Rep. Kesto welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Klint Kesto welcomed Deacon Rodney Abasso to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Abasso is deacon of St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Troy. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Tom Leonard.

Kesto testifies on plan to help victims report crime

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Klint Kesto, chair of the House Law and Justice Commitee, today testified before the panel on his plan to prohibit anyone in a position of authority from preventing an individual from reporting a crime, including criminal sexual conduct. The legislation was submitted in response to the recent Larry Nassar scandal. #####

Rep. Kesto tours state psychiatric facilities with mental health task force

State Rep. Klint Kesto of Commerce Township, fifth from left, joined his colleagues from the House’s mental health task force Thursday for tours of two state psychiatric facilities. Kesto, co-chair of the task force, said it was beneficial to learn more about the Hawthorne Center in Northville, which provides intensive inpatient psychiatric services to children…

Rep Kesto Polar Plunge

Rep. Kesto takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

State Rep. Klint Kesto of Commerce Township this afternoon took part in the sixth annual Legislative Polar Plunge on the Capitol lawn to benefit Special Olympics Michigan.  “It is an honor to play a small part in helping to raise awareness for such an important cause,” said Rep. Kesto. “Providing financial support for Michigan families is…

Wixom first responders join Rep. Kesto for 9/11 ceremony at Capitol

State Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, was joined in the Capitol rotunda by Lt. Ronald Moore of the Wixom Police Department and Wixom Fire Chief Jeff Roberts, Southeast Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs president, prior to the Michigan House of Representatives’ Sept. 11 memorial service on the House floor. House members invited first responders and…

Kesto, local firefighter take part in House ceremony commemorating 9/11 anniversary

Kesto, local firefighter take part in House ceremony commemorating 9/11 anniversary

Rep. Klint Kesto (left) stands with firefighter Daniel Dawe of the West Bloomfield Fire Department in the state Capitol rotunda today. Kesto invited Dawe to be his guest as the Michigan House of Representatives conducted a special session honoring first responders and members of the military who lost their lives in the line of duty…

House approves Kesto bill to continue protecting motorists

  State Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 4093, which maintains stiff sentencing guidelines for drivers who are stopped by law enforcement with blood alcohol content (BAC) levels of 0.08. The bill received unanimous support from the House and now goes to the Senate for consideration