Rep. Runestad welcomes White Lake students to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Runestad today welcomed students from St. Patrick Catholic School to Lansing. Thirty-four students toured the Capitol and had the opportunity to visit the representative during their class field trip.

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hour

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of southwest Michigan during a special evening office hour session. “I want to have the opportunity to meet with as many members of the community as possible,” Griffin said.  “This evening office hour will give people extra time to speak with me about state…

Rep. Lilly to co-chair bipartisan MI Future Caucus

LANSING – State Rep. Jim Lilly today launched the bipartisan MI Future Caucus, a caucus made up of 50 legislators under 40 years old.  The goal of the MI Future Caucus is to engage with young people by breaking through the partisan divide and to focus on generational issues to unite legislators. “I’ve heard a…

Rep. Runestad welcomes Milford students to state Capitol

State Rep. Jim Runestad today welcomed students from Kurtz Elementary School to Lansing. Twenty-six students toured the Capitol and had the opportunity to visit the representative during their class field trip. Rep. Runestad will be visiting Kurtz Elementary in Milford on Friday, March 16 to read to students and celebrate March is Reading Month.

Griffin joins House in approving county veteran services grants

State Rep. Beth Griffin of Mattawan today joined her colleagues in the House in passing legislation providing Michigan counties grants to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Under the legislation Griffin is co-sponsoring, each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements will receive $25,000, plus an additional amount based on the number…

Rep. Cox invites local priest to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Laura Cox of Livonia welcomed Father William Tindall to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Tindall is currently serving as priest of St. Michael’s Church in Livonia. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a…