Summit attendees join to end campus assault

State Rep. Laura Cox was joined by fellow lawmaker state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, daughter Sinèad Cox and other Michigan university students at the ‘Let’s End Campus Assault’ summit today to promote awareness of sexual assault on Michigan’s college campuses. “Just as their sign states, these students want to make a difference at their universities,” said…

Northern Michigan’s ‘Mighty Mac’ scaled by Rep. Maturen

Legislators from around the state and across the aisle set politics aside to climb atop the Mackinac Bridge this past weekend. State Rep. Dave Maturen, R-Vicksburg, accompanied the bipartisan troupe on its expedition. “It’s fascinating to see so much of Michigan’s two peninsulas, Great Lakes and Mackinac Island from so high above the horizon,” Rep….

Rep. Crawford’s resolution names June 2 as Older Michiganian’s Day

Legislator one of the key note speakers at Older Americans Capitol event State Rep. Kathy Crawford introduced a resolution that named June 2 as Older Michiganian’s Day in conjunction with Older Americans Day across the country. “As a life-long advocate for older Americans, I am thrilled to be able to recognize Michigan’s older adults immense…

Rep. Chatfield climbs the ‘Mighty Mac’

Levering lawmaker hosts state legislators on bridge tour This week, state Rep. Lee Chatfield traded his usual view of the state Capitol for another extraordinary Michigan view from atop the Mackinac Bridge, located within the 107th district that he represents. In a rare opportunity, Rep. Chatfield co-hosted a bridge tour along with the Mackinac Bridge…

Rep. Sheppard pays tribute to Head Start on 50th anniversary

Lawmaker recognizes most successful, long-term federal program in history LANSING, Mich. — State Rep. Jason Sheppard today gave tribute to the Michigan Head Start Association (MHSA) in honor of the overwhelmingly successful federal program’s 50th anniversary. “Not only does Head Start provide academic help, but it also provides living-wage jobs in our most needy communities,”…

Rep. Lana Theis leads House in honoring a local hero

Special tribute awarded to Corporal Danny Sullivan State Rep. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, honored a local hero today by formally recognizing him on the House floor. Purple Heart veteran, Cpl. Danny Sullivan, was formally presented with a special award highlighting his dedicated military service to our state and country. Cpl. Sullivan received an official State of…