Rep. Wentworth discusses criminal charges resulting from investigation at GRHV

Chair: ‘MVAA has made significant improvements’ State Rep. Jason Wentworth, of Clare, today issued a statement regarding the criminal charges coming out of Attorney General Bill Schuette’s investigation into alleged mistreatment of patients at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans (GRHV). Eleven former caregivers at the GRHV were charged Monday by Schuette for intentional inclusion…

Rep. VanderWall applauds farm-to-school expansion grant

Program boosts local farmers, healthy eating   State Rep. Curt VanderWall today applauded a federal grant that will help the farm-to-school program grow, providing Michigan students with more fresh, locally grown produce. VanderWall, of Ludington, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $70,280 competitive grant to the Michigan Department of Education to improve farm-to-school…

Justice Viviano joins Rep. Lucido for juror pay bill signing

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Peter J. Lucido, of Shelby Township, was joined by fellow Macomb County native Michigan Supreme Court Justice David F. Viviano (right) with Gov. Rick Snyder for today’s bill-signing ceremony to improve juror compensation in criminal and civil court cases for the first time in 15 years. Also attending the event were…

Rep. Barrett speaks on charges resulting from GRHV investigation

State Rep. Tom Barrett today issued a statement on the criminal charges coming out of Attorney General Bill Schuette’s investigation into alleged mistreatment of patients at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans (GRHV). Eleven former caregivers at the GRHV were charged Monday by Schuette for intentional inclusion in patient medical records or charts of misleading…

Rep. Hauck applauds additional state aid following flooding

Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund now open to Midland, Isabella counties State Rep. Roger Hauck today announced the state’s Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund is now available to provide financial assistance to local communities after severe flooding caused extensive damages on June 22-23. “When our community got hit hard by the flooding last month, local…

Rep. Hernandez highlights progress made on top priorities

State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron today said he is pleased of the progress made so far this legislative session on the issues most important to the people of Sanilac and St. Clair counties, however he cautions that there is still much work left to do. “When I meet with residents in our district…

Rep. Hornberger calls for congressional action on new lock following tour

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, a member of the House Committee on Commerce and Trade, today stressed the need for a new lock at the Soo Locks facility in Sault Ste. Marie following a recent trip hosted by fellow Michigan legislators. State Rep. Lee Chatfield, of Levering, and state Sen. Wayne Schmidt, of Traverse City, hosted…

Rep. Graves commends charges resulting from GRHV investigation

State Rep. Joe Graves today supported the criminal charges coming out of Attorney General Bill Schuette’s investigation into mistreatment of patients at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans (GRHV). Eleven former caregivers at the GRHV were charged today by Schuette for intentional inclusion in patient medical records or charts of misleading or inaccurate information. “It’s…

Rep. Hughes issues statement on charges resulting from GRHV investigation

State Rep. Holly Hughes today issued a statement regarding the criminal charges resulting from Attorney General Bill Schuette’s investigation into alleged mistreatment of patients at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans (GRHV). Eleven former caregivers associated with the GRHV were charged today by Schuette for intentional inclusion in patient medical records or charts of misleading…

Rep. Alexander commends House on achievements in first six months

Legislator eager to continue improving life for Michiganders   State Rep. Julie Alexander today said the House of Representatives has made significant progress on legislative goals established in the Action Plan, which was introduced in February. Alexander, of Hanover, said the Legislature has made great strides in areas important to people in Jackson County. That…

Rep. Maturen calls on feds to release Brandon Road study

Legislator: ‘Swift action required to prevent spread of Asian carp’ State Rep. David Maturen, of Vicksburg, today called on the federal government to release the results of a study assessing the viability of establishing a control mechanism at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Maturen, who…