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…

Michigan House approves Rep. Glenn’s ‘Constitution Week’ resolution

State Rep. Annette Glenn’s resolution highlighting the importance of the U.S. Constitution was approved today by the Michigan House. The resolution observes Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week throughout the state. The Michigan House approved the resolution on Sept. 17, 2019 – the 232nd anniversary of the historic document’s signing in Philadelphia. “We must never take…

Rep. Annette Glenn to host Aland Stamps of River Jordan Inc. on ‘Hometown Heroes’

The latest episode of Rep. Annette Glenn’s ‘Hometown Heroes’, a series highlighting local leaders and non-profit volunteers, will feature Aland Stamps of River Jordan Inc. Stamps founded River Jordan Inc. with the goal of providing youth moving out of Michigan’s foster care system with transitional services such as job and interview coaching, financial literacy lessons,…

Rep. Glenn: Give local communities more flexibility with road and bridge projects

State Rep. Annette Glenn today introduced legislation giving local governments more flexibility when it comes to funding road repairs – including a measure that could assist bridge repairs and development in Bay and Midland counties. Glenn’s measure is part of a broad, ongoing commitment to help rebuild Michigan’s infrastructure. This particular bipartisan package focuses on…

Rep. Glenn: Michigan House approves bill honoring Marine from Midland

A Midland man who made the ultimate sacrifice for his community and country will be honored through legislation sponsored by Rep. Annette Glenn. The Michigan House today unanimously approved Glenn’s measure to rename a portion of U.S. 10 in Midland the Marine Lance Corporal Steven J. Szymanski Memorial Highway. Lance Cpl. Szymanski died at age…

Arnold Center staff featured on ‘Hometown Heroes’ with Rep. Annette Glenn

Two staff from Midland’s Arnold Center are featured in the latest episode of ‘Hometown Heroes’, a television program with Rep. Annette Glenn highlighting local leaders, non-profit volunteers, and others who work to make a positive impact in the community. Craig Varterian, president of the Arnold Center, and Program Director Jennifer Grace sat down with Rep….

Rep. Glenn: Michigan House approves plan helping protect patients from sexual predators

Rep. Annette Glenn’s plan to prevent medical professionals convicted of sexual misconduct from continuing to practice medicine was approved today by the Michigan House. Glenn’s legislation is part of a package strengthening sanctions against those convicted of sexual misconduct under the guise of medical treatment. The plan would require the state to permanently revoke a…