Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in June to meet with local residents of the 64th District. “This has been a busy month in Lansing and around the district,” Rep. Alexander said. “It was exciting to support a real, bipartisan solution for auto insurance reform, but there is still much work…

Rep. Alexander supports plan to guarantee auto insurance savings

State Rep. Julie Alexander today joined her Michigan House colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims,…

Rep. Alexander welcomes student legislator to Lansing

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover welcomed A.J. Fielder (center), a fifth grade student at Hanover-Horton Elementary School, to the Capitol on Tuesday as her most recent Student Legislator of the Month. Rep. Alexander, a former educator, regularly provides a lesson on government to local students. This month, A.J. Fielder was selected as…

Reps. Alexander, Lightner vote to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix our state’s broken car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Reps. Julie Alexander and Sarah Lightner announced. Both Jackson-area representatives voted in favor of a reform plan that will offer drivers personal injury coverage options, rein in medical costs and fight…

Rep. Alexander schedules local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in May to meet with local residents of the 64th District. “Already this year, a wide variety of issues have come across my desk,” Rep. Alexander said. “Although reforming auto insurance, fixing the roads, and supporting our farms and local businesses are among the biggest…

Rep. Alexander: We must do more to protect survivors of sexual assault

Bipartisan plan punishes people who use position of authority to silence survivors State Rep. Julie Alexander today said Michigan’s laws must be updated to ensure victims and witnesses of sexual assault are not prevented from reporting to law enforcement. Legislation introduced by Alexander, of Hanover, would ensure anyone who uses a position of authority to…

Rep. Alexander schedules April office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover announced district office hours in April to meet with local residents of the 64th District. “Talking directly with the people of Jackson County and hearing your ideas and questions is one of the most enjoyable parts of being your state representative,” Rep. Alexander said. “I want to hear your…

Rep. Alexander: Sunshine Week best time to get involved in reforming car insurance

House website provides latest news, meeting times and public interaction As part of Sunshine Week in Michigan, state Rep. Julie Alexander encourages Jackson County residents to visit the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates website. Those interested can be a part of the governmental process by staying informed and getting involved with modifications…

Rep. Alexander: Michigan needs a practical, responsible course of action for road funding

State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, issued the following statement following the governor’s budget presentation, which included recommendations for a 45-cent per gallon gas tax increase to cover road funding costs across Michigan: “Michigan drivers already pay the highest car insurance rates in the nation, and under the governor’s proposal, they’ll be forced to pay…

Rep. Alexander to host local office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander established her March office hours schedule to meet with local residents of the 64th District. “Meeting with the people of Jackson County is the highlight of my job as your state representative,” Rep. Alexander said. “I look forward to seeing you at my office hours and hearing your thoughts and ideas.”…

Rep. Alexander commends new agriculture education book

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander, chair of the House Agriculture committee, and fellow members were presented copies of Right This Very Minute, a new educational children’s book published in cooperation with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Rep. Alexander commended the book, written by Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Renée Kurilla, as…