Rep. Frederick reads to local students

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso read to a group of students at K.C. Ling Elementary School (top) and Merrill Elementary School (bottom) on Friday, April 13. ###

Rep. LaSata and Sen. Proos welcome Blossomtime court to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Kim LaSata and State Senator John Proos welcome the Blossomtime Queen’s court to the state Capitol.  The annual Blossomtime Festival Grand Floral Parade is Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. The parade begins in St. Joseph on Main St. and continues through the city, across the Bicentennial Bridge, and into Benton…

Rep. Chatfield welcomes Cheboygan Area students to the Capitol

State Rep. Lee Chatfield of Levering today welcomed three students from Cheboygan Area High School’s automotive technology program to the state Capitol. Garrett Brown, Austin Landon and Kegan Comps traveled to Lansing to showcase new equipment and technology. They were joined by teacher James Lafrinere (at right).

Rep. Frederick honors Holocaust survivors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso joined Holocaust survivors Simon Binke, Barbara Cohen, Anna Fein and Jack Gun in lighting the first memorial candle at the Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 11. More than forty survivors who reside in Michigan attended the ceremony. “The essential truths and warnings of…

Rep. Frederick welcomed local students to Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso welcomed Avianna Jackson and Dylan Dowen of Corunna High School on March 21. Avianna and Dylan were visiting the Capitol on behalf of the Shiawassee County Fair. ###

Rep. Farrington testifies on plan to protect children from child pornography

State Rep. Diana Farrington, of Utica, today testified on her plan to increase criminal penalties for possession of child pornography, calling for a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment for possession of over 100 images. The legislation, under consideration by the House Law and Justice Committee, was submitted in response to the recent Larry Nassar…

Kesto testifies on plan to help victims report crime

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Klint Kesto, chair of the House Law and Justice Commitee, today testified before the panel on his plan to prohibit anyone in a position of authority from preventing an individual from reporting a crime, including criminal sexual conduct. The legislation was submitted in response to the recent Larry Nassar scandal. #####