Rep. Noble introduces HB 5421

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Reps. Jeff Noble, Roger Hauck and Jim Tedder enroll their tax package, House Bills 5420 – 5422, into the Michigan House of Representatives.

Rep. Tedder introduces HB 5422

State Reps. Jim Tedder, Roger Hauck and Jeff Noble visit the clerk’s office to enroll their tax package, House Bills 5420 – 5422, to the Michigan House of Representatives.

Rep. Frederick testifies on bill promoting transparency

State Rep. Ben Frederick (left) of Owosso and Josh Adams, director of Owosso Main Street DDA, testified before the House Committee on Local Government in support of his legislation, House Bill 5070. This bill provides additional transparency to taxpayers about the activities of Downtown Development Authorities and other tax increment financing entities.

Rep. Iden announces FIRST Robotics grants

State Rep. Brandt Iden today announced 2.5 million dollars in state grant awards to several local FIRST Robotics teams. “FIRST teaches students the skills necessary to prepare them to be successful in the 21st century economy,” Iden said. “I am incredibly proud to support this program that will inspire young people to be science and…

Rep. Noble kicks off annual Plymouth Ice Festival

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Noble participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the 2018 Plymouth Ice Festival on Friday. The Plymouth Ice Festival is the second largest art fair in the state and continued from Jan. 12 – Jan. 14.  

Rep. Wentworth hosts ‘Rep. for a Day’ at state Capitol

PHOTO: State Rep. Jason Wentworth of the 97th District welcomed Kaitlyn Newkirk on Wednesday to the state Capitol. Kaitlyn was honored as a ‘Rep. for a Day’. She received a Capitol tour, enrolled a resolution, visited the House floor during session, experienced the video production studio, and participated in other various activities. Newkirk is a…

Rep. LaSata hosts local coffee hours

State Rep. Kim LaSata today announced plans to meet with residents of Berrien County during her first scheduled office hours of 2018. “As the Legislature starts a new year, I want to hear from residents of Berrien County on issues they would like tackled in 2018,” LaSata said. “Hearing directly from people in the community…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during her first scheduled office hours of 2018. “Hosting office hours throughout the district will continue to be one of my top priorities in 2018, “Griffin said. “These face-to-face meetings are a great way for me to be accessible and accountable…

Rep. Hauck greets students at the Capitol

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township recently welcomed students from Mary McGuire Elementary to the state Capitol. The group came to Lansing for a tour and to learn more about the legislative process. “It was great to see the students learning about Michigan’s history and our government,” Hauck said. Mary McGuire Elementary is located…

Rep. Hauck welcomes two ‘Junior Representatives’ to state Capitol

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township welcomed fourth-grader Amilia Reed from Coleman Elementary and second-grader Theodore Crain from Vowels Elementary to the Capitol on Thursday, December 7. Amilia and Theodore were sworn in on the House floor as a ‘Junior Representatives’ by Rep. Hauck. The students earned this opportunity through their participation in a…