Rep. Cole takes ceremonial oath in Lansing

State Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Joining the new lawmaker for the event were his wife, Stacy, and their daughters Etta, Adalynne and Ruby. Cole was elected last November to serve the 105th House District…

Rep. Johnson takes oath for third term

Dawn Johnson watches her husband, state Rep. Joel Johnson, R-Clare, take the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young Jr. with the help of their family friend, Jim Keysor of Harrison. The ceremonial swearing-in took place in the House chamber on Wednesday, Jan. 14. The third-term lawmaker represents Arenac, Clare,…

Glardon takes oath of office for final term in the House

State Rep. Ben Glardon, R-Owosso, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (left). Accompanying Glardon is his wife, Miriam, and daughter, Madison. Glardon was re-elected last November as the representative for the 85th House District and is now serving his third and final term. Residents of Shiawassee County and western…

Victory takes oath of office for second term in Lansing

State Rep. Roger Victory, R-Hudsonville, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (left). Accompanying Victory is his sister, Dianne Alflen (left), and his cousin, Joanne Victory. Victory was re-elected last November as the representative for the 88th House District and is now serving his second term. Residents of northeast Ottawa…

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido sworn into office at the Michigan Capitol

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido took a ceremonial oath of office today at the Michigan Capitol as the 98th Legislature convened for the first time.  Lucido was joined at the ceremony by his legislative staff, Alessandra Caccamo and Robin Naeyaert. The oath of office was administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. “Today was a great…

Iden sworn into office today in Lansing

State Rep. Brandt Iden was sworn into office at the Michigan Capitol today as the 98th Legislature convened its first session. Iden was joined by his parents, Ron and Bonnie, and sister, Ashlyn. “I’m very happy to have this opportunity to serve the residents of the 61st District, and I look forward to working to…

State Rep. Chatfield takes 107th District office

Lawmaker sworn-in, opens Lansing office to serve Northern Michigan residents On the Opening Day of the 98th Session of the Michigan Legislature, state Rep. Lee Chatfield was ceremoniously sworn into office in Lansing with his wife at his side and extended family and special guests watching from the House gallery. Chatfield also was sworn into…

Rep. Hughes takes oath of office at Capitol ceremony

Lawmaker returns to represent West Michigan’s 91st District Lansing, Mich. — State Rep. Holly Hughes took an oath of office today pledging two years of service in the Michigan House representing the 91st District. Gov. Rick Snyder (center) welcomed all legislators and guests to the Capitol for today’s inaugural ceremonies. From left: Rep. Hughes’ mother Joy…

Rep. Mike Callton sworn in for third term as state representative

State Rep. Mike Callton was sworn in today for his third term as representative of Michigan’s 87th House District, which includes all of Barry County and part of Ionia County including the townships of Boston, Campbell, Danby, Keene, Lyons, North Plains, Odessa, Orange, Portland, Ronald, Sebewa, part of Berlin township and the city of Portland….