Rep. Cox joins Gov. Snyder and House colleagues for budget signing

PHOTO CUTLINE: State Rep. Laura Cox (fifth from left), R-Livonia, joins fellow House Appropriations Committee members, other House colleagues, and Gov. Rick Snyder in a ceremony to commemorate the signing of the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 state budget. This marks the fifth consecutive year that a balanced budget has been delivered months before the deadline. ###

Rep. Maturen joins lawmakers at Oswalt family beef and lamb farm

PHOTO: State Rep. Dave Maturen, R-Vicksburg, joins House Agriculture Committee chair state Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, at the Oswalt family beef and lamb farm in Vicksburg. Pictured from left to right: Steve Oswalt, Rep. Lauwers, Sheryl Oswalt, Scott Oswalt, Rep. Maturen and Taylor Oswalt.

Summit attendees join to end campus assault

State Rep. Laura Cox was joined by fellow lawmaker state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, daughter Sinèad Cox and other Michigan university students at the ‘Let’s End Campus Assault’ summit today to promote awareness of sexual assault on Michigan’s college campuses. “Just as their sign states, these students want to make a difference at their universities,” said…

Northern Michigan’s ‘Mighty Mac’ scaled by Rep. Maturen

Legislators from around the state and across the aisle set politics aside to climb atop the Mackinac Bridge this past weekend. State Rep. Dave Maturen, R-Vicksburg, accompanied the bipartisan troupe on its expedition. “It’s fascinating to see so much of Michigan’s two peninsulas, Great Lakes and Mackinac Island from so high above the horizon,” Rep….

Rep. Crawford’s resolution names June 2 as Older Michiganian’s Day

Legislator one of the key note speakers at Older Americans Capitol event State Rep. Kathy Crawford introduced a resolution that named June 2 as Older Michiganian’s Day in conjunction with Older Americans Day across the country. “As a life-long advocate for older Americans, I am thrilled to be able to recognize Michigan’s older adults immense…

Rep. Chatfield climbs the ‘Mighty Mac’

Levering lawmaker hosts state legislators on bridge tour This week, state Rep. Lee Chatfield traded his usual view of the state Capitol for another extraordinary Michigan view from atop the Mackinac Bridge, located within the 107th district that he represents. In a rare opportunity, Rep. Chatfield co-hosted a bridge tour along with the Mackinac Bridge…