Rep. Lucido reminds residents to attend his November town hall meetings

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido will host a series of town hall meetings on identity theft and Internet safety this November in which he will host special guests.Rep. Lucido wants to stress this important issue as we approach the holiday season when our personal information is most susceptible to being compromised. The town halls will…

Summer Reading Contest winner invited to State Capitol

Rep. Hank Vaupel welcomed Kameron Thomas to the State Capitol where he was recognized as “Rep. for a Day.” Kameron read over 60 books over the summer, making him the top reader of all of the contest applicants. During his visit he toured the Capitol as well as being recognized on the House Floor during…

Rep. McCready welcomes Michigan Teacher of the Year

State Rep. Mike McCready welcomed teacher Rick Joseph, from Birmingham Covington School, to his Lansing office. Mr. Joseph was awarded the Michigan Teacher of the Year for 2015-16. Together they discussed important issues dealing with k-12 education.

Rep. Cole approves real solution to Michigan road-funding crisis

Lawmaker votes to expand tax credits, increases tax relief for middle class families, seniors and young adults State Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona, voted to approve the House Republican road funding package today, including an amendment he offered that ensures every dollar in the $600 million reserve fund be directly contributed to fixing Michigan’s roads and…

Rep. Cole’s bill to reform civil asset forfeiture signed into law by Gov.

LANSING, MI — Gov. Snyder signed five bills into law on Tuesday as he approved a bipartisan bill package to reform civil asset forfeiture laws. State Rep. Triston Cole of Mancelona, left, authored House Bill 4503 now Public Act No. 150 of 2015, which will safeguard oversight of civil forfeiture by ensuring that forfeiture funds…

Snyder signs landmark property rights package into law

Lucido: Measures close loopholes to protect Michigan citizens Gov. Snyder today signed into law a bipartisan bill package reforming Michigan’s civil asset forfeiture laws to create clear, reasonable standards for the sanctity of individual rights and the lawful seizure of property by authorities. House Judiciary Vice Chair Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, sponsored one of…

Veteran service animal bill signed into law

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed into law House Bill 4521, a bill introduced by state Rep. Tom Barrett to provide tags and vest patches for service animals that accompany veterans into public. This bill was part of a bi-partisan package aimed at increasing access for veterans with service dogs.

Speaker Cotter presents Rep. Iden with gift basket after WMU beats CMU

PHOTO: Speaker Kevin Cotter (right), R-Mt. Pleasant, presents Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo, with a gift basket following Western Michigan University’s win over Central Michigan University in the schools’ annual football faceoff. Speaker Cotter and Rep. Iden wagered gift baskets full of local products from their respective communities on the game. Speaker Cotter’s wager included beer…