Rep. Sheppard elected to vital Michigan House leadership position for 2019-20

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today was named to a key leadership role by his Michigan House colleagues for the 2019-20 legislative session. Sheppard will serve as the majority caucus whip, a job of critical importance in communicating key information among legislators. Sheppard will inform colleagues about important issues and decisions coming up on…

Reps. Bellino, Sheppard: School safety grants will benefit southeast Michigan

State Reps. Joe Bellino and Jason Sheppard this week welcomed the announcement of $25 million in grants to improve school building safety across Michigan, including money specifically for schools in Monroe County and southern Wayne County. Both legislators have voted in favor of school safety initiatives in the state Legislature, including approval of the money…

Rep. Sheppard schedules ‘Sit Down with Sheppard’ dates for October

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his October in-district office hours. Times and locations are as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 10: 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Gander’s Family Restaurant, 4219 Luna Pier Road in Luna Pier. Monday, Oct. 15: 8-9 a.m. at Old 23 Grill, 3168 Lewis…

Rep. Sheppard announces in-district office hours Oct. 1

State Rep. Jason Sheppard, of Temperance, welcomes residents to meet with him for local, in-district office hours. Residents can sit down with Rep. Sheppard Monday, Oct. 1, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Dena’s Family Restaurant, 15391 S. Dixie Hwy in Monroe. “Hearing from residents during monthly office hours allows me to accurately represent the voices of…

Rep. Sheppard schedules ‘Sit Down with Sheppard’ dates for September

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his September in-district office hours. Times and locations are as follows: Friday, Sept. 14 from 8 to 9 a.m. at Erie Restaurant, 9788 S. Dixie Hwy. in Erie. Thursday, Sept. 20 from 8 to 9 a.m. at DaCapo…

Rep. Sheppard honors local first responders at Michigan House Sept. 11 ceremony

    PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today hosted Detective Rob Moody (left) and Detective Mike McClain (right) of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office for the House’s Sept. 11 Memorial Service. The observance at the state Capitol memorializes Michigan first responders and military members who died in the line of duty in…

Come sit down with Rep. Sheppard this Friday

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him for coffee and conversation this Friday, Aug. 24 at Ottawa Lake Co-Op Elevator Co., 7433 Lynch Road in Ottawa Lake from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. No appointments are necessary to attend office hours. Those unable to attend may contact…

Rep. Sheppard continues ‘Sit Down with Sheppard’ in August

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his August in-district office hours. The times and locations are as follows: Monday, Aug. 6 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Dena’s Family Restaurant, 15391 S Dixie Hwy in Monroe; Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m….

Rep. Sheppard continues ‘Sit Down with Sheppard’ in July

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his July in-district office hours. The times and locations are as follows: Tuesday, July 17 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at DaCapo Coffee, 7370 Lewis Ave. B in Temperance; Monday, July 23 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at…

House approves Rep. Sheppard’s plan to create the Innovative Transportation Fund

The state House this week approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Jason Sheppard to create the Innovative Transportation Fund to help fix Michigan roads. The Innovative Transportation Fund within the State Trunkline Fund specifies the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to administer funds and allows individuals to submit ideas for improving construction methods or improved…

Rep. Sheppard invites residents to local office hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents to join him for local office hours throughout June. “I enjoy these opportunities to meet with people and hear about the issues that matter most to them,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I look forward to listening to our neighbors, addressing their concerns and working through solutions for the…