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…

Rep. Outman hosts August office hours in Alma, Lakeview

Lawmaker encourages residents to attend State Rep. Rick Outman will meet with residents of the 70th House District during two office hour sessions scheduled during August. Outman, R-Six Lakes, will host office hours from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the following locations: Alma McDonald’s, 1625 Wright Ave., on Friday, Aug. 16; and Lakeview McDonald’s, 9150…

Rep. Shirkey announces area drug enforcement town hall meeting on Aug. 14

State Rep. Mike Shirkey will host a citizen town hall event on Wednesday, Aug. 14 to help create a public dialogue on drug enforcement strategies and policy. Shirkey said the debate needs to happen, based on both the citizen initiative that legalized medicinal marijuana and the introduction of legislation such as House Bill 4623, which…

Rep. Somerville to host Economics and Jobs Roundtable

Lawmaker bringing House Commerce Committee            State Rep. Pat Somerville today announced Rep. Frank Foster, chair of the House Commerce Committee, will visit the 23rd District next week to co-host an economic and jobs roundtable with him in Woodhaven for business leaders. “We have some of the best businesses and employees in Michigan right here…

Rep. LaFontaine to hold public town hall meeting

State Rep. Andrea LaFontaine today announced Rep. Kenneth Kurtz, the chair of the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee, will visit the 32nd District in August to co-host a town hall meeting.  The committee has jurisdiction over issues such as welfare, abortion and adoption. “The Families, Children and Seniors Committee deliberates many issues that have…