Rep. Schroeder resolution focuses on Sunshine Week in March

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township today introduced a resolution declaring the week of March 10 as Sunshine Week in the state of Michigan. “This resolution complements the Legislative Open Records Act bill package to establish transparency within the government,” Rep. Schroeder said. “A free and open press is a primary liberty enshrined in…

Rep. Albert, House panel meet in Jackson, tour correctional facility

State Rep. Thomas Albert, chair of the House Corrections Appropriation Subcommittee, asks a question during Monday’s committee meeting at the Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson. The committee heard a presentation from the Michigan Department of Corrections detailing the governor’s budget recommendations for the department. Following the meeting, committee members toured the Charles Egeler Reception and…

Rep. Filler kicks off March is Reading Month

Rep. Graham Filler read to students at Gateway North Elementary in St. Johns on Monday, March 11 as part of his March is Reading Month tour. Filler will be reading to students in the community with the goal of promoting literacy and a love of reading.

Rep. Glenn kicks off March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. Annette Glenn read to students at Linwood Elementary and St. Michael School on Friday, March 8 as part of her March is Reading Month tour. Glenn is visiting schools in Midland and Bay counties throughout March with the goal of fostering an early love of reading and learning.

Rep. Kahle announces winners of “Living in Lenawee” photo contest

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced the winners of her “Living in Lenawee” photo contest. More than fifty photos were submitted for consideration. The winning photos were submitted by Tiffanie Terry of Blissfield, Rae Leggett of Tipton and Rachel Stiverson of Hudson. The three winning photos will hang in Rep. Kahle’s state office. An official…

Rep. Kahle welcomes St. Stephen students to Capitol

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian was joined by students from St. Stephen Lutheran School in Adrian at the state Capitol today. “Everyone was engaged and interested in learning more about their state government,” Rep. Kahle said. “It was a pleasure to meet with them and I’m excited to see the great things they will…

Rep. Mueller participates in Legislative Polar Plunge

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden led efforts in raising $25,000 for children and adults with mental health challenges at the Capitol on Thursday, participating in the eighth annual Legislative Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan with his legislative director Scott Kempa. In tradition of the event, participants are encouraged to be creative…

Rep. Brann participates in Legislative Polar Plunge

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming led efforts in raising $25,000 for children and adults with mental health challenges at the Capitol on Thursday, participating in the eighth annual Legislative Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan.

Rep. Cole welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

Majority Floor Leader Triston Cole of Mancelona welcomed Pastor Bruce Banwell to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Banwell is a pastor at the New Hope Community Church in Williamsburg. They were joined by Speaker Chatfield of Levering.