House approves Education Achievement Authority legislation

The Michigan House today approved Education Achievement Authority legislation, putting specific parameters and oversight on the statewide school reform district created in 2009 under Race to the Top. The legislation, sponsored by House Education Committee Chairwoman Lisa Posthumus Lyons, has seen significant amount of debate along with hours and hours of testimony in both the…

Rockford Rams water polo champs recognized by state Legislature

State Reps. Peter MacGregor and Rob VerHeulen were joined today in Lansing by the state champion Rockford Rams High School boys’ water polo team. The team compiled an impressive 50-0 record this season on the way to their ninth state title in 13 years. “These young men have accomplished a remarkable feat and should be…

Glardon at Ag Day

Rep. Ben Glardon poses for a photo during Ag Day in Lansing. Glardon is a member of the House Agriculture Committee.

Johnson's bill signed into law

Johnson’s bill signed into law

State Rep. Joel Johnson, R-Clare, was joined by Tom Pirnstill of Lake, Gladwin Police Chief Duane Bean, and Sarah Kile of the Central Michigan District Health Department along with other members of law enforcement and citizen advocates at a recent ceremonial bill signing of Public Act 383 of 2012 by Gov. Rick Snyder. “This law…