Rep. Brann meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

Rep. Huizenga meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

Rep. Wakeman meets with local students

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Rodney Wakeman of Saginaw Township met with a group of students from Saginaw High School and Arthur Hill High School in his Lansing office on Wednesday. The meeting was part of School-Community Health Alliance of Michigan’s Youth Advocacy Day to discuss access to health care and its impact on student learning.

Local representatives celebrate Older Michiganians Day

State Reps. Pauline Wendzel and Beth Griffin meet with members of the Region IV Area Agency on Aging group at the State Capitol.  Older Michiganians Day is an annual rally that takes place every spring on the lawn of the Capitol.  The event brings together hundreds of seniors, aging service providers, and senior advocates to…

Rep. Hoitenga welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Michele Hoitenga of Manton welcomed Pastor Jayson Godsey to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Godsey is a pastor at the Faith Baptist Church in Cadillac. They were joined by Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth.

Rep. Lightner recognized as Agricultural Education Supporter

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Sarah Lightner was recognized as an Agricultural Education Supporter by the Springport FFA at an awards ceremony last week. The representative was presented the award by her FFA Alumni group for her longstanding support of agriculture and quality education. Rep. Lightner also presented a state tribute during the event to longtime…

Rep. Berman town hall draws over 40 residents

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township hosted over 40 community members for a town hall meeting on Thursday to discuss road funding in Michigan. Joining him were special guests Rep. Jack O’Malley, chair of the House Transportation Committee, and Dennis Kolar, Managing Director of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC). “It was encouraging…

Rep. Wakeman presents tribute to Frankenmuth Beautification Committee

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Rodney Wakeman of Saginaw Township presented a state tribute to the Frankenmuth Beautification Committee during a ceremony held at the Gunzenhausen Fountain on Friday. The committee was recognized with the 2018 Community Landscape Beautification Award by the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association as part of its Plant Michigan Green initiative. FROM…

Rep. Markkanen welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Greg Markkanen of Hancock welcomed Pastor Peter Vorhes to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Vorhes is a pastor at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and is also the chaplain for the Michigan State Police.

Rep. Kahle unveils district photo contest winners in Lansing

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian this week hosted the winners of her “Living in Lenawee” photo contest at her Lansing office. “I always enjoy having visitors from Lenawee County join me at our state Capitol,” Kahle said. “This was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the beautiful region we all call home and recognize the…