Rep. Sheppard supports dual enrollment for border school districts

In an effort to increase access to secondary education, state Rep. Jason Sheppard voted for giving area students more dual enrollment options today by supporting legislation to allow students in state border school districts to attend out-of-state programs. The House bill includes specific stipulation that the out-of-state educational facility be within 20 miles of the…

Rep. Sheppard announces October district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his October in-district office hours. “I believe being accessible is vital to open and honest government,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I welcome any resident with ideas or questions about local and state government to attend.” The times and locations…

Rep. Sheppard delivers plan to reform Michigan auto insurance

State Rep. Jason Sheppard today announced he is part of a bipartisan coalition to reform Michigan’s broken auto no-fault insurance system and dramatically cut costs for drivers. Sheppard supports soon-to-be-introduced legislation that will lower the cost of auto insurance in Michigan – which now has the highest rates in the nation – by offering motorists…

Rep. Sheppard announces informational meeting on auto insurance reform

State Rep. Jason Sheppard, of Temperance, invites residents to attend an informational meeting and conversation on the need for auto insurance reform with special guest state Rep. Lana Theis, chair of the House Insurance Committee. Rep. Theis, of Brighton, has been working with Rep. Sheppard to reform Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance and lower the cost…

Rep. Sheppard announces September district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his September in-district office hours. “Meeting face-to-face with residents and hearing their concerns, answering questions and helping them with issues involving state government is extremely important to me,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I encourage anyone who has feedback or…

Rep. Sheppard joined by first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jason Sheppard, of Temperance, today was joined by (from left) Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies Jeremy Peters and Marjorie Martin, Monroe Police Chief Charles McCormick and Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Modica as his guests for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders…

Rep. Sheppard announces August district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his August in-district office hours. “The insight I receive from residents is the most important tool I have when representing our community in Lansing,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I encourage anyone with questions or ideas about their state government…

Rep. Sheppard announces July district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his July in-district office hours. “Hosting office hours throughout my district provides another way for me to meet with people and hear their thoughts about things happening in Lansing or about issues closer to home,” Rep. Sheppard said. …

Rep. Sheppard welcomes Jackman Road Elementary students to Capitol

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance welcomed students from Jackman Road Elementary School in Temperance to the Capitol on June 6. “I’m excited to see young students interested in state government,” Rep. Sheppard said. “It’s so important that they learn about the significant role the Legislature plays and I encourage them to be informed and…

Rep. Sheppard encourages residents to enjoy Free Fishing Weekend

Free Fishing Weekend is June 10 and 11, and state Rep. Jason Sheppard encourages people to take advantage of the event by heading out to Lake Erie, River Raisin, or a nearby stream and cast a line. “Free Fishing Weekend is a great opportunity for residents to explore the family-friendly fishing options Monroe County has…