Rep. Whiteford to host local office hours

State Rep. Mary Whiteford today announced plans to meet with Allegan County residents during her scheduled office hours. Office hours will take place on Friday, May 18 at Allegan County Transportation, 750 Airway Drive in Allegan from 9 to 10:30 a.m. “Engaging with residents in a casual setting is a great way to foster dialog…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during regularly scheduled local office hours this May. “I believe accessibility is key to open and honest government,” Griffin said. “I welcome anyone with ideas or questions about state government to attend my local office hours.” The office hours take place…

Howrylak bill will save dozens of lives and prevent thousands of injuries per year

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak tested a distracted driving simulator on behalf the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council, Brain Injury Association of Michigan and the Michigan State Police on Tuesday. House legislators were invited to test the module and learn about distracted driving prevention and awareness. Rep. Howrylak recently introduced House Bill 4466, a…

Rep. Griffin to host senior and veterans expo

Rep. Beth Griffin will host a senior and veterans expo with Senators Margaret O’Brien and Tonya Schuitmaker on Monday, May 7. “Connecting seniors and veterans to valuable services and information right here in Southwest Michigan is just one way to show our gratitude towards them,” Griffin said. “I look forward to this yearly event for…

Representative García invites local residents to May office hours

State Representative Daniela R. García invites residents of Ottawa County to her office hours on Monday, May 7. “Getting feedback from my community is a crucial aspect of being a representative,” Garcia said.  “I look forward to hearing what is on people’s minds, and am grateful for those who take the time to share what…

Rep. Frederick welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso and Speaker Tom Leonard welcomed Dr. Don E. Galardi to the state Capitol to give Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Galardi is the current associate pastor of transition and missions at Community Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Owosso. House tradition calls for a representative or…

Howrylak resolution memorializes fall of Saigon

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy was joined by Che Nguyen (left) and Marie Huynh (center) of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan on the House floor for the adoption of House Resolution 321, to declare April 23 – 29 as Black April Memorial Week in Michigan. This year, April 30 marks the…