Rep. Howell meets with Harmony Hall group at the Capitol

Photo Information: Rep. Howell, of North Branch, welcomed staff and friends of the Harmony Hall rehabilitation program for lunch on the Capitol lawn on Wednesday. “This wonderful group of people brought a big smile to my face. I am honored to have such a special community mental health facility in my district,” Howell said. “I…

Starkweather Academy with Rep. Noble

Rep. Noble visits Starkweather Academy at Fiegel

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth (center) met with Plymouth-Canton Schools Superintendent Monica Merritt (left) and Starkweather Principal Kevin Lane to tour their facilities and learn more about their programs. Starkweather is an alternative high school that has been successful because of their ability to allow students to tailor their educational goals to…

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. #####

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…