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…