Rep. Griffin provides details on latest efforts to slow spread of COVID-19

State Rep. Beth Griffin today advised Kalamazoo and Van Buren families to follow the stay-at-home order issued by the governor to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. Executive Order 2020-21 directs Michigan residents to stay in their homes unless they’re working a job in a critical service industry, engaging in outdoor activities, or…

Rep. Griffin delivers emergency coronavirus response plan featuring additional $125M

Legislator: Measures are rapid mobilization for public safety State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, this week voted to proactively address the spread of coronavirus in Michigan – joining her colleagues in unanimously approving a new emergency budget plan adding another $125 million to assist the state and local communities. “It was essential to provide our…

Rep. Griffin: House advances emergency budget plan benefiting Southwest Michigan communities

State Rep. Beth Griffin this week voted in favor of an emergency budget plan to restore support for tourism, job growth across the state and provide special funding to various programs benefiting Southwest Michigan families. The emergency budget measures overwhelmingly approved by the House partially restore funding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed for Pure Michigan and…

Rep. Griffin announces March office hours

Rep. Beth Griffin has set the times and locations for her monthly office hours in March. “I am committed to representing Southwest Michigan and hearing about the issues the members of our community care about most,” Griffin said. “My office hours provide a great opportunity for me to hear directly from the people. I look…

Rep. Griffin: Governor’s funds for soil erosion a good start, more work needed

State Rep. Beth Griffin this week said while it’s good Gov. Gretchen Whitmer included funding in her proposed budget to address soil erosion – which has been harming families due to severe damage caused by record high water levels – more funding and work are needed. “I’m happy to see Governor Whitmer take a step…

Rep. Griffin announces local office hours for February

Rep. Beth Griffin announced today she will be available to hear the issues and concerns of those in her community. “We have had great success since being back in Lansing,” Griffin said. “In order for us to build on our success, it’s important to keep the channels of communication open.” Rep. Griffin will be available…

Women will be notified of an abortion pill reversal option under Rep. Griffin plan

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, today introduced a bill to support women who change their mind after taking a dose of Mifepristone, commonly known as the abortion pill. The abortion pill reversal (APR) uses progesterone to reverse the effects of the abortion pill, but patients are never informed of this option. Griffin said providing…

Rep. Griffin supports plan increasing opportunities for rural broadband expansion

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, this week voted to advance a plan that would expand effective broadband services to more residents in rural Michigan. House Bill 4266 codifies legal protections for Michigan electric cooperatives to build and expand broadband networks on existing infrastructure and within existing easements. This would make it easier for co-ops…