Rep. Berman welcomes guest for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township speaks with his guest Wolverine Lake Police Chief John Ellsworth in the Capitol rotunda prior to the House of Representatives 9/11 ceremony on Wednesday.

Rep. Kahle welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian welcomed Rev. Dave McCarty to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. McCarty serves as pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Britton. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Kahle town hall draws over 30 residents

On Tuesday evening, State Rep. Bronna Kahle hosted over 30 community members for an educational panel discussion on vaping and our youth. Joining her were special guests Sydney Papenhagen, Miss River Raisin Festival 2019; Superintendent Mark Haag, Lenawee ISD; Sherriff Troy Bevier, Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office; Martha Hall, Lenawee County Health Department; and Jackie Bradley,…

Rep. Schroeder welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township welcomed Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Mannschreck serves as Lead Pastor of Waterford Central United Methodist Church in Waterford. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Sheppard continues to fight opioid epidemic with new law

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance holds an enrolled copy of House Bill 4367 with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday. HB 4367, which became Public Act 39 of 2019 in June, would allow certain government agencies and organizations, including public libraries and their employees to keep and administer life-saving opioid antagonists in good faith without…

Rep. Filler joins governor for ceremonial signing of e-filing bill

State Rep. Graham Filler today participated in a ceremonial signing of the law he sponsored to preserve Michigan’s electronic court document filing system. The MiFile system allows documents to be filed electronically with courts across the state through one central portal. Since its implementation in 2016, the system has improved service to the public, increased…

Speaker Chatfield welcomes Boy Scout Troop 122 of Rudyard to Capitol

Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, of Levering, recently welcomed Boy Scout Troop 122 of Rudyard to Lansing. From left to right: Damon Lieurance, Brody Hunt, Wyatt Hunt, Caleb Lieurance, Kendrick Brace, and Ben Hunt. Troop 122 of Rudyard was recognized in both the House and Senate Chambers.

Rep. Reilly welcomes Lake Orion students to testify at Capitol

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township today welcomed middle school students from Lake Orion Community Schools to the state Capitol to testify in the House Natural Resources & Outdoor Recreation Committee. The group from Waldon Middle School were in Lansing to urge legislators to adopt the eastern wild turkey as the official game bird…

Rep. Hornberger welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger of Chesterfield Township welcomed Pastor Josh Hossler (center) to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Hossler serves as the lead pastor at Evident Church in Chesterfield Township. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth.

Rep. Alexander welcomes student legislator to Lansing

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover welcomed A.J. Fielder (center), a fifth grade student at Hanover-Horton Elementary School, to the Capitol on Tuesday as her most recent Student Legislator of the Month. Rep. Alexander, a former educator, regularly provides a lesson on government to local students. This month, A.J. Fielder was selected as…