Bumstead named chair of House Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources

State Rep. Jon Bumstead today was appointed by House Speaker Jase Bolger to continue his work on the House Appropriations Committee and chair the appropriations subcommittee on natural resources. Bumstead also chaired the natural resources subcommittee last term and is looking forward to continuing to improve the efficiency of natural resources programs in Michigan. “Improving…

MacGregor named chair of House Appropriations Subcommittee on Human Services

State Rep. Peter MacGregor today was appointed by House Speaker Jase Bolger to continue his work on the House Appropriations Committee and chair the appropriations subcommittee on human services. MacGregor, a second term lawmaker, is pleased to continue working to put Michigan on solid financial ground for the future this term. “Michigan has a much…

McCready named chair of House Appropriations Subcommittee on Michigan State Police

State Rep. Mike McCready today was appointed by House Speaker Jase Bolger to the House Appropriations Committee and as chairman of the appropriations subcommittee on Michigan State Police. Within House Appropriations, McCready also will serve as vice chair of the subcommittees on human services and natural resources. “Balancing the state budget in an effective manner…

Stamas named chair of House Committee Military and Veterans Affairs

State Rep. Jim Stamas today was named chair of the House Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs for the 2013-14 legislative term. Stamas, who also serves as House majority floor leader, was appointed to the chairmanship by House Speaker Jase Bolger. “I’m honored to serve as chairman of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee,”…

Jenkins named chair of House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs

State Rep. Nancy Jenkins today was appointed by House Speaker Jase Bolger to continue her work on the House Appropriations Committee and chair the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs. Jenkins, a second-term lawmaker, served as vice chair of the subcommittee last term. “Active-duty military and our veterans put their lives on the line…

Graves appointed to serve on five House committees

State Rep. Joseph Graves today was appointed by House Speaker Jase Bolger to serve on five House committees to help shape public policy in Michigan. Graves will serve on the House Committees on Energy and Technology; Health Policy; Military and Veterans Affairs; Local Government; and Criminal Justice. “I’m excited to serve on these five committees…

Jacobsen named to key House committees

State Rep. Brad Jacobsen today was named by House Speaker Jase Bolger to serve on five crucial House committees this term. Jacobsen will serve as vice chair of the Government Operations Committee and on the House Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Technology; Education, and Judiciary. “We have made great strides over the past…

Rep. Johnson gets right back to work for Michigan

One of the first bills state Rep. Joel Johnson has introduced for this legislative session picks up on his work to allow skilled trade education programs to be part of the curriculum school districts are able to offer to their high school students. Johnson said he is glad to get House Bill 4088 before the…

Rep. Howrylak appointed to budget committee

State Rep. Martin Howrylak today was appointed by House Speaker Jase Bolger to serve on the House Appropriations Committee for the 97th Legislature. Howrylak will serve as chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight, as well as vice chair of the Education Subcommittee. He was also selected to be a member of the…

Poleski to lead new House Financial Liability Reform Committee

State Rep. Earl Poleski will lead the newly formed House Financial Liability Reform Committee as well as serve on the House Appropriations Committee, it was announced today. Poleski said the House Financial Liability Reform Committee will work to review and reduce all forms of liability in Michigan, whether it’s affecting residents, small businesses or state…

Rep. Lauwers to serve on key House committees

State Rep. Dan Lauwers will help shape Michigan legislative policy in key areas that directly affect St. Clair County and the region, it was announced today. Speaker Jase Bolger today appointed Lauwers to the committees on Agriculture; Energy and Technology; Transportation; and Michigan Competitiveness. “My committee assignments provide me with an opportunity to affect positive…

Genetski pushing dredging solutions

State Rep. Bob Genetski laid plans for dredging recreational harbors statewide today.  Legislation now before the Michigan House of Representatives would help pay for local dredging projects that can keep the facilities operating this summer. The Saugatuck Republican introduced House Bill 4106 to allow local authorities to apply for grants from the Michigan Natural Resources…