Rep. Albert welcomes special guest for State of the State address

State Rep. Thomas Albert, right, today welcomed Dr. Jack Morris, left, to the House chamber for the governor’s annual State of the State address. Albert, R-Lowell, invited Morris, a vascular surgeon at Mercy Health St. Mary’s in Grand Rapids, to serve as his guest while Gov. Rick Snyder presented his agenda for the coming year….

Rep. Lilly hosts Ottawa County United Way president for State speech

State Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Township, welcomed Patrick Moran, president at the Greater Ottawa County United Way, as his guest for the State of the State address in the state Capitol Tuesday. Rep. Lilly recently took his oath of office to represent western Ottawa County at the state House of Representatives. “I’m honored today that…

Rep. Leutheuser welcomes Hillsdale CPA as State of the State guest

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Eric Leutheuser, R-Hillsdale, welcomed Hal March, a certified public accountant and Hillsdale resident, as his guest to tonight’s State of the State address at the Capitol. The speech was Rep. Leutheuser’s third as state representative of Hillsdale and Branch counties.

Father, county commissioner joins Rep. García for Capitol speech

PHOTO INFORMATION: Ottawa County Commissioner Frank Garcia was the guest of his daughter, state Rep. Daniela R. García, R-Holland, at the State of the State speech in the Capitol on Tuesday. Before being sworn in as Commissioner in December 2016, his professional career included serving as Holland Public School Superintendent from 2004-08, principal of Holland…

Commerce Township business owner joins Rep. Kesto for State of the State speech

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, had George Earhart (left) and Jack Tatigan (right) of OT Investigations and Associates join him as guests for the State of the State address Tuesday at the state Capitol. Earhart is the chief operation manager and Tatigan is owner and president at the Commerce Township-based OT Investigations,…

Local businessman joins Graves for State of the State

State Rep. Joseph Graves, R-Argentine Township, invited local businessman Fred Hensler as his guest on the House floor during Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address, where the governor discusses priorities for the coming year. Graves is allowed to invite one guest to join him on the floor for the address.

Rep. Webber welcomes hospital official to State of the State

State Rep. Michael Webber, R-Rochester Hills, is joined on the House floor by Crittenton Hospital CEO Margaret Diamond for the State of the State address, during which Gov. Rick Snyder set forth his agenda for the coming year. Webber is allowed to invite one guest from the Greater Rochester Area to join him on the…

Marina partner joins Rep. Marino for State of the State

State Rep. Steve Marino, R-Harrison Township, is joined on the House floor by Eric Foster, partner at Belle Maer Harbor Marina on Lake St. Clair. Foster was Marino’s guest for the annual State of the State address, in which the governor sets his agenda for the coming year. Marino is allowed to invite one guest…