Rep. Howell meets with Harmony Hall group at the Capitol

Photo Information: Rep. Howell, of North Branch, welcomed staff and friends of the Harmony Hall rehabilitation program for lunch on the Capitol lawn on Wednesday. “This wonderful group of people brought a big smile to my face. I am honored to have such a special community mental health facility in my district,” Howell said. “I…

Starkweather Academy with Rep. Noble

Rep. Noble visits Starkweather Academy at Fiegel

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth (center) met with Plymouth-Canton Schools Superintendent Monica Merritt (left) and Starkweather Principal Kevin Lane to tour their facilities and learn more about their programs. Starkweather is an alternative high school that has been successful because of their ability to allow students to tailor their educational goals to…

Noble and Geake on the House floor

Rep. Noble welcomes former Rep. Robert Geake to House floor

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth (right) introduced former state Representative and state Senator Robert Geake to the Michigan House of Representatives this week. Geake served Northville in the Michigan legislature from 1973 to 1998. After leaving the Legislature, Geake served as the state children’s ombudsman and the state racing commissioner. #####

Bellino: Southeast Michigan priorities reflected in House budget

On Tuesday, state Rep. Joe Bellino of Monroe supported the House budget legislation that includes record funding for K-12 education and reduces the size of the general state budget by 2.2 percent. “Just like families across Michigan, we are tightening our belt by cutting inefficient programs and eliminating waste in state government,” Rep. Bellino said….

Rep Howrylak and Pastor Bouchard offer the invocation

Rep. Howrylak invites local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy (right) on Thursday welcomed Pastor Michael Bouchard (center) to the Michigan Capitol to give the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Bouchard is a pastor at Kensington Church in Troy. #####