Rep. Griffin welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Beth Griffin welcomed Pastor Jason Bull to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives.  Bull is the executive pastor of Freshwater Community Church in Paw Paw.  Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Tom Leonard. ###

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hour

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of southwest Michigan during a special evening office hour session. “I want to have the opportunity to meet with as many members of the community as possible,” Griffin said.  “This evening office hour will give people extra time to speak with me about state…

Griffin joins House in approving county veteran services grants

State Rep. Beth Griffin of Mattawan today joined her colleagues in the House in passing legislation providing Michigan counties grants to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Under the legislation Griffin is co-sponsoring, each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements will receive $25,000, plus an additional amount based on the number…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of southwest Michigan during her scheduled monthly office hours. “Hosting office hours throughout the entire district is one of my top priorities for 2018,” Griffin said. “I look forward to talking with people and hearing what matters most to them.” Office hours for March…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during her scheduled monthly office hours. “Hosting office hours throughout the entire district is one of my top priorities for 2018,” Griffin said. “Being accessible in every community of the district is an important part of my job.” The office hours…

Rep. Griffin hosts district office hours

State Rep. Beth Griffin today announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during her first scheduled office hours of 2018. “Hosting office hours throughout the district will continue to be one of my top priorities in 2018, “Griffin said. “These face-to-face meetings are a great way for me to be accessible and accountable…

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 at the end of  November. “Listening to local residents is one of the most important aspects of my job.” Griffin said.  “Local office hours are a great way for me to be accessible and accountable…

Rep. Griffin presents tributes to local volunteers

Rep. Griffin had the honor of presenting Barb and Dan Moyle the 2017 Citizen of the Year award at the Mattawan Business Association annual awards dinner for all of their volunteer work in our community.

Reps. Whiteford and Griffin welcome Medal of Honor Recipient to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Reps. Mary Whiteford and Beth Griffin welcomed Medal of Honor Recipient James McCloughan and his wife Chérie to the state Capitol. McCloughan received the Medal of Honor from President Trump in July for his valor in saving the lives of 10 members of his platoon at the Battle of Nui Yon Hill…

Rep. Griffin to host jobs roundtable

State Rep. Beth Griffin will host a jobs roundtable on Monday, Oct. 23 at the Carnegie Center, 129 S. Kalamazoo St. in Paw Paw. Rep. Griffin will be joined by Tamara Davis from Western Michigan University.  Davis is the regional director of the Western Michigan University Small Business Development Center. “I look forward to speaking…

Rep. Griffin hosts Veterans Roundtable

Yesterday, State Rep. Beth Griffin hosted her inaugural Veterans Roundtable with guest speaker James Redford, director of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.  Director Redford gave an update on the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, and the progress Michigan is making to ensure veterans are receiving the benefits they earned while serving our country. The program…

Rep. Griffin: School resumes with record state funding on tap

State Rep. Beth Griffin today said that local schools in the communities she serves will see a record amount of state funding for K-12 education in the next school aid budget. Griffin, of Mattawan, said every school district in the state will receive an additional $60 per student under the 2017-18 budget, with smaller, rural…