Rep. Chatfield talks with veterans visiting the Capitol

  State Representative Lee Chatfield of Levering meets with veterans at the Capitol during a recent visit. “Meeting with veterans from across the state and my district is important to me,” Rep. Chatfield said. “Those who have served our great nation deserve our respect and recognition for their sacrifices.”

Rep. Chatfield discusses issues with members of the community

Rep. Lee Chatfield discusses the important issues facing our state with residents of the 107th House district. Rep. Chatfield hosts monthly office hours around the district to reach out to constituents to get their opinion on how to continue to help Michigan succeed.

Rep. Chatfield welcomes art contest winners to Capitol

Rep. Lee Chatfield of Levering welcomed Ottawa Elementary students, Gwen Chrysler (left) and Kelsi Caporosso (right) to the state Capitol earlier this week. The Petoskey students were selected as winners of the Michigan Youth for Service poster contest and received an award at the Governor’s Service Awards banquet.

Rep. Chatfield welcomes Cheboygan Area students to the Capitol

State Rep. Lee Chatfield of Levering today welcomed three students from Cheboygan Area High School’s automotive technology program to the state Capitol. Garrett Brown, Austin Landon and Kegan Comps traveled to Lansing to showcase new equipment and technology. They were joined by teacher James Lafrinere (at right).

Rep. Chatfield kicks off March is Reading Month with local author

State Rep. Lee Chatfield welcomed Cheboygan County resident Johnathan Rand (third from left), author of the Michigan Chillers and American Chillers book series, to the state Capitol yesterday. He presented Rand with a tribute, accompanied by Sen. Wayne Schmidt and Rep. Sue Allor. “Johnathan Rand has captured the imagination of kids everywhere with his books,”…

Rep. Chatfield hosts LSSU President to state Capitol

State Rep. Lee Chatfield of Levering recently welcomed Lake Superior State University President Peter Mitchell, to the state Capitol. Mitchell was selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as president in 2017.

Rep. Chatfield presents tribute to Stafford’s Hospitality in Petoskey

State Rep. Lee Chatfield recently presented members of Stafford’s Hospitality with a tribute from the state recognizing their “Thriving Petoskey Award” from the Petoskey Area Chamber of Commerce. Stafford’s Hospitality was honored at the annual Breakfast for Champions event in December.

Rep. Chatfield welcomes family of former local Rep. Steve Andrews to the Capitol

State Rep. Lee Chatfield (right) of Levering welcomed the family of former state Rep. Steve Andrews to the state Capitol on Wednesday to receive a memorial resolution. Joining Chatfield on the House floor, from left, Dana Andrews, Kolby Andrews, state Rep. Sue Allor, Elsa Schaller and Karen Andrews. Andrews served in the Michigan House from…

Sault Ste. Marie Police Chief joins Rep. Chatfield for 9/11 ceremony at Capitol

State Rep. Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, was joined in the Capitol rotunda by Sault Ste. Marie Police Chief John Riley prior to the Michigan House of Representatives’ Sept. 11 memorial service on the House floor. House members invited first responders and members of the military as their guests during the ceremony, which marked the anniversary of…

House unveils bipartisan FOIA reform package in light of ‘Sunshine Week’

Rep. Chatfield: Transparency is not a partisanship issue Rep. Chatfield today participated in a bipartisan press conference to unveil a package of bills to increase government transparency. Perfectly timed during Sunshine Week, a nationwide celebration of access to public information, the bipartisan legislation will reform Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). “Transparency is not a…

Rep. Chatfield welcomes maple syrup producers to speak in support of legislation

Bill exempts maple sap transport from seasonal road restrictions   State Rep. Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, today welcomed maple syrup producers from the Upper and Lower peninsulas to the Capitol to testify in support of House Bill 4418 before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. HB 4418, sponsored by Rep. Chatfield, adds maple sap to…