hour, which was previously scheduled for 11 a.m. on March 27 at Brooklyn Big Boy. “While I value accessibility to my constituents, their safety is most important to me” Rep. Lightner said. “My Lansing office will remain…

Rep. Huizenga provides statement on the COVID-19 pandemic

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker today issued the following statement related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Michigan: “The community spread of COVID-19 is having a large impact on communities, our state, our nation, and the world. The state of Michigan, in close partnership with local health care officials, is working diligently…

Rep. Lilly statement on coronavirus case in Ottawa County

State Rep. Jim Lilly, of Park Township, today issued the following statement related to the coronavirus case that was identified in Ottawa County on Sunday:  “My heart goes out to the individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ottawa County and around our state. I am confident our highly capable local health officials are…