Rep. Griffin sets June in-district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, will meet with area residents this month during office hours across her district. “I truly value this time and these conversations with those I represent,” Rep. Griffin said. “Local input is invaluable as I work to represent my district in Lansing.” Rep. Griffin will be available Friday, June 21…

Rep. Griffin applauds recent TEDF grant awarded to Village of Lawrence

            State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, announced the Village of Lawrence will be receiving a Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) grant to help with the completion of road construction projects for the 2020 fiscal year. The Village of Lawrence was recently awarded a TEDF matching fund grant of $94,500 to help cover the costs…

Rep. Griffin: Money-saving car insurance reforms signed into Michigan law

State Rep. Beth Griffin today noted that historic car insurance reforms have been signed into Michigan law, guaranteeing lower rates for drivers in Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties. The reforms – approved earlier by Griffin and the Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent claims and take steps to…

Rep. Griffin’s plan to save taxpayer money on prison health care signed into law

State Rep. Beth Griffin’s plan to reduce the amount of public tax dollars spent on prison health care while continuing to protect public safety has been signed into law by the governor. Griffin, of Mattawan, said chronically ill and aging prisoners often have health care costs several times higher than the average inmate. It’s a…

Rep. Griffin plan requires athletic trainers, physical therapists to report child abuse

Legislation fixes issue brought to light by Nassar assault investigation State Rep. Beth Griffin today testified before the House Judiciary Committee in support of her bipartisan plan to fix one of the problems brought to light by the House’s inquiry into the handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault investigation. Griffin, of Mattawan, said her…

Rep. Griffin sets May in-district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, will meet with area residents this month during office hours across her district. “Office hours are a great way to talk about the issues affecting our local communities,” Rep. Griffin said. “I hope you’ll take the opportunity to join me and share what’s on your mind.” Rep. Griffin will…

Rep. Griffin applauds MDOT grants for Bloomingdale, Breedsville

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, announced the villages of Bloomingdale and Breedsville will be receiving Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) grants to help with the completion of road construction projects for the 2019 fiscal year. The first grant of $154,000 was awarded to the Village of Bloomingdale to aid in the reconstruction of Miller…

State Rep. Griffin on Hartford PFAS site: Residential wells to be tested

A new industrial PFAS contamination site has been found by state officials in Van Buren County, and residents of the City of Hartford and Hartford Township will receive contact from the Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes and the Environment (DEGLE) as a precautionary step, said state Rep. Beth Griffin today. “No contamination at residential…

Rep. Griffin: House votes to cut car insurance rates for Southwest Michigan residents

State Rep. Beth Griffin of Mattawan today continued her fight to lower car insurance rates for drivers in Southwest Michigan and the entire state, voting to help fix Michigan’s broken no-fault system. The plan approved by Griffin and the state House guarantees lower rates and gives drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stops…

Rep. Griffin sets April in-district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, will meet with area residents this month during scheduled office hours across her district. “Office hours are a great way to hear directly from residents about the issues that concern them,” Rep. Griffin said. “If you want to ask questions, or just share what’s on your mind, I encourage…