Rep. Roberts welcomes special guest for State of the State address

State Rep. Brett Roberts, left, today welcomed John Forell, right, to the Capitol for Gov. Rick Snyder’s annual State of the State address. Forell, owner of Forell Farms and former chairman of the Eaton County Board of Commissioners, joined Roberts, R-Charlotte, on the House floor while the governor presented his priorities for the coming year….

Rep. Roberts takes oath of office, kicking off second term in Lansing

State Rep. Brett Roberts today took the oath of office in the state Capitol to begin his second term representing the 65th House District. Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (right) welcomed all legislators and guests to the Capitol for today’s inaugural ceremonies. Roberts was joined by his wife Megan, daughter Devin,…

Rep. Roberts hosts Henrietta Township firefighter at state Capitol

PHOTO: State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Eaton Township, welcomes Henrietta Township Fire Department Capt. Andrew Grimes to the state Capitol for a ceremony honoring first responders. Grimes, who also serves as Henrietta Township Supervisor, has been with the fire department for 22 years, 14 of which he has served as captain. The ceremony marked the anniversary…

Rep. Roberts joins Gov. Snyder for ceremonial bill-signing of P.A. 116 reforms

Gov. Rick Snyder held a bill-signing ceremony Tuesday for legislation sponsored by state Reps. Brett Roberts and Dan Lauwers to eliminate tax delays for farmers. Shown in back, from left, are Rep. Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, Michigan Farm Bureau President Carl Bednarski, and Rep. Roberts, R-Eaton Township.

Rep. Roberts visits Arnold Elementary for March reading

State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Charlotte, helped kindergarten students at Arnold Elementary in Michigan Center celebrate March is Reading Month on March 18 with the book, “How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?”. Rep. Roberts, a sixth-generation farmer with 20 years of experience growing row crops, said relating the story to children is a highlight for…

Rep. Roberts invites Liberty Township Supervisor to State of the State address

PHOTO: State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Eaton Township (middle-left) tonight welcomed Liberty Township Supervisor and fellow farmer Jim Spink (far right) to the Michigan House floor for the State of the State address. The speech is given annually by the governor to provide citizens with an update on the current condition of the state and to detail…

Rep. Roberts invites Henrietta Township assistant fire chief to state Capitol

PHOTO CUTLINE: State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Eaton Township, hosts Henrietta Township Assistant Fire Chief Phil Poxson at the state Capitol for a ceremony honoring local heroes. First responders from across the state were welcomed by legislators to attend a ceremony to remember victims and honor heroes who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks…

Rep. Roberts’ hunting bill signed by governor

Legislative package redefines firearms   Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation authored by state Rep. Brett Roberts that clarifies appropriate hunting practices. House Bill 4154 is Rep. Roberts’ first to be approved by both houses of the Legislature and signed into law by the governor. The bill, now Public Act 24 of 2015,…

Rep. Roberts spends day reading to students in Jackson

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Eaton Township last week read to students at Northwest Elementary School in Jackson. Rep. Roberts is visiting schools throughout the 65th District to read to students for March is Reading month. Rep. Roberts will be visiting students at Onsted Elementary School on Friday, March 20. Rep. Roberts also toured the…

Rep. Roberts welcomes Jackson College officials to testify before House committee

Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Eaton Township, along with Jackson College’s Jeremy Frew, Dean of Occupational Education, and Provost Rebekah Woods testified on Feb. 12 before the House Commerce and Trade Committee. Roberts, Frew and Dr. Woods gave a presentation on Jackson College’s dual enrollment program—Jackson Area College and Career Connection Early/Middle College, also known as JAC3—which…