Grand Traverse fire official joins Rep. Inman for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Larry Inman, of Traverse City, is joined today by Grand Traverse Metro Fire Chief Pat Parker for the House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 ceremony. The observance memorializes Michigan first responders and members of the military who died in the line of duty during the past year.

Rep. Inman helps secure record funding, key safety measures for Michigan’s students

Legislator votes to advance budget plan to governor State Rep. Larry Inman applauded final legislative approval this week of a new state budget that will save taxpayers money while improving the future of Michigan’s economy and education system. More than a quarter of the overall budget proposal will go to K-12 schools, with $14.8 billion…

Rep. Inman votes to make Michigan safer

Bipartisan bill package in response to Nassar scandal approved by House State Rep. Larry Inman, of Traverse City, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct: “This plan will make it virtually impossible for any kind of sexual predator to exist in…

Rep. Inman votes to support funding for Grand Traverse recreation projects

State Rep. Larry Inman today helped advance plans to fund public recreation improvements in Grand Traverse County. Inman, of Traverse City, voted in favor of a Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund plan approved by the Michigan House Appropriations Committee. The plan includes: Boardman Lake Trail in Traverse City: $300,000 for the loop project. Medalie…

Rep. Inman: Michigan House plan will help make schools safer

State Rep. Larry Inman of Traverse City said a plan approved this week by the House of Representatives would establish a system to further help Grand Traverse County schools improve building security. The cornerstone of the plan — approved with overwhelming bipartisan support — establishes a statewide commission to help review and audit security procedures…

Rep. Inman announces recreational grant recommendations for county

State Rep. Larry Inman today announced four recreational projects in Grand Traverse County have been recommended by the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board. Inman, of Traverse City, said the $844,400 in grants entail the Boardman Lake Loop Trail, Hickory Hills and the Timbers Recreation Area Trail in Long Lake Township. Funding for the projects…

Rep. Inman explains ‘no’ vote on income tax

State Rep. Larry C. Inman, of Traverse City, issued the following statement after a 12-hour session regarding his ‘no’ vote on the income tax bill that was defeated on the House floor this morning at 2:30 a.m.: “House Bill 4001 has a significant negative fiscal impact to Michigan’s budget and I believe that it is…

Rep. Inman touts support for school budget bill

State Rep. Larry Inman, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement today regarding his decision to support the education funding portion of the Fiscal Year 2017 budget: “I am voting in favor of Senate Bill 801 because of the increased funding for K-12, community colleges, and higher education. “I have worked tirelessly as a member of…

Rep. Inman issues statement on omnibus budget no-vote

State Rep. Larry Inman, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement today regarding his decision to vote against the Fiscal Year 2017 General Fund budget (House Bill 5294) in light of the Michigan Department of Corrections’ decision to close Pugsley Correctional Facility in Kingsley as a cost-cutting measure: “I just voted against this budget bill because…

Rep. Inman issues statement on decision to close Pugsley prison

The Michigan Department of Corrections today announced it will close Pugsley Correctional Facility in Kingsley as a cost-cutting measure. State Rep. Larry Inman, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement: “I am disappointed with the Department of Corrections’ decision to close the Pugsley Correctional Facility, which will cause over 230 employees to lose their jobs and…