Crawford bill protects pharmacists, deters opioid overdose

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi introduced a bill Wednesday to allow pharmacists to use their professional judgment to refuse a prescription for a controlled substance. Many pharmacists have expressed they often believe that certain prescriptions were not written in good faith, or filled without a legitimate medical purpose, but do not refuse the prescription…

Crawford lauds plan to increase government transparency

Representative: FOIA rules should apply to Legislature, governor’s office State Rep. Kathy Crawford today praised the introduction of an 11-bill bipartisan plan that makes state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. Crawford, of Novi, joined her colleagues today in announcing the reform plan to make the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the…

Rep. Crawford welcomes back-to-back volleyball state champs to Capitol

Novi High School varsity volleyball earns special tribute from lawmaker State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, welcomed the Novi High School varsity volleyball team to the state Capitol today to recognize its accomplishment as 2016 Class A State Champions. The Novi High School volleyball team won its second consecutive Class A state title by beating Rockford…

Rep. Crawford announces fall office hours

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, invites local residents to attend “Coffee with Crawford” this fall. “This is a fantastic opportunity for folks in the community to speak with me informally about anything on their minds,” said Rep. Crawford. “As your state representative I want to hear from the people that I represent and I want…

Rep. Crawford welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winner to the Capitol

Novi Meadows student takes oath as ‘Junior Representative’ State Rep. Kathy Crawford today hosted a very special guest in Lansing when Lexi Maxton joined the lawmaker as “Representative for a Day.” Lexi was selected as the winner of Rep. Crawford’s summer reading contest. The reading contest—which took place between June and September—invited elementary school students…

Rep. Crawford welcomes local heroes to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

Fire Chief Ken VanSparrentac (right) and Deputy Fire Chief Doug Berry (left) of Lyon Township join state Rep. Kathy Crawford in the Capitol rotunda as her guests during the annual House of Representatives 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. House members invited first responders and members of the military from their communities to be their guests for the…

Rep. Crawford speaks at Novi events

Lawmaker spends in-district time meeting with local residents State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, today met with local residents in Novi and spoke at two events focused on seniors and adult education.  Rep. Crawford kicked-off the day as guest speaker of the Michigan Association of Senior Centers (MASC) and Michigan Recreation and Park Association (mParks) Senior…

Rep. Crawford kicks-off Summer Reading Contest for local students

Lawmaker offers winning contestant chance to be “State Rep. for a Day” State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, is encouraging students to continue to read this summer after school gets out by hosting a local summer reading program. Rep. Crawford launched the Summer Reading Contest by visiting Sayre Elementary School in South Lyon where she met…

Rep. Crawford kicks-off Summer Reading Contest for local students

Lawmaker offers winning contestant chance to be “State Rep. for a Day” State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, is encouraging students to continue to read this summer after school gets out by hosting a local summer reading program. Rep. Crawford launched the Summer Reading Contest by visiting Sayre Elementary School in South Lyon where she met…

Rep. Crawford joins experts to provide senior presentation to House committee

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, today joined certified experts to provide an informative senior center presentation to update the Families, Children and Seniors House Committee. Appearing with Rep. Crawford were Stephanie Moore, associate director/program director for Oceana County Council on Aging and president of the Michigan Association of Senior Centers, as well as, Kelly Arndt,…