Rep. Webber visits elementary schools to read to students

Rep. Webber visits elementary schools to read to students

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills read to three elementary schools to celebrate March is Reading Month. Rep. Webber read “Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum” by Michigan author Lisa Wheeler at the following schools: Brewster Elementary, Delta Kelly Elementary and North Hill Elementary. #####

Allegan ESA superintendent testifies for Rep. Whiteford bill

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mary Whiteford was joined by William Brown, superintendent of the Allegan Area Educational Service Agency, in testifying before the House Education Reform Committee today. Whiteford, of Casco Township, and Brown spoke in support of legislation which will allow local school districts to find the best qualified teachers for special education programs…

Rep. Howell welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Gary Howell of North Branch, right, welcomed Greg Bullen, center, to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Mr. Bullen is the director of family ministries at Calvary Bible Church in Lapeer. They were joined at the rostrum by Speaker of the House Tom Leonard.

Rep. Howell named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by local Safari Club

State Rep. Gary Howell of Lapeer was recently honored by the regional chapter of the Safari Club International as “Legislator of the Year” at its annual banquet. “As chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, I look forward to working closely with this fine organization to preserve and enhance hunting and fishing opportunities in our…

Aircraft repair service owner joins Rep. Kahle in support of bills

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Clinton today hosted a Hudson business owner for a hearing before the House Tax Policy Committee in Lansing. Bill White, owner of Aerospace Services And Products Inc., testified in support of Kahle’s legislation designed to help Michigan aircraft repair companies compete with out-of-state businesses. The testimony on Kahle’s bills comes…

Lenawee County officials testify before Rep. Kahle, committee

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bronna Kahle, of Clinton, hosted Dr. Michael Osborne, superintendent of Hudson Area Schools; Dan Rogers, program manager of the Southern Michigan Center for Science and Industry (CSI); and CSI official/former state Rep. Nancy Jenkins during the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee today. Kahle’s guests spoke in support of legislation to…

Rep. Graves welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Joe Graves of Argentine Township, right, welcomed Pastor Rob Prince, center, to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Prince is the lead pastor at the Central Church of the Nazarene in Flint. They were joined at the rostrum by Speaker Tom Leonard.

Rep. Lucido sponsors resolution to secure Selfridge as defense industry leader

State Rep. Pete Lucido of Shelby Township delivered testimony today before the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on a resolution he introduced to encourage the U.S. Air Force to station the F-35 Lightning II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County. “Stationing the F-35 at Selfridge will guarantee that our local base…

Rep. Tedder takes Polar Plunge

Rep. Tedder takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

  State Rep. Jim Tedder of Clarkston this afternoon took part in the sixth annual Legislative Polar Plunge on the Capitol lawn to benefit Special Olympics Michigan. This was his third year participating. Special Olympics Michigan places a pool on the Capitol lawn and invites legislators to raise funds for the group and take a…