Rep. Cox sworn in for second term

State Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, was sworn in for her second term by Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. She was joined by her family, from back left, son, Conor, daughter, Sinéad, son, Rory, husband, Mike, father, Robert Erpelding, and mother, Marguerite Erpelding. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the…

Rep. Canfield takes oath of office, kicking off second term in Lansing

State Rep. Dr. Edward Canfield today took the oath of office in the state Capitol to begin his second term representing the 84th House District. The oath was administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman. Canfield was joined (in back from left) by his son Tim, wife Cheryl, and daughters Emily, Mary…

Rep. Calley sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Julie Calley was today sworn into office on the floor of the Michigan House by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. She was joined by her husband, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, her brother, Doug Powell, and her mother, Margie Powell. Rep Calley said her legislative priorities will be employment, increasing opportunities for skilled trades training…

LaFave sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 108th House District lawmaker for the event was his girlfriend, Karly Hoenig and his cousin Gabe LaFave. This is LaFave’s first term representing the people of Delta,…

Rep. Maturen sworn in for second term

State Rep. David Maturen, R-Vicksburg, took the oath of office today, kicking off his second term as the 99th Legislature convened for the first time. He was joined at the ceremony by his wife Nancy and daughter Celeste. The oath was administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman.

Rep. Roberts takes oath of office, kicking off second term in Lansing

State Rep. Brett Roberts today took the oath of office in the state Capitol to begin his second term representing the 65th House District. Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (right) welcomed all legislators and guests to the Capitol for today’s inaugural ceremonies. Roberts was joined by his wife Megan, daughter Devin,…

Rep. Kahle sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Bronna Kahle, R-Clinton, was today sworn in on the House floor by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. She was joined by her husband, Pat, and daughter, Rebekah. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the ceremonial swearing in.

Pagel sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Dave Pagel, R-Berrien Springs, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 78th House District lawmaker for the event was his wife, Sue. This is Pagel’s third term representing portions of Berrien and Cass Counties including the cities of…

Rep. Albert takes oath of office

Rep. Thomas Albert was sworn in today by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman as the 99th Legislature met for the first time at the Michigan State Capitol. Albert, R-Lowell, was joined by his wife Erica, their children, and his parents Jim and Edna Albert.

Rep. Bellino ceremoniously sworn into office

State Rep. Joe Bellino, R-Monroe, was ceremoniously sworn into office today at the state Capitol by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman. He was joined by friends (from left) Jeff Kaiser, Tommy O’Leary and Randy Wylie.