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Rep. Whiteford elected to 2017-18 House leadership position

Allegan County lawmaker will serve as majority caucus vice chair  State Rep. Mary Whiteford has been elected by her peers to serve as majority caucus vice chair for the 2017-2018 legislative session of the Michigan House of Representatives. “I am humbled and honored to be selected by my colleagues to help lead the House next…

Rep. Whiteford welcomes reading contest winners to Capitol

Otsego and Martin students recognized for achievement Kaitlyn Smith, a third-grader from Dix Street Elementary, and Abe Dykstra, a fifth-grader from Brandon Elementary School, were recognized at the state Capitol Thursday as the winners of state Rep. Mary Whiteford’s summer reading contest. The contest required participants to read 10 books over the summer break and…

Rep. Theis welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winner to the Capitol

State Rep. Lana Theis today hosted a very special guest in Lansing when Chase Fajack of Brighton joined the lawmaker as “Representative for a Day.” Chase, who attends Spencer Elementary, was selected as a winner of Rep. Theis’ summer reading contest. The reading contest—which took place between June and September—invited elementary school students to fill…

Rep. Crawford welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winner to the Capitol

Novi Meadows student takes oath as ‘Junior Representative’ State Rep. Kathy Crawford today hosted a very special guest in Lansing when Lexi Maxton joined the lawmaker as “Representative for a Day.” Lexi was selected as the winner of Rep. Crawford’s summer reading contest. The reading contest—which took place between June and September—invited elementary school students…

Rep. Canfield welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winner to Capitol

State Rep. Edward ‘Ned’ Canfield today hosted a very special guest when Parker Ritchey of Unionville joined the lawmaker as “Representative for a Day.” Parker, a fourth-grader at Christ the King Lutheran, was selected as the winner of Rep. Canfield’s summer reading contest. The reading contest—which took place between May and August—invited elementary school students…

Rep. Lucido welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winner to the Capitol

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido today hosted a very special guest when Amber Watta of Shelby Township joined the lawmaker as “Representative for a Day.” Amber was selected as the winner of Rep. Lucido’s summer reading contest. The reading contest—which took place between May and August—invited elementary school students to fill out an entry bookmark…

Rep. Bizon honors military officials from Battle Creek at Capitol ceremony

Rep. Dr. John Bizon met with Master Sgt. Sherilyn Swisher of Battle Creek and Master Sgt. Devon Lavengood of Battle Creek during a ceremony at the state Capitol today. Rep. Bizon, a U.S. Air Force veteran, met with the two District 62 residents before the House approved House Resolution 227. The resolution recognizes the achievements…

Rep. Cox honors fallen hero

Rep. Cox reads aloud the name of firefighter Walter Szelag who lost his life in the line of duty earlier this year.