Rep. Glenn wins bipartisan support for independent investigation of dam failures

Democrats join GOP lawmaker in urging Whitmer to “reverse course” on review Midland, Mich. — Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, is winning bipartisan support for calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday to reverse course and secure an independent investigation into the failure of the Edenville and Sanford dams, which last week resulted in severe flooding and…

Glenn announces new website for people to connect during coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today announced a new website – www.MICovidStory.com – to allow the people of Bay and Midland counties to share their stories during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michigan has reportedly lost over 5,000 dead to COVID-19, and executive orders from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in response to the crisis have upended the lives and…

Glenn praises flood mitigation by Dow, Ducks Unlimited

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today said she was glad to get her 2020 Ducks Unlimited membership card in the mail this week, especially after learning about a wetlands conservation partnership between Ducks Unlimited and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – funded in part by a grant from the Dow Chemical Company – that helped…

Rep. Glenn calls on Whitmer to appoint independent investigator for dam failures

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reverse course and secure an independent investigation into the failure of the Edenville and Sanford dams, which resulted in severe flooding and devastating damage in Midland and surrounding counties. In 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pulled the operator’s license for the Edenville…

Rep. Glenn to lead volunteer teams in flood relief efforts

Rep. Annette Glenn of Midland is forming the “Hero Helpers,” a group of volunteers who will spend the coming days and weeks working to provide relief to flood-affected residents of the Midland area. Teams will focus their efforts on clean up, community outreach in the affected areas, and transportation to those in need. “Our family,…

Glenn welcomes National Guard response to flooding

MIDLAND, Mich. – Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs and State Police, Wednesday said she’s encouraged that Michigan National Guard units from Bay City, Saginaw, Port Huron, and other nearby communities have responded to requests from the Michigan State Police (MSP) for assistance following massive flooding…

Legislators respond to State of Emergency declaration; extreme flooding and collapsed bridges

Edenville Dam collapses in Midland County, Sanford Dam breached Midland County’s state legislative delegation late Tuesday night responded to the governor’s State of Emergency declaration in Midland County due to devastating flooding and the breach of the Edenville and Sanford dams. State Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, and state Reps. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, and Roger Hauck,…

Glenn backs House-passed telemedicine legislation

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, this week voted in favor of a bipartisan package of telemedicine legislation that passed the state House of Representatives in an effort to improve access to health care for Michigan patients. Under current law, telemedicine visits between patients and health care providers must be done in real time and only from…

Glenn proposes “Science Safe, Common Sense” plan to put Michiganders back to work

MIDLAND, Mich. — Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, in a letter Monday to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, proposed a three-point “Science Safe, Common Sense” plan to start putting tens of thousands of Michiganders back to work starting May 1st. “As a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services,” Glenn wrote Whitmer, “I…

Glenn commends Trump Administration for helping Barstow airport fight COVID-19

Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today applauded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for awarding $30,000 to Jack Barstow Municipal Airport in response to COVID-19. The funding is part of the Trump Administration’s newly-created Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act airport grant program. The support will help continue airport operations and replace lost proceeds from…