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Midland guests join Rep. Glenn for House swearing-in ceremony

State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, Wednesday was sworn in for his second term in the Michigan House of Representatives. Joining him for the special event were Midland County Republican Chair Cathy Leikhim and 4th Congressional District Republican Chair Judy Rapanos, both of Midland. Pictured on the House floor, from left: House Speaker Tom Leonard, Leikhim,…

Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin and Rep. Gary Glenn testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee in January to support House Bill 5102, legislation based on Coughlin’s initiative to include a trained fire prevention expert on the Michigan Construction Codes Commission.

Midland fire chief backs Glenn bill in Lansing

Lansing, Mich. — Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin traveled to Lansing Wednesday to testify before the House Regulatory Reform Committee in support of legislation introduced at Coughlin’s request by Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, to ensure fire safety concerns have expert representation on the State Construction Code Commission. The commission formally approves building codes required in…

State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and other members of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee visited Flint on Jan. 25 to hear residents’ concerns about the water crisis and thank Michigan National Guard troops deployed to distribute water and filters as part of the relief effort.

Glenn visits Flint to hear residents, thank Guardsmen

Flint, Mich. — Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, Monday joined other members of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee in visiting the city of Flint to hear residents’ concerns about water quality face-to-face and thank Michigan National Guard troops who are deployed distributing water and filters. “It immediately reminded me of standing in church parking…

Kevin Ullom speaks to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure about his son, U.S. Navy Corpsman Aaron Ullom, who was killed in action during deployment to Afghanistan in 2011. Also providing support for Senate Bill 513 to designate a U.S. 10 bridge for Aaron’s service and sacrifice were, from left: Sen. Jim Stamas; Rep. Gary Glenn; Debi Ullom, Aaron’s mother; and Sean Bartley, his brother.

U.S. 10 bridge proposal honors Midland’s Ullom

Stamas, Glenn present bridge memorial bill to House panel Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, appeared today before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure with Aaron D. Ullom’s parents,  Kevin and Debi Ullom, and his brother, Sean Bartley, to support Senate Bill 513. The legislation designates the U.S.10 bridge over Eastman…

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Rep. Glenn unveils energy package expanding competition and choice

Bills remove barriers, encourage alternative energy supply Homeowners, schools, hospitals, job providers and taxpayers would benefit from lower electric bills through state Rep. Gary Glenn’s energy policy legislation that would increase energy choice and competition in Michigan, the representative said at a news conference this morning. Rep. Glenn, vice chair of the House Committee on…

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Rep. Glenn attends Beaver Township fire safety exercise

The Beaver Township Fire Department received a special training exercise on Sept. 2 for propane fuel emergency responses and state Rep. Gary Glenn dropped in to watch and talk to the local firefighters. “Meeting with local organizations, government boards and residents to discuss state issues and policies are an important part of the state representative…

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Local lawmaker makes reading visit to Auburn school

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, read to fourth grade students at Auburn Elementary School recently as part of March Reading Month, so designated in honor of the March 2 birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, who under the pen name “Dr. Seuss” authored 46 children’s books.  Rep. Glenn read “Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose” by Dr. Seuss to four classes —…

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Rep. Glenn tours hydro facility in Sanford

Lee Mueller, owner of Boyce Hydro and the Sanford Lake Dam, recently hosted Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, vice chair of the state House Energy Policy Committee, on a tour of the 92-year-old facility, which has a total generating capacity of 3.6 megawatts of electricity using three water-driven turbine generators. Boyce Hydro sells the electricity generated by the dam…

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Local Ducks Unlimited recognized for preservation work

Area lawmakers joined several hundred sporting enthusiasts March 27 for the 40th anniversary banquet of the Saginaw Valley chapter of Ducks Unlimited, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pinconning. The group is dedicated to preserving waterfowl habitat and protecting hunting rights in Michigan and across the nation. State Reps. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and Joel Johnson, R-Clare, and…

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Rep. Glenn hosts Midland think tank in Capitol

 Mackinac Center staff presents overview to House lawmakers About a dozen-and-a-half state House lawmakers attended an informal presentation from the Midland-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy in the state Capitol on March 19, hosted by Rep. Gary Glenn. “I’m very familiar with the Mackinac Center and its staff, having worked with them on free-market issues…

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Michigan Sugar Queen, Rep. Glenn visit during Capitol Agriculture Day

Isabella Krolikowski, 19, of Midland, Miss Michigan Sugar Queen 2014, visited with Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, during her recent visit to the state Capitol in Lansing for 2015 Agriculture Day. Krolikowski, daughter of Manny and Shannon Krolikowski of Midland and a graduate of Bullock Creek High School, works as an administrative assistant at Dow Chemical…

Glenn encourages students, parents to consider Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Michigan National Guard program helps with high-school GED State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland encourages local teens aged 16-18 who have dropped out or been expelled from school and their parents to consider a free program administered by the Michigan National Guard that helps students earn a high-school degree and college credits. The next Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy (MYCA) at…