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…

Rep. Sheppard announces June district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his June in-district office hours. “Elected officials should be accessible and listen to those they represent,” Sheppard said. “I always enjoy feedback from residents and this is a great opportunity to have an open discussion.” The times and…

Rep. Sheppard joins Michigan House in approving record funding for K-12 schools

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance joined his Michigan House colleagues in approving a state budget plan that includes $100 more per student for the state’s K-12 public schools. “We are proposing record amounts of money for our local schools, and it is the right place to invest taxpayer money,” Sheppard said after this week’s…

Rep. Sheppard on the House passed budget

“We are increasing funding for K-12 education to the highest level in the state’s history. This is money going directly into the classroom to give our children the best possible shot at success.”

Meet with Rep. Sheppard during May district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents of the 56th District to meet with him during his May in-district office hours. “I enjoy having an opportunity to meet with neighbors and hear their perspectives on the issues we face in this state,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I was elected to represent their interests, and every…

Rep. Sheppard introduces plan to help decrease car insurance costs

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today introduced legislation to help drivers and families financially saddled by Michigan’s exorbitant automobile insurance rates. “Michigan residents deserve to have choices when it comes to automobile insurance so they have the opportunity to lower costs for their families,” Sheppard said. “When we’re dictated what the level of coverage…

Rep. Sheppard to host in-district office hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites Monroe County residents to meet with him during his April in-district office hours. “It’s very important to me that people have plenty of opportunities to share their thoughts and concerns, and ask me any questions they have about state government,” Rep. Sheppard said. “I’ve made an effort to…

Rep. Sheppard supports package to expand students’ class choice

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance was pleased to vote today for a merit curriculum legislative package he co-sponsored, knowing it would help Monroe County high school students prepare for a career after graduation. “Employers in southeast Michigan are looking for workers who have the training and experience in skilled trades and computer coding, so…