Rep. Lucido welcomes Romeo High School students to Lansing

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido provided Romeo High School students in the Advanced Placement Government courses with an inside look at state government on Wednesday. The students, along with their teachers Kelly Phalen, Lori Farrington and Jenn Cubitt, visited Lansing for a tour of the state Capitol with Lucido, who also gave them a brief…

Glenn, Murphy meet in Lansing, discuss prevailing wage law

State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, left, met Wednesday in Lansing with Dan Murphy, president of MAG Insulation of Auburn, chairman of the board of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan. Murphy and other contractors visited the state Capitol as part of ABC-Michigan’s State Legislative Day. The organization’s highest priority is the repeal of a…

Crawford invites local pastor to deliver House invocation

Mark Kaminski, a pastor at Oakpointe Church in Novi, delivers the invocation to the state House of Representatives before today’s legislative session at the Michigan Capitol. Pastor Kaminski, a Novi High and MSU graduate, was the special guest of state Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, right.

House lawmakers chart course for Michigan’s future

GOP caucus announces 2015-16 policy goals House Republicans this week released their Action Plan for the 2015-16 session at Capitol news conference, detailing a series of legislative initiatives and key priorities focused on helping to improve all aspects of living in Michigan. State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, participated in the announcement and said not only…

Rep. García testifies before House Commerce Committee

Rep. Daniela García testified on Feb. 3 before the House Commerce Committee on House Bill 4119, which she authored to reform Michigan’s wage garnishment law. The legislation seeks to reduce the administrative burden on employers that are mandated to garnish employee wages as part of debt collection. García, R-Holland, was joined in testimony by local attorney…

Rep. Lucido presents tributes to Shelby Township police officers, firefighter

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido (third from left), a Republican from Shelby Township, presents State of Michigan tributes to three Shelby Township police officers and a Shelby Township firefighter for their life-saving actions during the Crystal Lake Apartments fire on Jan. 6, 2015. Receiving tributes were, left to right from center: Shelby Township Fire Department…

Glenn invited to mentor youth on public service at SVSU leadership institute

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, was invited to meet Jan. 30 at Saginaw Valley State University with area youth chosen by their high school principals to participate in the Great Lakes Regional Youth Leadership Institute, an academic year-long community outreach program facilitated by SVSU’s Office of Diversity Programs. Glenn was asked to mentor students on the personal characteristics, work ethic, and…

Annual snowmobile journey highlights Michigan tourism and recreation

Lawmakers take to northern trails for two-day tour A group of legislative leaders will explore northern Michigan via snowmobiles Feb. 6-7, learning firsthand the positive economic impact created by winter tourism. The trek will be from Indian River to Cheboygan and the eastern UP, then back to Mackinaw City and Alanson. Tour host state Rep….

Afendoulis and staff participate in Go Red for Women Day

Rep. Chris Afendoulis (center) and staff members Ben Greene (right) and Trevor TenBrink (left) proudly took part in “Go Red for Women Day” today by wearing red in support of the American Heart Association and the fight against heart disease in Michigan. ###

Glenn gets to work for military families

Bipartisan package addresses education, taxes, court hearings Lansing, Mich. – State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, a member of the state House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, is off to a fast start on behalf of military families and veterans by co-sponsoring a bipartisan trio of bills that will help military personnel and veterans earn a…