Reps. Hauck and Wentworth appear on local radio program

State Reps. Roger Hauck (Union Township) and Jason Wentworth (Clare) appeared on 103 Country to discuss important issues including reforming Michigan’s auto insurance, repealing driver responsibility fees and the opioid epidemic. “I want to thank everyone for tuning in,” Hauck said. “I enjoyed discussing a wide array of topics with Rep. Wentworth, tackling our state’s…

Rep. Griffin to host jobs roundtable

State Rep. Beth Griffin will host a jobs roundtable on Monday, Oct. 23 at the Carnegie Center, 129 S. Kalamazoo St. in Paw Paw. Rep. Griffin will be joined by Tamara Davis from Western Michigan University.  Davis is the regional director of the Western Michigan University Small Business Development Center. “I look forward to speaking…

Rep. Frederick attends Shiawassee 4-H event

State Rep. Ben Frederick, right, of Owosso recently celebrated with leaders of the Shiawassee County 4-H Youth Development program. Pictured is 4-H Council President Rhonda Stickel and Leonard Mitchell. Leonard, of Perry, has served for over 50 years in the program. The Shiawassee County 4-H Youth Development program supports more than 1,700 youth and 170…

Rep. Bellino testifies on bill package to end driver responsibility fees

Legislator says fees do nothing to improve driving skills   State Rep. Joe Bellino today testified before the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee on his bill, part of a sweeping bipartisan legislative package, to end driver responsibility fees by October 2018. Bellino, of Monroe, told the committee the threat of having to pay driver responsibility fees…

Governor Snyder signs Rep. Victory’s drain bill

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Roger Victory (left) and Ottawa County Water Resources Commissioner Joe Bush (right) with Gov. Rick Snyder at the signing of House Bill 4286, which provides more flexibility in updating drainage district boundaries.

Rep. LaSata celebrates first bill signing

Photo Information: State Rep. Kim LaSata with Governor Rick Snyder after the signing of her first bill, House Bill 4336, which deals with closing a property tax loophole for out of state homeowners. ###  

Rep. Tedder invites local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Jim Tedder of Clarkston, right, welcomed Father Michael Manos, center, to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Manos is associate priest of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Troy. They were joined at the rostrum by Speaker Tom Leonard.

Rep. LaSata hosts local office hours

State Rep. Kim LaSata is inviting residents of Berrien County to talk with her about issues facing Michigan during her October office hours. “Listening to the concerns of members of the community is a very important aspect of my job,” LaSata said. “Local office hours are a great way for me to speak with my…

Rep. Lucido welcomes Rep. for a Day contest winners to the Capitol

State Rep. Pete Lucido, of Shelby Township, today hosted two special guests chosen to join the lawmaker as Reps. for a day. Taylor and Sydney Wheeler, both students at Monfort Elementary School in Shelby Township, were selected as the winners of Rep. Lucido’s summer reading contest. The contest, which took place between May and August,…