Rep. Tedder invites local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Tedder of Clarkston, right, welcomed Father Michael Manos, center, to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Manos is associate priest of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Troy. They were joined at the rostrum by Speaker Tom Leonard.

Local first responders join Rep. Tedder at Sept. 11 Service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Tedder, of Clarkston, hosted Waterford Police Sgt. Mike Harris and Patrol Officer Scott Ritter as his guests for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the…

Rep. Tedder welcomes Jefferson International Academy students

Rep. Tedder of Clarkston welcomed third grade students from Jefferson International Academy to the state Capitol recently. “It’s wonderful to see students from my community learning about their state government in such an interactive way, ” Tedder said.  “This is a great experience for these young people.” Jefferson International Academy is in Waterford. .  

Rep. Tedder takes Polar Plunge

Rep. Tedder takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

  State Rep. Jim Tedder of Clarkston this afternoon took part in the sixth annual Legislative Polar Plunge on the Capitol lawn to benefit Special Olympics Michigan. This was his third year participating. Special Olympics Michigan places a pool on the Capitol lawn and invites legislators to raise funds for the group and take a…

Rep. Tedder, Mayor Percival listen to governor’s State of the State

State Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston, attended the governor’s state of the state address today along with his guests, Mayor Steven Percival (left) and his wife Debbie Percival (center). ### Rep. Tedder represents part of Oakland County including part of Waterford Township, the city of Lake Angelus, the village of Clarkston city and Independence Township. His…

Rep. Tedder tours Mackinac Bridge

State Rep. Jim Tedder of Clarkston recently toured the Mackinac Bridge with fellow legislators. “This once in a lifetime opportunity allowed me to experience the beauty of our state in a unique way and truly appreciate its significance to the Great Lakes region,” said Tedder. 

Rep. Tedder presents flag to local resident and Marine Corps private

State Rep. Jim Tedder today recognized Clarkston resident and U.S. Marine Pvt. Vincent Savino with a flag presentation at the state Capitol. Savino, a 2013 graduate of Clarkston High School, recently graduated from basic training and is now a U.S. Marine. “I am honored to welcome Private Savino to the Capitol to celebrate this excellent…

Rep. Tedder takes ceremonial oath of office

State Rep. Jim Tedder, R- Clarkston, is sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young Jr. (left). He was joined by (from left) sons Briggs and JT, daughter Athena, and wife Nancy.