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…

Rep. Glenn promotes June 27 as PTSI awareness day

Many veterans and current service members have spent time in combat environments, exposing them to traumatic and life-threatening events and placing them at high risk for post- traumatic stress injury (PTSI). For that reason, state Rep. Gary Glenn and others in the Legislature co-sponsored a House resolution that declares June 27, 2017 as PTSI Awareness…

Glenn bill banning sex between prostitutes, police gains House approval

Bipartisan legislation from state Rep. Gary Glenn, which makes it illegal for law enforcement officials to engage in sexual acts with prostitutes or victims of human trafficking during the course of an investigation, was approved by the full membership of the state House today. “This unintended legal loophole has existed for too long, to the…

Rep. Glenn votes for local recreation development

House approves projects across the state   State Rep. Gary Glenn today announced a Midland park project will be funded as part of a bill recently approved by the House that recommends funding recreational improvements across the state. Glenn, of Midland, said the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund uses dedicated money to fund land acquisitions…

Committee approves Glenn bill banning sex between prostitutes, police

The House Law and Justice Committee approved bipartisan legislation from state Rep. Gary Glenn making it illegal for law enforcement officials to engage in sexual acts with prostitutes or victims of human trafficking during the course of an investigation. “There is no evidence that law enforcement officers are taking advantage of this unintended legal loophole,…

House approves Glenn bill to allow conceal carry at armories

The Michigan House of Representatives Wednesday showed overwhelming support by voting 103-5 to approve legislation sponsored by Rep. Gary Glenn, of Midland, to protect gun rights for Michigan National Guard members. National Guardsmen, full and part-time military personnel, as well as civilians who hold a Concealed Pistol License (CPL) continue to be protected in their…

Committee approves Glenn bill to allow conceal carry at armories

A bill sponsored by Rep. Gary Glenn, of Larkin Township, to protect gun rights for Michigan National Guard members, received unanimous, bipartisan support from the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee today. National Guardsmen, including full and part-time personnel, who hold a Concealed Pistol License (CPL) would be permitted to carry their personally owned concealed…

Committee hears Glenn bill banning sex between prostitutes, police

State Rep. Gary Glenn, of Larkin Township, testified before the House Law and Justice Committee today in support of bipartisan legislation he introduced to make it illegal for law enforcement officials to engage in sexual acts with prostitutes or victims of human trafficking during the course of an investigation. “We’re seeking to close a legal…

Rep. Glenn introduces constitutional carry legislation

State Rep. Gary Glenn, of Midland, this week introduced bipartisan legislation to allow all law-abiding people who can legally own handguns to exercise their constitutional right to bear arms without obtaining a license from the government. “Law-abiding citizens shouldn’t have to pay a fee or wait for permission to exercise their rights,” Glenn said. “We…

Sen. Stamas, Rep. Glenn introduce construction code fire safety bills

Legislation prompted by Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin would add valuable knowledge to a state commission dealing with construction codes in Michigan. State Sen. Jim Stamas and Rep. Gary Glenn, both of Midland, today announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would add fire protection expertise to Michigan’s Construction Code Commission. The 17-member panel that…

Rep. Glenn votes for legislation to boost government transparency

State Rep. Gary Glenn said the recent House passage of bipartisan legislation to make Michigan’s government more transparent is a victory for citizens who want to see how their tax dollars are being used. Glenn, of Midland, is a co-sponsor of the 11-bill package which makes the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom…

Rep. Glenn sets second hearing on protecting homeowners from ‘smart meter’ fees

State Rep. Gary Glenn of Midland, chair of the House Energy Policy Committee, will hold a second hearing Tuesday to take testimony on his bill allowing Michigan homeowners to reject the installation of electric utility “smart meters” with no charge. The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 7 in Room…