Rep. Sheppard announces December district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his December in-district office hours. The times and locations are as follows: Friday, Dec. 8 from 8 to 9 a.m. at Tim Hortons, 107 Cabelas Blvd. E. in Dundee; and Monday, Dec. 11 from 8 to 9 a.m….

Rep. Sheppard announces November district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his November in-district office hours. “I made a commitment to remain accessible to my constituents while serving as their state representative,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I am proud that we have held nearly 40 consecutive district hours throughout every…

Reps. Bellino, Sheppard will continue fight to lower auto insurance rates

State Reps. Joe Bellino and Jason Sheppard said they would continue the fight to bring lower auto insurance rates for all Michigan drivers. Bellino and Sheppard both voted in favor of House Bill 5013, which would guarantee lower rates for all drivers in Michigan – the state with the highest car insurance rates in the…

Rep. Sheppard highlights ease and necessity of common-sense library initiative

State Rep. Jason Sheppard today voted in favor of a bill that allows Michigan to join the Interstate Library Compact. The measure will permit Michigan’s public libraries to enter into agreements for full access to libraries across state lines. Currently, Michigan is not a member and residents who live close to state borders, including those…

Rep. Sheppard praises committee’s passage of auto rate reduction legislation

State Rep. Jason Sheppard today voiced his approval of the House Insurance Committee passage of legislation that reforms Michigan’s broken auto no-fault insurance system. House Bill 5013 allows drivers to choose unlimited coverage as well as other different levels of personal injury protection (PIP), cracks down on fraud and abuse, and reins in medical costs…

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…