Rep. Roberts invites Henrietta Township assistant fire chief to state Capitol

PHOTO CUTLINE: State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Eaton Township, hosts Henrietta Township Assistant Fire Chief Phil Poxson at the state Capitol for a ceremony honoring local heroes. First responders from across the state were welcomed by legislators to attend a ceremony to remember victims and honor heroes who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks…

Rep. Glenn attends Beaver Township fire safety exercise

The Beaver Township Fire Department received a special training exercise on Sept. 2 for propane fuel emergency responses and state Rep. Gary Glenn dropped in to watch and talk to the local firefighters. “Meeting with local organizations, government boards and residents to discuss state issues and policies are an important part of the state representative…

Rep. Vaupel pleased with Thai Summit expansion

State Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville, participated in a groundbreaking tree ceremony at Thai Summit Corp. earlier this week. The multi-national engineering company announced at the ceremony that it will expand its 976,000-square-foot Howell facility by an additional 54,000 square feet. The expansion will bring with it some 50 job openings for die finishers, machine maintenance…

Rep. Vaupel visits with local residents

State Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville, is joined by Livingston County residents at Uptown Coffee in Howell to discuss current issues. Pictured from left to right: Harold Melton, Rep. Vaupel, Cindy Denby, and Gerry Jenkins.

Rep. McCready tours Lake Superior State University

As part of his work as the Chairman of the Higher Education Sub-Committee within the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. McCready has been touring state universities across Michigan to learn more about the exceptional institutions and the important function they serve to the state. This week, McCready toured Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie. Here he is pictured with…

Rep. Vaupel hosts tour of Livingston County for fellow legislators

Last week, state Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville, hosted a tour of Livingston County for the members of the Michigan House Talent and Place Caucus. Rep. Vaupel led the group of 28, made up of Michigan legislators and representatives of state-wide organizations, through a bus tour of the county. Stops included the Howell Chamber of Commerce,…

Lawmakers visit local business park

  PHOTO CUTLINE: Michigan lawmakers met with community and business leaders from the west side of the state this week at the Midlink Business Park. Pictured from left to right: state Rep. Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton; Midlink Vice President of Property Management Rob Britigan; Comstock Township Treasurer Bret Padgett; state Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo; state Rep….

Governor signs Lauwers’ bill to extend MAEAP program

State Rep. Dan Lauwers of Brockway Township with Governor Rick Snyder, today signed  a measure broadening the funding underpinning Michigan’s marquee environmental protection program. The legislation provides for expanding the funding base for the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) by taxing all fertilizers and extending the sunset of those fees to 2021.