Rep. Glenn says fight to lower auto insurance rates isn’t over

State Rep. Gary Glenn said he would continue the fight to lower auto insurance rates for all Michigan drivers. Glenn voted in favor of House Bill 5013, which would guarantee lower rates for all drivers in Michigan – the state with the highest car insurance rates in the nation. The bill would have offered personal…

Rep. Glenn supports guaranteed lower auto insurance rates in Michigan

State Rep. Gary Glenn today joined the House Insurance Committee in approving legislation that will guarantee auto insurance rate reductions for all Michigan drivers. Glenn said the bill should end Michigan’s tenure as the state with the most expensive auto insurance in the nation by offering motorists personal injury protection coverage options, reining in medical…

Rep. Glenn: ‘Illegal’ MPSC ruling highlights need for reform

Rep. Gary Glenn, chair of the House Energy Policy Committee, today said he will consider proposals to reform the Michigan Public Service Commission in the aftermath of a ruling he said violates the intent of state law and could raise costs for utility customers. The committee heard testimony related to last week’s MPSC ruling that…

Rep. Glenn talks with top Marine recruiter during September 11th ceremony

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Williams Township, talked with Maj. Gen. Paul Kennedy, commanding general of U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Command, during a September 11th memorial service on the floor of the state House of Representatives in Lansing. Glenn, whose father was a World War II Marine who survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, served eight…

Statement from Rep. Gary Glenn on MPSC decision

Rep. Gary Glenn, chair of the House Energy Policy Committee, today issued the following statement related to the Michigan Public Service Commission’s decision on locational requirements for power generation: “I strongly disagree with the MPSC’s statement that Michigan’s new energy laws call for a locational requirement for generation by alternative energy suppliers who compete with…

Rep. Glenn, House committee hear concerns about pending utility ruling

A Michigan House committee heard testimony today from schools and business groups concerned about an upcoming ruling from regulators that potentially threatens to violate the intent of state energy law, undermine electric choice and raise costs for utility customers. A pending decision from the Michigan Public Service Commission – expected in scheduled meetings either Sept….

Rep. Glenn, House Energy Policy Committee to discuss MPSC case Tuesday

  The Michigan House Energy Policy Committee will meet Tuesday morning in downtown Lansing to discuss a Michigan Public Service Commission case. More information about the hearing:     WHAT:     WHY: Committee hearing to discuss the Michigan Public Service Commission’s local clearing requirement case.   Rep. Gary Glenn, chair of the House Energy…

First responder joins Rep. Glenn for annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Gary Glenn (right), of Midland, joins guest Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin (middle) and House Speaker Tom Leonard (left), of DeWitt, today for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line…

Utility regulators try to block attorneys from testifying before House energy panel

Glenn says House has subpoena power, accuses MPSC of “stonewalling” to avoid explaining why they ignored their own attorneys’ warning against policy that will eliminate Electricity Choice, hike electricity rates for public schools, manufacturers Lansing, Mich. — The Michigan Public Service Commission is attempting to block its attorneys from testifying before the House Energy Policy…

House Energy chair: Utility regulators may violate new state energy law

Glenn says MPSC abuse of authority could cost public schools and manufacturers hundreds of millions in higher energy costs each year, taking money out of the classroom and making Michigan less competitive for new jobs Lansing, Mich. — Associate Speaker Pro Tem and House Energy Policy Chairman Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Larkin Twp., Thursday said the…

Rep. Glenn: $2.1 million M-20 resurfacing project begins

Another sign of priority put on transportation system   State Rep. Gary Glenn today said the start of a $2.1 million project to resurface six miles of M-20 is an indication of the Legislature’s focus on repairing Michigan’s crumbling roads and bridges. Glenn, of Larkin Township, said the Michigan Department of Transportation project will provide…