Rep. Wentworth voices support for bills that give students more education choice

State Rep. Jason Wentworth of Clare is a co-sponsor of merit curriculum legislation that will give students more flexibility in their high school education choices. “High school is about preparing for life after graduation and that’s what these four bills will do,” Wentworth said. “Employers are looking right now in central Michigan for workers who…

Rep. Wentworth holds first Military and Veterans Affairs Committee meeting

           State Rep. Jason Wentworth, of Clare, today held the first meeting of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. The committee heard testimony on a bill to require veteran employment preference at state veteran homes. “Today’s meeting was incredibly valuable in educating committee members about the importance of veterans caring for veterans,” said Rep….

Wentworth tapped as military/veterans chair

Representative to serve on three additional panels House Speaker Tom Leonard said today state Rep. Jason Wentworth will find excellent use for his U.S. Army service experience and recent work as a Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency regional coordinator as chair of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. Wentworth, of Clare, served with the military…

State Rep. Jason Wentworth to host local office hours

State Rep. Jason Wentworth today announced that he will hold office hours monthly, beginning Feb. 13, on the second Monday of each month at the following times and locations: 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Wheeler’s Restaurant located at 111 S. Main St. in Standish; 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Gladwin City Hall, 1000 W. Cedar…

Cops & Doughnuts President Attends Snyder’s Speech

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, R-Clare, on Tuesday hosted Greg Rynearson at Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2017 State of the State speech. Rynearson is the president of Cops & Doughnuts, headquartered in Clare, and is one of nine cop-owners. The governor uses the speech to announce his agenda for the coming year. Each state representative is allowed…

Wentworth sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, R-Clare, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 97th House District lawmaker for the event, from left, were his wife, Heather; daughters Alexa, Makayla and Kiley; and his mother and father, Robin and Leonard. This is…