Rep. Glenn testifies on plan to better protect children in Michigan

Measure will update definition of ‘neglect’ Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, this week testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of her legislation to ensure children who are victims of neglect receive the protection they deserve. Glenn said adding the phrase “threatened harm” to the definition of “neglect” in the Child Abuse…

Rep. Glenn participates in Human Trafficking Awareness Day at Capitol

Lawmaker calls on U.S. Senators to stop blocking key nomination State Rep. Annette Glenn participated in a joint committee of the House Health Policy Committee and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services to bring awareness to human trafficking in Michigan. Following the hearing on Thursday, Rep. Glenn – who has one daughter and…

Rep. Glenn: Honor for Marine from Midland signed into state law

A Marine from Midland who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country will be honored with the renaming of a portion of U.S. 10. Rep. Annette Glenn’s measure to designate the Marine Lance Corporal Steven J. Szymanski Memorial Highway was signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The new law will rename the portion of…

Rep. Glenn: Give Gov. Whitmer a second chance to do the right thing

By Rep. Annette Glenn, R- Midland Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, after vetoing nearly $1 billion from this year’s state budget, summoned nearly two dozen high-powered lobbyists — representing dozens of special interests in Lansing — to an Oct. 1st meeting with her staff. The governor’s representatives delivered an eyebrow-raising message, summarized by Crain’s Detroit Business as:…

Rep. Glenn introduces proposal helping local communities strengthen planning commissions

State Rep. Annette Glenn this week introduced a proposal allowing public safety personnel to fill another important role in the communities they serve. Glenn’s legislation would allow local government officials to appoint volunteer and paid on-call police officers, firefighters and medical first responders to local planning commissions. Glenn’s proposal would allow more options for including…

Rep. Glenn testifies on plan giving local communities more flexibility with bridge projects

State Rep. Annette Glenn today testified in support of her plan to give local governments more flexibility for funding bridge repairs – legislation that could benefit projects in Bay and Midland counties. Glenn’s measure is part of a broad, ongoing commitment to help rebuild Michigan’s infrastructure. Her legislation is part of a bipartisan package focused…

Rep. Glenn supports record funding for Michigan students

Rep. Annette Glenn of Midland today voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which prepares students for success inside and outside the classroom with the largest K-12 investment in Michigan history. The schools budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan by…