Rep. Griffin appointed to panel developing House Action Plan

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, has been appointed to help determine the policy priorities of Michigan House Republicans for the upcoming 2019-20 session. Griffin was appointed to serve on the Policy Action Plan Committee by Speaker-elect Lee Chatfield. The temporary panel will help collect policy ideas to build the House Republican action plan for…

Rep. Griffin: Legislation an important step in licensing reform

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved a plan sponsored by state Rep. Beth Griffin making it easier for an individual applying for a state occupational license to have his or her application accepted based on a determination of his or her moral character. Griffin’s legislation, House Bill 6111, is part of a bipartisan, five-bill plan…

Rep. Griffin to sit down with local residents

State Rep. Beth Griffin invites local residents to join her for local office hours on Monday, Oct. 8. Office hours are an opportunity for people to address the representative face-to-face with any questions or concerns about state government. “I have so much respect for the people of our community, and I am humbled that they…

Rep. Griffin: End of driver responsibility fees brings relief to local drivers

Plan waives fees for 305,000 motorists starting this week State Rep. Beth Griffin today said the new law eliminating punitive driver responsibility fees in Michigan took effect this week, bringing relief to hundreds of thousands of motorists. Griffin, of Mattawan, voted for the plan, which was signed into law in March as part of a…

Rep. Griffin invites residents to local office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin invites local residents to join her for local office hours on Monday, Sept. 24. Office hours are an opportunity for people to address the representative face-to-face with any questions or concerns about state government. “The best way for me to make informed decisions about legislation and gather inspiration for new legislation…

Rep. Griffin to host veterans roundtable

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, today announced she will host a veterans roundtable locally in Paw Paw. All veterans are encouraged to attend and to ask questions that they may have regarding veteran benefits and state services. Deputy Director Tim Loney of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) will join the representative and share…

Back-to-school season comes with record financial commitment, Rep. Griffin says

Many southwest Michigan schools get $240 more per student State Rep. Beth Griffin, a former teacher, said today that Van Buren and Kalamazoo County students are headed back to class supported by a record investment from the state. “I am committed to leaving a better Michigan to our children and grandchildren, and we are steadily…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during regularly scheduled local office hours this August. “Engaging with residents in a casual setting is a great way to foster dialog and share ideas,” Griffin said. “I look forward to having discussions with people in the community and sharing with…

Rep. Griffin encourages support of local businesses during Buy Michigan Week

State Rep. Beth Griffin today encouraged residents in Van Buren and Kalamazoo Counties to participate in Buy Michigan Week by considering locally made products and services. Purchasing goods and services locally has a positive impact on our communities, encouraging small business growth and increasing job opportunities while strengthening Michigan’s economy. “Residents with businesses in Southwest…