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…

Rep. Alexander welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander welcomed Father Tim MacDonald to the state Capitol to give the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. MacDonald is pastor at the Queen of the Miraculous Medal Church in Jackson. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Alexander sworn in for second term

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover was sworn in for her second term as representative of the 64th District. She was joined on the House floor by her husband Jeff and granddaughter, Addison.

Rep. Alexander gives Jackson students Capitol tour

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover stands on the front steps of the Michigan State Capitol building with fifth graders from Northwest Elementary School in Jackson. The students toured the Capitol for an up-close look at state government. Alexander, a teacher for more than 20 years, sits on the House Education Committee where she has…

Coffee Hours

PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. Alexander meets with residents to discuss issues facing our state.

Rep. Alexander, local teacher testify before House panel

State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, today was joined by Suzanne Gibbs, a fourth-grade teacher in the Western School District, during testimony with the House Education Reform Committee. Both spoke on Rep. Alexander’s legislation calling for colleges and other teacher preparation institutions to provide a stipend to educators who mentor new teachers.

House approves Rep. Alexander bill to support teachers

The House today approved state Rep. Julie Alexander’s legislation to provide teachers with more opportunities toward their continuing education and professional development requirements by engaging with area employers and post-secondary training centers. Alexander’s legislation is part of five-bill package to expand skilled trade and career education for students in local school districts. “We will improve…