Rep. Lower joined by local officials for Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Lower (left), of Cedar Lake, invited Montcalm County Register of Deeds Lori Wilson (center) and Michael Mazzola (right) of the Stanton City Commission as his guests for Tuesday’s State of the State address inside Lansing’s State Capitol building. Gov. Rick Snyder presented his plans and goals for the upcoming year…

Rep. Lower sets January office hours

State Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar Lake has announced his January in-district office hours. Rep. Lower will be available at the following times and locations: Monday, Jan. 22 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Margo’s Family Restaurant, 215 S. Lafayette St. in Greenville; Monday, Jan. 22 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Legislative Update at…

Rep. Lower and wife Kristen welcome birth of first child

State Rep. Jim Lower and his wife Kristen welcomed their first child to the world this week. Aaron James Lower was born at 3:46 a.m. on Dec. 18 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gratiot in Alma, weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces. “This blessing from God joins us just in time for Christmas, and we could not be…

Rep. Lower invites residents to chronic wasting disease townhall

State Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar Lake is inviting residents of Montcalm County to a townhall event on chronic wasting disease on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Montcalm County Fairgrounds, 8784 Peck Road in Greenville at the Ash Foundation Building. “The discovery of chronic wasting disease in our area is…

Michigan House approves Lower’s Sandhill crane hunting resolution

State Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar Lake today praised his colleagues in the Michigan House of Representatives for approving his resolution calling for the establishment of a hunting season to address Sandhill crane overpopulation. House Resolution 154 encourages the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to add Sandhill cranes to the game species list and seek approval…

Rep. Lower’s Sandhill crane hunting resolution advances

The House Natural Resources Committee today advanced state Rep. Jim Lower’s resolution encouraging the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to add Sandhill cranes to the game species list and seek approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to establish a hunting season in Michigan. Michigan is home to an increasing population of Sandhill cranes, with…

Rep. Lower to host October office hours

  State Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar Lake today announced his October in-district office hours schedule. Rep. Lower will be available at the following times and locations: Friday, Oct. 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Tony’s Restaurant, 518 W. Washington St. in St. Louis; Monday, Oct. 16 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at McKenna’s…

Lower proposes solution to Sandhill crane overpopulation

State Rep. Jim Lower today introduced a House resolution encouraging the Natural Resources Commission to add Sandhill cranes to the game species list and seek U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approval establishing a Sandhill crane hunting season. Michigan is home to an increasing number of Sandhill cranes, with an estimated 23,082 reported in a 2015…

Rep. Lower praises SepticSmart Week on House floor

State Rep. Jim Lower today offered House Resolution 146 to declare Sept. 18-22, 2017 as SepticSmart Week in the state of Michigan. Lower said proper septic system use and routine care are vital to protecting public health, preserving our highly valued ground water, lakes, streams and waterways, and avoiding costly repairs that can result from…

Rep. Lower to host September office hours

State Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar Lake today announced his September in-district office hours schedule. Rep. Lower will be available on Monday, Sept. 18 at the following times and locations: 9 to 10 a.m. at the Crystal Lake Café, 216 W. Lake St. in Crystal; and 11:45 to 12:45 p.m. at Dogtown Restaurant, 206 S….

Area first responder is guest of Rep. Lower for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Jim Lower, of Cedar Lake, was joined Thursday by Montcalm County Sheriff Mike Williams as his guest at the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past…