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

State Rep. Joe Bellino, left, welcomed Doug Chaffin, president and CEO of Monroe Bank and Trust, to the House chamber for Gov. Rick Snyder’s annual State of the State address. Bellino, R-Monroe, was allowed to invite one guest to join them on the House floor as the governor presented his agenda for the coming year.

Rep. Bellino ceremoniously sworn into office

State Rep. Joe Bellino, R-Monroe, was ceremoniously sworn into office today at the state Capitol by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman. He was joined by friends (from left) Jeff Kaiser, Tommy O’Leary and Randy Wylie.