Rep. Yaroch supports budget to fix Michigan roads and bridges

The House Appropriations Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee approved a budget recommendation that increases funding for road and bridge construction lines for the state, counties and cities, state Rep. Jeff Yaroch announced. “I heard the residents of my district loud and clear when they said, ‘fix the roads,’” said Yaroch, of Richmond. “I intend to follow…

Rep. Yaroch supports more career-oriented classes for students

A Merit Curriculum bill package got a ‘yes’ vote from state Rep. Jeff Yaroch Thursday, giving high school students and their families added options toward graduation on the way to post-high school career preparation. “This legislation gives more control to the students while also helping the Macomb County region get more professionals in skilled trades…

Rep. Yaroch announces local office hours

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch of Richmond will host office hours throughout spring and encourages residents to bring their thoughts or concerns about state government. “Serving the people of our community is important to me, and I encourage residents to join me to discuss the problems and issues that matter to them,” Yaroch said. Rep. Yaroch’s…

Michigan House approves urgent funding for Macomb County sinkhole

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved a funding bill urgently needed to address health and safety issues related to the Macomb County sinkhole emergency. The bill approved with bipartisan support includes $3 million from the state to help protect people, property and the environment from potential sewage overflows as crews continue to address the sinkhole…

Rep. Yaroch keeps promise to be accountable

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch joined his fellow representatives during a Capitol press conference today, adding to the bipartisan support for an 11-bill package geared toward expanding government transparency. “Government that truly works for the people is also accountable to the people,” said Yaroch, of Richmond. “What we do to help the citizens of Michigan must…

Rep. Yaroch: Government works for residents, not vice versa

Making government transparent and working for Michigan residents are among the reasons state Rep. Jeff Yaroch, of Richmond, supports improving public access to employee information at the House of Representatives. “To put it simply, government is supposed to work for the people and not the other way around,” said Rep. Yaroch. “Speaker Tom Leonard’s efforts…

Rep. Yaroch appreciates speech’s call to help local communities

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch, R-Richmond, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s remarks during the State of the State speech at the Capitol on Tuesday: “We have worked to rebuild the state for the past six years, so I’m glad the focus is moving towards improving our local communities. From serving on…

Rep. Yaroch announces opening of Lansing office, encourages feedback

The Lansing office for state Rep. Jeff Yaroch officially opened on Tuesday. “We are both honored and excited to get to work in Lansing for the people of the 33rd District,” said Rep. Yaroch, R-Richmond. “Our first duty is to be available to the people of the 33rd District. Please contact my office with questions,…