Noble and Geake on the House floor

Rep. Noble welcomes former Rep. Robert Geake to House floor

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth (right) introduced former state Representative and state Senator Robert Geake to the Michigan House of Representatives this week. Geake served Northville in the Michigan legislature from 1973 to 1998. After leaving the Legislature, Geake served as the state children’s ombudsman and the state racing commissioner. #####

Bellino: Southeast Michigan priorities reflected in House budget

On Tuesday, state Rep. Joe Bellino of Monroe supported the House budget legislation that includes record funding for K-12 education and reduces the size of the general state budget by 2.2 percent. “Just like families across Michigan, we are tightening our belt by cutting inefficient programs and eliminating waste in state government,” Rep. Bellino said….

Rep Howrylak and Pastor Bouchard offer the invocation

Rep. Howrylak invites local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy (right) on Thursday welcomed Pastor Michael Bouchard (center) to the Michigan Capitol to give the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Bouchard is a pastor at Kensington Church in Troy. #####

Rep. Kahle presented “Michigan Alzheimer’s Champion Award”

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Clinton was presented with the “Michigan Alzheimer’s Champion Award” in recognition of her advocacy for families impacted by the disease. Lindsay Brieschke of the Alzheimer’s Association presented the plaque during the organization’s annual legislative day at the state Capitol. Rep. Kahle spoke of the effect Alzheimer’s has had…

Rep. Rendon’s first bill helps Michigan farmers

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City drops off her first bill to the enrolling clerk Thursday. The bill clarifies farmers’ eligibility to receive sales tax exemptions when buying grain bins and equipment. For more information on this legislation, or any state government concerns, call Rep. Rendon’s office at (517) 373-3817 or email…

Rep. Kathy Crawford on the House passed budget

“This budget increases spending and expands the definition of at-risk students in Michigan schools. This means more students will have a better chance of success in the classroom and after they graduate from high school.”

Rep. Howell meets with Fall of Saigon veterans

Rep. Howell met with veterans of the former South Vietnamese Army in Lansing to remember and solemnize the Fall of Saigon, which took place on April 30, 1975. Many of the men who were present for the remembrance fought to defend South Vietnam. “As a Vietnam-era veteran (Korea, 1970), I was proud to stand with…

Rep Howrylak and two members of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan

Rep. Howrylak declares Black April Memorial Week in Michigan

PHOTO INFORMATION: Representative Martin Howrylak of Troy (center) was joined by Hoa Dinh (left) and An Nguyen (right) of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan on the House floor for the adoption of House Resolution 73, to declare April 24 – 30, 2017 as Black April Memorial Week in the state of Michigan. April 30…