Rep. Frederick welcomes Perry mayor to Capitol for State of the State

State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso, left, today welcomed Perry Mayor James Huguelet to the state Capitol for the governor’s annual State of the State address. Frederick invited Huguelet to sit alongside him in the House chamber while Gov. Rick Snyder presented his agenda for the year. Frederick, who chairs the House Workforce and Talent…

Rep. Johnson joined by Allegan County commissioner for State of the State

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Steve Johnson (right) of Wayland was joined today by his guest, Allegan County Commissioner Don Black, for Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. Johnson said Black, who is retiring at the end of this year, is a “highly respected and appreciated leader who for decades has made a positive…

Local bank president joins Rep. VanderWall for State of the State

Photo Information: State Rep. Curt VanderWall (right), of Ludington, hosted Ray Biggs (left), president of West Shore Bank in Ludington and immediate past chairperson of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, as his guest on the House floor during Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. The governor discussed priorities for the coming year during…

Macomb County Chief Judge joins Rep. Lucido for State of the State

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, invited Macomb County Circuit Court Chief Judge James Biernat Jr. (left) as his guest during the 2018 State of the State today in the state Capitol. Judge Biernat, who is serving his second two-year term as chief judge in Macomb County, was appointed to the bench…

Rep. LaFave, U.P. Propane owner take in State of the State speech

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, was joined by Daniel Harrington, (right) owner of Iron Mountain–based U.P. Propane, as a guest during the 2018 State of the State speech today in the state Capitol. “Job creation is crucial to Michigan, and especially in the Upper Peninsula. That is why I have worked…

Monroe Chamber chairman joins Rep. Bellino for State of the State speech

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Joe Bellino, of Monroe, was joined by Matthew Budds (left), chairman of the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, as a guest during the 2018 State of the State speech today in the state Capitol. “As someone who knows the pulse of Monroe County business, I’m pleased Matthew was able to join…