Rep. Tedder, Mayor Percival listen to governor’s State of the State

State Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston, attended the governor’s state of the state address today along with his guests, Mayor Steven Percival (left) and his wife Debbie Percival (center). ### Rep. Tedder represents part of Oakland County including part of Waterford Township, the city of Lake Angelus, the village of Clarkston city and Independence Township. His…

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser and Hal March

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale welcomed Hal March, a certified public accountant and Hillsdale resident, as his guest to tonight’s State of the State address at the Capitol. The speech was Rep. Leutheuser’s third as state representative of Hillsdale and Branch counties.

Rep. Frederick names legislative staff

State Rep. Ben Frederick, center, today announced his legislative staff (from left) constituent relations director Ciera Love, district liaison Mark Agnew, legislative director Rachel Hoekstra and staff assistant Madi Sholtz. Love, who will handle constituent work and manage Frederick’s schedule, previously served as an intern in the House. Agnew, who will help ensure a strong ongoing presence…

Midland guests join Rep. Glenn for House swearing-in ceremony

State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, Wednesday was sworn in for his second term in the Michigan House of Representatives. Joining him for the special event were Midland County Republican Chair Cathy Leikhim and 4th Congressional District Republican Chair Judy Rapanos, both of Midland. Pictured on the House floor, from left: House Speaker Tom Leonard, Leikhim,…

Rep. Howrylak renews commitment to 41st District

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, was administered the oath of office today by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the floor of the House of Representatives in Lansing. Joining Rep. Howrylak to officially start his third term representing the 41st District was legislative assistants Amanda Gill and Ray Watts.

Rep. Cox sworn in for second term

State Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, was sworn in for her second term by Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. She was joined by her family, from back left, son, Conor, daughter, Sinéad, son, Rory, husband, Mike, father, Robert Erpelding, and mother, Marguerite Erpelding. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the…

Rep. Canfield takes oath of office, kicking off second term in Lansing

State Rep. Dr. Edward Canfield today took the oath of office in the state Capitol to begin his second term representing the 84th House District. The oath was administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman. Canfield was joined (in back from left) by his son Tim, wife Cheryl, and daughters Emily, Mary…

Rep. Calley sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Julie Calley was today sworn into office on the floor of the Michigan House by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. She was joined by her husband, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, her brother, Doug Powell, and her mother, Margie Powell. Rep Calley said her legislative priorities will be employment, increasing opportunities for skilled trades training…

LaFave sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 108th House District lawmaker for the event was his girlfriend, Karly Hoenig and his cousin Gabe LaFave. This is LaFave’s first term representing the people of Delta,…