Rep. Alexander: People deserve transparency in government

State Rep. Julie Alexander voted today in support of bipartisan legislation to make the Legislature and governor’s office more transparent to the people of Michigan. Alexander, of Hanover, said the legislative package makes the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act and creates a similar disclosure requirement for state representatives and…

Rep. Alexander supports bills that give students better choice

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover supports curriculum-based legislation that will give students more flexibility in their high school education choices to meet graduation requirements and prepare for a career. “Preparing students for life is a key mission of a high school education and these bills will help do that,” Alexander said. “If they have…

Rep. Julie Alexander schedules March district hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander today announced her monthly district meetings for local residents. Constituents can meet one-on-one with Rep. Alexander to discuss their concerns. Upon announcing her March district hours, Rep. Alexander emphasized the importance of accountability and availability to her constituents. “Accessibility is important for good representation,” said Rep. Alexander. “I want to encourage…

Rep. Julie Alexander begins March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. Julie Alexander today kicked off her March is Reading Month tour. As part of March is Reading Month, the lawmaker will visit local schools throughout the district and read to students, encouraging them to take a lifelong interest in reading. Rep. Alexander wants to inspire and encourage students to pick up a book…

Rep. Alexander welcomes local pastors for House invocation

  State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover today welcomed the Reverends Eric Ekong and Michael Hanson to the Capitol. In keeping with House tradition, members of clergy are invited to give the invocation at the start of each House session. Ekong, senior pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jackson where Rep. Alexander attends, delivered the…

Residents invited to local discussion with Rep. Alexander

  Representative Julie Alexander, R-Hanover, invites Jackson County residents to join her for office hours and “milk breaks.” These public discussions are an opportunity for people to share their thoughts, ideas and concerns for the state of Michigan. “I appreciate all the feedback I receive from the people I represent,” Alexander said. “Hearing your thoughts…

Alexander: Taxpayers deserve increased government transparency

State Rep. Julie Alexander, R-Hanover, stated that today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation to make state government more transparent is another sign of the House’s commitment to be more accountable and accessible to the people of Michigan. Alexander joined her colleagues today in announcing and co-sponsoring the reform plan to make the governor and lieutenant governor…

Rep. Alexander will play key role in House Agriculture Committee

  Legislator will serve as vice chair State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, was today named vice chair of the House Agriculture Committee by Speaker Tom Leonard. “It’s an honor to be given this opportunity to serve a committee that is so relevant to Jackson County,” said Alexander, who owns and operates a third-generation dairy…

Rep. Alexander applauds increased transparency for Michigan House

Representative: People deserve access to government financial information State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover today commended a Michigan state House policy change that will provide easy access for the public to view the salaries of all state representatives and House staff. “There has been a demand for increased government accountability at the state level,” Alexander…

Rep. Alexander welcomes local guest to State of the State

State Rep. Julie Alexander is joined by her friend, former Secretary of the Jackson County Republican Committee Marian Gray, for the governor’s State of the State address on Tuesday. ### PHOTO: State Rep. Julie Alexander (far right) is joined by (from left) Kathleen Thorrez, Former chairman of the Jackson County Republican Party; Amy Hawkins, Jackson…