Rep. Crawford hosts Novi Wildcats state champion volleyball team at Capitol

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi welcomed the three-peat state champion Novi Wildcats volleyball team to the Capitol on Thursday. “These ladies, as well as their coaches, represent their school and the entire community. We are extremely proud of them and their success,” Rep. Crawford said. “This is a fantastic program that allows students to use…

Rep. Chatfield hosts LSSU President to state Capitol

State Rep. Lee Chatfield of Levering recently welcomed Lake Superior State University President Peter Mitchell, to the state Capitol. Mitchell was selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as president in 2017.

Rep. Calley welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Calley welcomed Senior Pastor Steve Smail from the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Plainwell to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker Tom Leonard joined them…

Rep. Whiteford presents Eagle Scout tribute

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mary Whiteford presents a tribute to Bryan Adams of Hopkins at his Eagle Scout court of honor. Brian’s Eagle Scout project was the renovation of The Allegan Band Booth at the Allegan County Fair. ###

Rep. Theis testifies on bills protecting minor victims of sex crimes

State Rep. Lana Theis, of Brighton, today testified before the House Law and Justice Committee today, in support of her legislative package to protect young victims of sexual-based offenses, while helping local school districts better protect their students who are victims of such crimes. At right is state Rep. Sylvia Santana, of Detroit, and at…

Rep. LaSata to host local office hours

State Rep. Kim LaSata today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during her scheduled office hours. Office hours take place on Friday, Feb. 23 at Broad Street Café, 614 Broad St. in St. Joseph, from 10 to 11 a.m. “I look forward to talking with residents of Southwest Michigan about their state…