Adjutant General briefs Rep. Glenn on virus response

Midland National Guard unit not slated for deployment, lawmaker told LANSING, Mich. – The 1460th Transportation Company, a Michigan Army National Guard unit headquartered in Midland, is not currently scheduled to join the roughly 300 National Guardsmen and women who’ve been mobilized in the state in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Adjutant General Maj. Gen….

Rep. Glenn pressed licensing agency Monday to remove perceived threat to physicians

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, vice-chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Monday spoke with Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs representatives to ensure the promising drug hydroxychloroquine is available for coronavirus victims in Michigan. Glenn and two of her legislative colleagues – subcommittee chair Rep. Jeff Yaroch, R-Macomb, and minority…

Rep. Glenn urges Midland, Bay county families to work together in stopping COVID-19

Lawmaker responds to governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today announced her support for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, put in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Glenn said as the number of reported positive cases of COVID-19 continues to increase, it is vital Michiganders do their…

Glenn confident of local response to coronavirus in Midland

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, a member of the state House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, said that after communicating again Thursday afternoon with city and county officials, she is confident the county’s public health, government, and law enforcement personnel are prepared to respond to the first reported case of coronavirus in Midland County….

Rep. Glenn: Coronavirus discussed by Michigan State Police in House committee

State Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, commended the Michigan State Police for addressing the coronavirus in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs and State Police. Rep. Glenn, who serves as chair of the committee, said it is important to hear from the MSP about steps currently being taken to mitigate the spread of…

Rep. Glenn votes to restore funding for independent living and literacy

Lawmaker works to reverse key vetoes by governor  State Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, this week voted in favor of a supplemental budget plan to restore funding for several vital state programs – including two of Rep. Glenn’s highest priorities. More than $2 million in funding for Centers for Independent Living was restored by the House…

House approves Rep. Glenn’s plan to protect taxpayers and small businesses

State Rep. Annette Glenn’s plan to ensure Michigan’s hard-working taxpayers are not paying for ineffective gun buyback programs was approved today by the Michigan House. “Purchasing personal private property from citizens is simply not the proper role of government,” Glenn, R-Midland, said. “There is no research to show buyback programs reduce crime. However, there is…

Rep. Glenn’s plan to improve state computer systems approved by House committee

State Rep. Annette Glenn’s plan to help prevent information technology (IT) cost overruns and inefficiencies in state IT projects was approved unanimously this week by the House Appropriations Committee. “My plan will ensure state departments are using best practices to manage information technology projects,” said Glenn, R-Midland, “These changes are being implemented by DTMB already…

Rep. Glenn looks forward to vetting governor’s new budget proposal

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, said she looks forward to further reviewing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget proposal to ensure taxpayers are protected and state government runs efficiently and effectively. Rep. Glenn, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, listened to the governor’s budget presentation this week in a joint meeting of the House and Senate budget…

Rep. Glenn issues IT task force report

Proposals aimed at improving state computer systems Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, this week helped present a bipartisan legislative report that will help prevent cost overruns and inefficiencies afflicting state information technology projects. The Information Technology Task Force – which Rep. Glenn was appointed to last summer – has sparked an Auditor General review. The goal…

Rep. Glenn: Governor’s bonding idea for road repairs is bad plan

Legislator responds to governor’s State of the State address Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to bond for road funding is not in the best interest for Michiganders. “I agree with the recent poll which found that most Michiganders believe our state government already has enough money to fix the roads, without…