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Rep. Chatfield announces January office hours

State Representative Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of January.   “The most important part of my job as a state Representative is listening to and acting upon the needs and concerns of the entire district,” said Rep. Chatfield. “That’s why my…

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Chatfield introduces legislation to cut income tax, eliminate over time

Chatfield: It’s time Michigan families keep more of what they earn State Representative Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, introduced legislation today that would immediately reduce the income tax from 4.25 percent to 3.9 percent in 2018 and phase out 0.1 percent every year until eliminated. “There is no better way to help families, workers and seniors across the state than by…

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Rep. Chatfield posts perfect voting record during last session

State Rep. Lee Chatfield had a perfect voting record during the 98th legislative session, taking part in all recorded roll-call votes for the session that ended Dec. 28. Rep. Chatfield, R-Levering, who was recently chosen to serve as House speaker pro tempore of the new session, said he was elected to represent people in Northern…

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Rep. Chatfield announces December office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of December. “Staying accessible to the people of Northern Michigan is very important to me, and that is why my staff and I have held monthly office hours in every county throughout the district for 23 consecutive…

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Rep. Chatfield announces November office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of November.   “Since taking office, my staff and I have held monthly office hours in every county throughout the district for 22 consecutive months,” said Rep. Chatfield. “Monthly office hours is a great opportunity for me to stay…

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Rep. Chatfield elected to key House leadership position

State Rep. Lee Chatfield today was elected as the Speaker Pro Tempore for the Michigan House of Representative’s 2017-2018 legislative session. He will be second in line in leadership of the 110 members of the Michigan House of Representatives. The Speaker Pro Tempore helps preside over House proceedings, moderate debate, make rulings on procedure and…

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Rep. Chatfield announces October office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of October. “I am committed to staying in touch with residents and monthly office hours is a great opportunity for people to share their concerns and opinions,” said Rep. Chatfield. Since taking office, Rep….

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Bipartisan FOIA reform bills clear House

Chatfield: It’s time to set a new standard in Michigan The House today approved legislation to reform Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), creating the Legislative Open Records Act and subjecting the governor and state lawmakers and their employees to greater transparency starting Jan. 1, 2017. State Rep. Lee Chatfield, who sponsors one of the…

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Rep. Chatfield announces September office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of September. “As your state representative, I want to be as accessible as possible,” said Rep. Chatfield, R-Levering. “Local monthly office hours is a great way to make myself available and responsive to the…

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Rep. Chatfield announces August office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of August. “I welcome anyone to join me at an upcoming office hours meeting in their area. It is very important for me to meet face-to-face with people so I can listen to their…

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Rep. Chatfield announces July office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of July. “Traveling across my district every week and consistently holding monthly office hours in every county has allowed me to stay accessible to the people I represent. I am committed to keeping in…

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Rep. Chatfield announces June office hours

State Rep. Lee Chatfield invites residents of the 107th House District to join him during local office hours for the month of June. “Open and honest communication with residents is crucial to having state government that is accountable,” said Rep. Chatfield, R-Levering. “I invite all residents to attend a local office hour gathering to share…