Rep. Filler welcomes local pastor to give House invocation

State Rep. Graham Filler (right) of DeWitt welcomed Pastor Chris Carter of Northpointe Community Church to give the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday. They were joined at the rostrum by Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Farrington welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Diana Farrington of Utica welcomed Pastor Chris Troxel (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Troxel serves as the associate pastor of Christian growth at Trinity Lutheran Church in Utica. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Farrington welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Diana Farrington of Utica welcomed Pastor Chris Troxel (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Troxel serves as the associate pastor of Christian growth at Trinity Lutheran Church in Utica. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Schroeder invites Clarkston native to state Capitol

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township welcomed Aaron Wright to the state Capitol Wednesday. The 2011 Clarkston High School graduate job-shadowed her during the day after expressing interest in learning more about the legislative process. Aaron attended meetings in the lawmaker’s office, took a tour of the Capitol in the morning and sat with…

Rep. Berman invites local student to Capitol

  State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township and Speaker Lee Chatfield welcomed Braden DiMarco to the state Capitol Wednesday. Rep. Berman invited the student to job-shadow him during the day after he expressed interest in learning more about the legislative process. Braden took part in meetings in the lawmaker’s office, watched state House committee…

Rep. Schroeder resolution focuses on Sunshine Week in March

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township today introduced a resolution declaring the week of March 10 as Sunshine Week in the state of Michigan. “This resolution complements the Legislative Open Records Act bill package to establish transparency within the government,” Rep. Schroeder said. “A free and open press is a primary liberty enshrined in…

Rep. Albert, House panel meet in Jackson, tour correctional facility

State Rep. Thomas Albert, chair of the House Corrections Appropriation Subcommittee, asks a question during Monday’s committee meeting at the Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson. The committee heard a presentation from the Michigan Department of Corrections detailing the governor’s budget recommendations for the department. Following the meeting, committee members toured the Charles Egeler Reception and…

Rep. Filler kicks off March is Reading Month

Rep. Graham Filler read to students at Gateway North Elementary in St. Johns on Monday, March 11 as part of his March is Reading Month tour. Filler will be reading to students in the community with the goal of promoting literacy and a love of reading.