Rep. Iden welcomes Olympian to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Brandt Iden welcomed U.S Olympic Soccer star Lindsay Tarpley to the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives.  Tarpley is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning gold at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.  Tarpley attended Portage Central High School, where she led her team to an undefeated season…

Hornberger testifies on plan to hold elected boards accountable

Senate committee considers legislation in response to Larry Nassar scandal PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, today testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on her plan to improve an outdated law governing the removal of elected state and university board officials for gross negligence, corrupt conduct and other illegal behavior. #####

Rep. Lilly honors public servant with memorial tribute

                                        PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Lilly presented a memorial tribute to the family of the late Jim Hall from the Office of the Inspector General. Jim was a dedicated public servant in state government since…

Rep. Whiteford welcomes local students to House floor

State Rep. Mary Whiteford recently welcomed students from Plainwell High School to the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives. The students were in Lansing attending the Michigan Association of School Boards Conference.  Rep. Whiteford discussed school safety, Title IX, and Gov. Snyder’s Marshall Plan for Talent with the students. “I was impressed with the…

Rep. Tedder welcomes Clarkston students to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Tedder welcomed students from Pine Knob Elementary School to Lansing on Wednesday. “As a former teacher, it was great to meet and speak with so many talented young students,” Rep. Tedder said. The third-grade students toured the Capitol and had the opportunity to visit the representative during their class field…