Glenn introduces plan to hold government officials accountable

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, last week introduced legislation to improve transparency between state government and the public and to hold government officials guilty of misconduct accountable. Glenn’s measure, House Bill 5981, would establish a state employee ombudsman to investigate and evaluate reports of suspected misconduct. “Government officials must be held accountable for their actions,” Glenn…

House passes Glenn bill to count online learning toward school aid funding

Plan includes robust distance learning, safety measures and flexibility The Michigan House of Representatives Wednesday approved a plan spearheaded by state Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, to ensure the safety of Michigan students as learning resumes in the fall. The “Return to Learn” plan empowers local school districts and health departments to work together to develop…

Glenn supports new tax relief plan for flood, virus victims

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, Wednesday joined her colleagues in supporting a new plan to provide property tax relief to families in Bay and Midland counties who’ve been impacted by severe flooding and the coronavirus pandemic. Senate Bill 943 was passed 57 to 47 by the state House of Representatives Wednesday evening. Glenn said the bill,…

Glenn votes to overturn Whitmer nursing home order

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, Wednesday voted in favor of bipartisan legislation to overturn Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s fatal policy of forcing nursing homes to accept the placement of COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents. More than 1,947 nursing home residents have died of COVID since the pandemic began. Senate Bill 956, which passed…

Glenn bill: Count online learning toward school aid

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, last week joined her colleagues in a joint state House and Senate committee hearing to discuss a bipartisan Return to Learn package of legislation, which includes Glenn’s measure that would count students engaged in online-instruction as well as those physically attending class toward the state’s school funding allocation. The joint House…

Glenn: Vetoes deny tax relief for flood and virus victims

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, Wednesday said she is disappointed that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation that would have provided tax relief to families in Bay and Midland counties devastated by COVID-19 and severe flooding after the Edenville Dam failure. Glenn said the property tax flexibility legislation won overwhelming bipartisan support in the Legislature, including unanimous…

Henry Ford says COVID drug Glenn helped clear “saves lives”

Clinical trial: Hydroxychloroquine cut death rate in half among already sick patients, without side effects Dearborn, Mich. – Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, Thursday said she was glad to learn the results of The Henry Ford Medical Center’s clinical trial of the drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for COVID-19 patients, which found the drug cut the number of…

Glenn supports tax relief for flood and virus victims

Plan passes Michigan House and Senate, now heading to governor  Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, and the state House of Representatives Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a plan to provide tax relief to families in Midland County devastated by severe flood damage after the failure of the Edenville Dam. Glenn said the measure will provide more flexibility for…

Glenn sponsors Return to Learn – plan maximizes learning, prioritizes student safety

$1.3 billion plan includes robust distance learning, safety measures Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, Tuesday announced her support and sponsorship for a common-sense plan to help keep Michigan students safe as learning resumes in the fall. The joint state House and Senate plan, announced this morning during a state Capitol news conference, requires local school districts…

Glenn: Governor did not hire a true independent investigation for Edenville Dam

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer late this week hired a team to investigate the Edenville Dam, claiming it’s an independent firm. Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, said the firm she hired is still not acceptable and responded with the following: “The proposed investigation does not meet my definition of a truly independent investigation that flood victims in Midland…

Glenn joins bipartisan coalition opposing governor’s controversial nursing home policy

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today joined a bipartisan coalition in the state House of Representatives who approved a resolution urging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reverse her controversial policy of placing senior citizens who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 into nursing homes, mixing them with the most vulnerable segment of Michigan’s population – other seniors – which…

Glenn hand-delivers Midland disaster request to Pence

STERLING HEIGHTS – Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, Thursday said she hand-delivered to Vice President Mike Pence’s staff a copy of her letter urging President Trump to declare Midland County a federal disaster area and received assurance from Pence himself that a declaration is coming in a matter of days. Glenn said she typically doesn’t attend…