Rendon takes 2013-14 oath

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as state representative for the 103rd House District in the 97th Michigan Legislature. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing. He serves the people of Crawford, Kalkaska, Missaukee, Ogemaw and Roscommon counties. “I am excited…

Heise plans new times for office hours

Northville area residents will now be able to visit with Rep. Kurt Heise from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14.  The new time is a permanent change to his ongoing Northville office hours that take place on the second Monday of every month. Heise’s office hours are held at the Northville District Library,…

Rep. Daley invites residents to coffee hours

Rep. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, will sponsor his first office hours of the year, with Sen. Phil Pavlov. The coffee hours take place on Monday, Jan. 14, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. They will be held at Bob & Jodie’s located at 5836 N. Lapeer Road, Suite C in North Branch. “I am looking forward to…

Rogers reminds residents of contact info

State Rep. Bill Rogers today wants to remind local residents that although his legislative district number has changed, he is still serving the residents of Livingston County. Roger’s district number changed from 66 to 42, and his office is now located at N 891 in the Anderson House Office Building. The 42nd District now includes…

McCready opens office, announces contact info

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced the opening of his Lansing office to help serve the people of the 40th District and announced key contact information and staff information for constituents to easily reach him. The 40th District encompasses the cities of Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham, Bloomfield Township and a portion of West Bloomfield Township. Residents…

Pettalia maintains perfect voting record

State Representative Peter Pettalia posted a perfect voting and attendance record for the 2012 legislative year, casting 914 roll call votes during the second year of his first term. “The people of Northeast Michigan elected me to represent them and I take that responsibility seriously,” said Pettalia, R-Presque Isle. “I rely heavily on local input…

Pettalia bill to eliminate ‘pop-up’ tax on family property transfers signed into law

One of the last official acts of Gov. Rick Snyder in 2012 was to sign legislation sponsored by Rep. Peter Pettalia, of the 106th District. Public Act 497 of 2012, formerly House Bill 4753, creates an exemption for property transfers between immediate family. The so-called “pop-up” tax occurred when property ownership changed and the taxable…

Rep. Howrylak announces office contact info

State Rep. Martin Howrylak has officially opened his Lansing office to help serve the people of the 41st House District and announced key contact information for people to easily reach him. Howrylak also announced he has hired Tim Lee, who served with former Rep. Marty Knollenberg, as his legislative aide. “Serving local residents by helping…

Rep. Potvin welcomes new staff member

Rep. Phil Potvin, R-Cadillac, is pleased to introduce his new staff member, Charles Visser. He will be the legislative assistant in Potvin’s office for the new term. Visser is a 2012 graduate of Albion College, with a degree in political science. He previously interned for former Rep. Marty Knollenberg, who represented the Oakland County area….

Rep. Howrylak announces office contact info

State Rep. Martin Howrylak has officially opened his Lansing office to help serve the people of the 41st House District and announced key contact information for people to easily reach him. Howrylak also announced he has hired Tim Lee, who served with former Rep. Marty Knollenberg, as his legislative aide. “Serving local residents by helping…