Reps. Alexander, Lightner honor local WWII veterans on House floor

  State Reps. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, and Sarah Lightner, of Springport, welcomed WWII veterans Herb Elfring and Lee Zimmerman of Jackson to the House floor on Wednesday. Elfring and Zimmerman were honored with state tributes and U.S. flags flown over the Michigan Capitol building. Pictured from left to right: Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey,…

Rep. Alexander welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Alexander of Hanover welcomed Pastor Tonya Arnesen to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Arnesen is the lead pastor of First United Methodist Church in Jackson. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.   ###

Rep. Alexander welcomes local first responders to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Jackson Police Department Director Elmer Hitt (left) and Officer Thomas Tinklepaugh (right) were the guest of Rep. Julie Alexander in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Alexander represents parts of Jackson County, which includes…

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.