Rep. Whiteford presents tribute to retiring circuit court judge

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mary Whiteford (right) presents a tribute to retiring Circuit Court Judge Kevin Cronin.  Judge Cronin served as the Allegan County 48th circuit judge since 2008.  Judge Cronin was joined by his wife Eileen at the tribute presentation. ###

Rep. Whiteford welcomes guests to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mary Whiteford (center) welcomed Tom and Michelle Krcatovich to the state Capitol.  Rep. Whiteford gave Tom and Michelle a tour of the Capitol building before the House session. ###

Rep. Frederick welcomes local students to Capitol

State Rep. Ben Frederick speaks to Ms. Jessica Anderson’s third grade class from Emerson Elementary School in Owosso. The students have been learning about how government works and were escorted by Rep. Frederick onto the House floor during their tour of the Capitol.

Rep. Canfield welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. (right) recently welcomed Pastor Karen Wolfe with Colling Church of the Nazarene in Unionville to deliver the invocation before the Michigan House of Representatives. Rep. Canfield and Pastor Wolfe were joined at the rostrum by Speaker Pro Tempore Lee Chatfield. House tradition calls for a representative or clergy member…

Rep. Chatfield presents tribute to Stafford’s Hospitality in Petoskey

State Rep. Lee Chatfield recently presented members of Stafford’s Hospitality with a tribute from the state recognizing their “Thriving Petoskey Award” from the Petoskey Area Chamber of Commerce. Stafford’s Hospitality was honored at the annual Breakfast for Champions event in December.

Rep. Barrett welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tom Barrett of Charlotte (right) welcomed Pastor Dwight Ezop to the state Capitol to give Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Ezop is the current pastor at St. Mary Parish in Charlotte, where Barrett attends with his family. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to…