Gov. Snyder signs Ducks Unlimited plate bills

Representatives from the local Ducks Unlimited (DU) chapter were on hand March 20 to witness Gov. Rick Snyder sign a package of bills authored by Rep. Dale Zorn and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville to establish a Ducks Unlimited specialty license plate. Zorn’s House Bill 4337 creates the Ducks Unlimited Fund, which will be used…

Rep. Lauwers talks with local farmer during Ag Day at the state Capitol

State Rep. Dan Lauwers, middle, talks with Monte Bordner of the Michigan Cattlemen’s Association, at left, and Nick Marinich of Brockway during today’s annual Ag Day event at the state Capitol in Lansing.  Marinich is an organic farmer in St. Clair County.  Lauwers, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, sponsored a House resolution declaring…

Somerville promotes March is Reading Month [Photo]

State Rep. Pat Somerville, R-New Boston, promotes “March is Reading Month” at Gudith Elementary School in Woodhaven by reading to students. Somerville has been traveling across the area promoting reading and speaking with students. For more information on “March is Reading Month,” you may contact Somerville’s office toll-free at (866) 725-2929 or via e-mail at…

Rep. Zorn joins Michigan Advisory Commission on Human Trafficking

State Rep. Dale Zorn is working in conjunction with Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to combat human trafficking in the state of Michigan. Zorn and several other state lawmakers will serve on the Michigan Advisory Commission on Human Trafficking to develop a comprehensive set of laws and policies that will help combat the growing crime…

Rep. Jenkins working to end human trafficking

State Rep. Nancy Jenkins is working with the state Attorney General Bill Schuette to combat human trafficking in Michigan. Jenkins and several other state lawmakers will serve on the Michigan Advisory Commission on Human Trafficking to develop a comprehensive set of laws and policies that will help combat the growing crime threat. Law enforcement officials…

Rep. Heise helps announce formation of Michigan Advisory Commission on Human Trafficking

Commission will tackle crimes through comprehensive effort between legislators, law enforcement, and advocates  State Rep. Kurt Heise, along with state Attorney General Bill Schuette and several other state lawmakers, announced the formation of the Michigan Advisory Commission on Human Trafficking to develop a comprehensive set of laws and policies to combat this growing crime problem….