Rep. Alexander speaks at Dairy Day

State Rep. Julie Alexander and Sen. Judy Emmons gave the opening address during the annual Dairy Day at the state Capitol Wednesday. Joining the lawmakers was Michigan native and Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Allison Schmitt. Schmitt partnered with the United Dairy Industry of Michigan to promote chocolate milk and good nutrition to schools and student-athletes…

Rep. Alexander hosts local office hours in June

State Rep. Julie Alexander announced her monthly in-district office hours, emphasizing the importance of representing the concerns of the community. “The insight I receive from residents is the most important tool I have when representing the Jackson area in Lansing,” Rep. Alexander said. “I encourage anyone with questions or ideas about their state government to…

Rep. Alexander announces May office hours

  State Rep. Julie Alexander will sponsor office hours in Jackson throughout the month of May at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Office hours will take place on the following dates: Monday, May 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; and Friday, May 26 from 10:30 to noon. Rep. Alexander…

Rep. Alexander welcomes Paragon Charter Band to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover welcomed the Paragon Charter Academy Band to Lansing on Tuesday May 2. The band, directed by Linda Rockwell, performed on the Capitol steps as a part of the annual Spring Music Program. Rep. Alexander then joined students for a tour of the Capitol. “I was thrilled to…

Rep. Alexander announces May office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander will be sponsoring office hours throughout the month of May at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Office hours will take place on the following dates: Monday, May 1 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Friday, May 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Monday, May 22 from…

Rep. Alexander announces April office hours

State Rep. Julie Alexander will be holding office hours in Jackson and Hanover throughout the month of April and invites residents to join her at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson on the following dates and times: Monday, April 3 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 10 from 9…

Rep. Alexander supports bills that give students better choice and schools more options

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover co-sponsored and voted for legislation that will give students more flexibility in their high school coursework to meet graduation requirements and prepare for a career or college studies. “I have had countless conversations with educators, small business owners and parents in Jackson County on this very issue.  I am…

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…