Local pastor provides invocation for Michigan House of Representatives

State Rep. Ben Frederick, right, welcomed the Rev. Mike Prince, center, to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a different representative, or a clergy member from their district, to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Rev. Prince recently retired as lead pastor of…

Rep. Frederick welcomes local officials to Capitol for State of the State

State Rep. Ben Frederick, center, invited two local officials to the House chamber today for the governor’s annual State of the State address. Dr. Brian Boggs, left, is the mayor pro tem in Durand and a lecturer at both Michigan State University and University of Michigan – Flint and Jeremy Root, right, is chairman of…

Rep. Frederick names legislative staff

State Rep. Ben Frederick, center, today announced his legislative staff (from left) constituent relations director Ciera Love, district liaison Mark Agnew, legislative director Rachel Hoekstra and staff assistant Madi Sholtz. Love, who will handle constituent work and manage Frederick’s schedule, previously served as an intern in the House. Agnew, who will help ensure a strong ongoing presence…