Rep. Glenn sets local office hours

State Rep. Annette Glenn announced her in-district office hours for the month of May. The representative will be available Friday, May 24 at the following times and locations: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Tropical Smoothie, 985 S. Saginaw Road in Midland. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Auburn City Hall, 113 E. Elm St. in Auburn,…

Rep. Glenn votes to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix our state’s much-maligned car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Rep. Annette Glenn announced. Glenn voted in favor of the plan to offer drivers personal injury coverage options, rein in medical costs and fight fraud – features designed to end Michigan’s…

Fixing Michigan’s roadways will take innovation

By state Rep. Annette Glenn of Williams Township Governor Whitmer’s proposed 45-cent per gallon gas tax ran her 2019-20 state budget off the road in Lansing and nothing – including her threat to shut down state government unless lawmakers agree – will pull it out of the ditch.  The Mackinac Center for Public Policy calculates Whitmer’s tax…

Rep. Glenn announces local office hours

State Rep. Annette Glenn announced her in-district office hours for the month of April. The representative will be available at the following times and locations: Monday, April 22 Noon to 1:00 p.m. at Tropical Smoothie, 985 S. Saginaw Road in Midland. Friday, April 26 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at H&H Bakery and Restaurant, 200 S….

Rep. Glenn supports plan to combat statewide psych worker shortage

Retired psych employees returning to work will keep pensions State Rep. Annette Glenn has voted in support of a House plan to combat the ongoing shortage of psychiatry workers in Michigan. The issue was brought to the Legislature’s attention last term during the House C.A.R.E.S. Task Force statewide tour, which aimed to find ways to…

Rep. Glenn announces district photo contest

State Rep. Annette Glenn announced today she is holding a photo contest for constituents in Midland and Bay counties. The top three photos will be chosen as winners and receive the following prizes: 1st place – a tour of the state Capitol, the opportunity to sit on the House floor during session, and a U.S….

Turning the page to improve child literacy

Across the nation, schools, teachers, students and families celebrated March Is Reading Month last month. It’s a great opportunity to recognize all the ways reading nourishes the minds of our young people. But in Michigan, not all students have something to celebrate. According to the Michigan Department of Education, just 44.4 percent of students can…

Rep. Glenn concludes March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. Annette Glenn recently concluded her March is Reading Month tour in Midland County, where she read to 33 classrooms throughout the month. Glenn embarked on the tour across the county with the goal of promoting a love of reading to students in the community. “One of my top priorities is to encourage our children to read and…

Michigan House approves Rep. Glenn’s plan to boost government transparency

Legislation extends open record requirements to governor, Legislature State Rep. Annette Glenn’s plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan was unanimously approved today by the Michigan House. Glenn, of Midland, said Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts its governor and state legislators from open records laws….

House panel approves Rep. Glenn’s transparency plan during Sunshine Week

State Rep. Annette Glenn’s plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan was approved Tuesday by the House Government Operations Committee. Glenn, of Midland, said the committee’s approval coincides with Sunshine Week, a national initiative celebrating the important role openness and accountability plays in our system of government. “Year after year,…

Rep. Glenn: Funding method for Governor’s roads plan will hurt taxpayers

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, a member of the budget-setting House Appropriations Committee, on Friday rejected Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposal in the upcoming fiscal year budget for a 45-cent tax increase on gas, but praised the governor’s call to repeal the 2011 income tax increase on retiree pensions. Both stances are consistent with what Glenn told…

Rep. Glenn announces local office hours

 State Rep. Annette Glenn announced her in-district office hours for the month of March. The representative will be available at the following times and locations: Friday, March 15 o   4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at H&H Bakery and Restaurant, 200 S. Mable St. in Pinconning.       Monday, March 18 o   8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Tropical Smoothie, 985 S. Saginaw…