Rep. Lori honored for his work to protect health care accessibility

State Rep. Matt Lori was recently presented with the Champion for the Medically Underserved award for his work to promote and protect quality health care for all Michigan residents. Lori, R-Constantine, received the award during the Michigan Primary Care Association’s (MPCA) legislative forum in Michigan. “It is an honor to be recognized by this association,”…

Rep. Leonard announces March office hours

State Rep. Tom Leonard will host his regularly scheduled office hours in March in St. Johns and Ithaca. Due to a conflict in Rep. Leonard’s schedule, the office hours scheduled for Friday, March 8 at the Big Boy restaurant in St. Johns, 1408 S. U.S. 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. will be covered by…

House approves Jenkins bill eliminating hassles for Michigan veterans

The Michigan House today approved legislation sponsored by state Rep. Nancy Jenkins that will eliminate hassles for Michigan veterans when trying to show proof of military service. House Bill 4037 makes the lives of veterans easier by creating a special designation on Michigan driver’s licenses for Michigan veterans. “Michigan veterans have already sacrificed enough for…

Rep. Graves votes to put veterans designation on IDs

The Michigan House today has approved two bills that will create a special designation for veterans on driver’s licenses and state ID cards, state Rep. Joseph Graves announced. House Bills 4037 and 4287 will eliminate some of the hassle that veterans go through when trying to prove their military service. “This legislation cuts red tape…

McCready votes for bills creating veterans designation on Michigan IDs

The Michigan House today unanimously approved legislation eliminating hassles for Michigan veterans when proving military service, state Rep. Mike McCready announced. House Bills 4037 and 4287 will create a special designation for veterans on Michigan driver’s licenses and state ID cards. “Veterans have put their lives on the line for our freedom and this legislation…

Bumstead votes to create veterans designation on Michigan IDs

The Michigan House today approved legislation allowing veterans to receive a special designation on their driver’s license or state ID cards, state Rep. Jon Bumstead announced. There are currently more than 650,000 veterans living in Michigan.  Bumstead hopes these bills can help eliminate hassles and connect them with benefits that are available to them. “Our veterans…

House declares ‘Red Cross Month’ in March

March 2013 is Red Cross Month in the state of Michigan after state lawmakers this week approved House Resolution 34 sponsored by Reps. Joel Johnson and Margaret O’Brien to raise awareness of the emergency assistance organization. March has historically been recognized as Red Cross Month by U.S presidents and Congress. “The volunteers and employees of…

House approves bill authorizing special designation for Michigan veterans

The state House today unanimously approved legislation to help make sure all Michigan veterans receive the benefits and discounts they deserve, state Rep. Dan Lauwers announced. House Bill 4037, approved with bipartisan support and co-sponsored by Lauwers, creates a special designation on Michigan driver’s licenses for all veterans. “Our ultimate goal is to make sure…

Callton congratulates Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch on business development grant

State Rep. Mike Callton today congratulated Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch on receiving a state business development grant award due to their plans to expand egg production and processing facilities.  Herbruck’s total investment in their business will be up to $17.2 million and will likely create up to 55 new jobs. The grant has been awarded in…

House approves bill authorizing special designation for Michigan veterans

The state House today approved legislation that will eliminate hassles for Michigan veterans when asked to show proof of military service, state Rep. Dale Zorn announced. House Bill 4037, which Zorn co-sponsored, creates a special designation on Michigan driver’s licenses for all veterans, eliminating the need to carry their military service papers everywhere they go….

House approves bill authorizing special designation for Michigan veterans

The state House today unanimously approved legislation to make sure all Michigan veterans can easily receive the benefits and discounts they deserve, state Rep. Ben Glardon announced. House Bill 4037, approved with bipartisan support and co-sponsored by Glardon, creates a special designation on Michigan driver’s licenses for all veterans. “We must do all we can…