Rep. Howrylak testifies in House Health Policy Committee

State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy testified in the House Health Policy Committee this week in support of House Bill 5158. The legislation seeks to address gaps in services provided to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing children and their families. Members of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing community also attended the hearing…

Rep Howrylak and Pastor Bouchard offer the invocation

Rep. Howrylak invites local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy (right) on Thursday welcomed Pastor Michael Bouchard (center) to the Michigan Capitol to give the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Bouchard is a pastor at Kensington Church in Troy.

Rep Howrylak and two members of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan

Rep. Howrylak declares Black April Memorial Week in Michigan

Representative Martin Howrylak of Troy (center) was joined by Hoa Dinh (left) and An Nguyen (right) of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan on the House floor for the adoption of House Resolution 73, to declare April 24 – 30, 2017 as Black April Memorial Week in the state of Michigan. April 30 this year…

Rep. Howrylak bill that reforms school discipline signed into law

Participating in Gov. Rick Snyder’s bill signing ceremony today of Public Act 364 of 2016 were Rep. Peter Lucido, Rep. Andy Schor, Rep. Adam Zemke, Rep. David LaGrand and Rep. Martin Howrylak. This legislation was part of a bill package that will provide schools with greater discretion regarding the decision to suspend or expel a…

Troy business leader joins Rep. Howrylak for the State of the State Address

State Rep Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, was joined by Paul Zapatka, the president for Advanced Home Care, for this evening’s State of the State address. Gov. Rick Snyder’s annual address to the joint session of the House and Senate in the Capitol begins the new legislative session by outlining goals for the upcoming year, while also…

Rep. Howrylak renews commitment to 41st District

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, was administered the oath of office today by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the floor of the House of Representatives in Lansing. Joining Rep. Howrylak to officially start his third term representing the 41st District was legislative assistants Amanda Gill and Ray Watts.

Rep. Howrylak, House honor Pearl Harbor survivor

State Representative Martin Howrylak joined the Michigan House of Representatives today in honoring Don Bloomfield, a survivor of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. One of the few remaining Michigan-based survivors of Pearl Harbor, Bloomfield received a standing ovation from the House members on the 75th anniversary of the attack. “The 75th anniversary of the…

Troy Reverend gives invocation at House

Rep. Martin Howrylak and the members of the state House welcomed the Very Reverend Father Mina D. Essak of St. Mark Coptic Church in Troy to the floor of the House of Representatives. The Very Reverend Father Mina D. Essak gave the invocation before the House session in the Capitol building today. “It was an…

Rep. Howrylak welcomes local students as Rep. for a Day

Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, welcomed fifth grader Bryson Miles from Troy Union Elementary and first grader Isabelle Morishita from Clawson Kenwood Elementary to the state capital to take part in the “Rep for a Day” event on Sept. 29. Among the highlights for the students was a swearing-in ceremony on the House floor, a tour…