Rep. Glenn welcomes Dow placekicker to governor’s speech in Capitol

Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, on Tuesday evening welcomed H.H. Dow High School senior Ashton Brooks and her mother, April, both of Midland, as his guests to the Michigan House of Representatives to hear Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2017 State of the State address. Ashton was the Dow varsity football team’s league-leading placekicker this past season and the…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 —…

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…