Rep. Frederick part of local delegation to discuss Project TIM in Washington, D.C.

Local officials urge support for major industrial development   State Rep. Ben Frederick helped represent Shiawassee County at a meeting with White House officials on June 26 to discuss efforts to bring jobs to the region.  Also representing the area were Congressman John Moolenaar, Dr. Brian Boggs of the Durand City Council, Durand City Manager…

Rep. Frederick highlights importance of upcoming Buy Michigan Week

Underlining the positive and powerful impact that buying Michigan-made products can have on state and local economies, state Rep. Ben Frederick is encouraging local residents to consider buying locally made products and services during Buy Michigan Week – set to run from July 28-Aug. 5. While sometimes overlooked or undervalued, purchasing goods and services locally…

Rep. Frederick invites residents to July office hours

State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso will hold local office hours for the month of July. “Office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet with me and ask questions, offer ideas, or share thoughts regarding state government,” Frederick said. “I want residents to know I am invested in them and effectively representing their interests…

Rep. Frederick: New laws will expand education, opportunities to high school students

Plan approved to give course credit for internship, work-study programs State Rep. Ben Frederick today voiced his support for new Michigan laws allowing high school students to participate in an internship or work study co-op program for credit toward their diploma. “Hands-on experience is valuable in every profession and we should encourage any high school…

Rep. Frederick invites residents to June office hours

State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso will hold local office hours for the month of June. “I always look forward to the opportunity to meet with my constituents,” Frederick said. “I want residents to know I am invested in them and effectively representing their interests and needs.” The representative will be available at the following…

House votes for Frederick plan to give high school students advanced education options

The state House today approved state Rep. Ben Frederick’s legislation to better inform Michigan’s high school students on college level courses and testing options. The plan calls more information to be shared with students on the eligibility and registration for college level equivalent credit examinations and courses. Frederick developed the bill from his own experience,…

Panel approves Frederick plan to expand college options to high school students

Michigan high school students will be better informed of college level courses and testing options under a legislative plan approved today by the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee. State Rep. Ben Frederick, who took 10 examinations as an adult in pursuing his bachelors degree, wants students to receive more information on the registration, eligibility,…

Rep. Frederick votes to support funding for park improvements in Shiawassee County

State Rep. Ben Frederick today helped advance plans to fund improvements to a Shiawassee County park. Frederick, of Owosso, voted in favor of the Natural Resources Trust Fund plan approved by the Michigan House. The plan designates $165,800 for improvements at Henderson Park, with another $57,800 in local matching funds. The $223,600 project includes a…

Rep. Frederick to host consumer protection presentation

State Rep. Ben Frederick of Owosso will host a presentation on elder abuse and fraud prevention on Thursday, May 24. The presentation will occur at the Baker College Welcome Center, 1309 S. Shiawassee St. in Owosso from 5:30 to 7 p.m. “There are a number of important issues facing older Michigan residents, including elder abuse,…