Rep. Whiteford welcomes local students to House floor

State Rep. Mary Whiteford recently welcomed students from Plainwell High School to the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives.  The students were in Lansing attending the Michigan Association of School Boards Conference.  Rep. Whiteford discussed school safety, Title IX, and Gov. Snyder’s Marshall Plan for Talent with the students. “I was impressed with the…

Rep. Whiteford announces June office hours

State Rep. Mary Whiteford of Casco Township will host local office hours on Monday, June 18. “Receiving feedback from my constituents is a crucial part of my commitment to Allegan County residents,” Whiteford said. “I look forward to hearing what is important to people back home and making sure that follows me to Lansing.” Rep….

Rep. Tedder welcomes Clarkston students to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Tedder welcomed students from Pine Knob Elementary School to Lansing on Wednesday. “As a former teacher, it was great to meet and speak with so many talented young students,” Rep. Tedder said. The third-grade students toured the Capitol and had the opportunity to visit the representative during their class field…

Rep. Maturen welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

                        PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Dave Maturen welcomed Pastor James Sunnock to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives.  Sunnock is the lead pastor of Victory Life Church in Battle Creek.  Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker…

Local marina owner joins Rep. Marino during House committee

State Rep. Steve Marino, right, today welcomed Eric Foster, owner of Belle Mar Harbor in Harrison Township, to the Capitol. The pair testified before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of Marino’s legislation allowing boaters and personal watercraft users to present electronic proof of their boater safety certificates.

Reps. Noble and Runestad testify in House Transportation Committee

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Reps. Jeff Noble and Jim Runestad testify in the House Transportation Committee on House Bills 5542 and 6011. HB 5542 (Runestad) proposed to eliminate the unnecessary requirement for law enforcement officers to take onsite ticket payments from out-of-state motorists. HB 6011 (Noble) would enter Michigan into the Driver License Interstate Compact, an…

Representative García invites local residents to June office hours

State Representative Daniela R. García invites residents of Ottawa County to her office hours on Monday, June 4. “I look forward to talking with residents of Ottawa County about their state government,” García said.  “Hosting office hours throughout the community helps me better represent my neighbors and inform them about what is happening in Lansing.”…