Rep. Yaroch to host spring listening tour

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch of Richmond will host a ‘Spring Listening Tour’ to connect directly with people throughout the community. Rep. Yaroch will also be visiting local boards and councils. “Talking to my neighbors and listening to their concerns about state government continues to be one of the most important parts of my job,” Yaroch said….

Rep. Yaroch joined by local official for State of the State address

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch of Richmond was joined by Tim Bussineau at the state Capitol for the annual State of the State address. Bussineau, a Macomb Township Trustee, has spent almost 16 years as a social studies teacher with Romeo Community Schools. “I was glad to hear the Governor talk about roads, car insurance and…

Rep. Yaroch continues to prioritize road repairs for Michigan residents

Measure redirects corporate subsidies to state’s infrastructure State Rep. Jeff Yaroch recently introduced a proposal to redirect an additional $60 million in existing state funds to help fix Michigan roads each year. Yaroch’s plan redirects a portion of revenue raised from the Indian Gaming Compact to the Michigan Transportation Fund to help repair roads across…

Rep. Yaroch continues fight to help Macomb County repair roads

Proposal improves funding distribution formula State Rep. Jeff Yaroch continued his fight to bring Macomb County more money to repair roads with a proposal introduced last week in the Michigan House. Yaroch’s plan provides a more equitable distribution of road repair money by putting more emphasis on the number of lanes roadways have — rather…

Rep. Yaroch to play key role in state’s budget process

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch has been appointed by Speaker Lee Chatfield to serve on the House Appropriations Committee during the 2019-20 legislative session. Yaroch, of Richmond, will chair the House subcommittee charged with setting the budgets of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and the Department of Insurance and Financial Services. “It’s a…

Rep. Yaroch takes oath during opening of the 100th Legislature

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch of Richmond was joined by his wife, Sara, at the state Capitol Wednesday to officially open the 100th Michigan Legislature. Rep. Yaroch was administered the oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget McCormack.

Macomb delegation: Give communities more control over fireworks

The Michigan House today voted to give local municipalities more control over the sale, use and safety of consumer-grade fireworks within their borders after approving bipartisan plans sponsored by Macomb County legislators. State Reps. John Chirkun, Diana Farrington, Kevin Hertel, Pamela Hornberger, Peter Lucido, Steve Marino, William Sowerby and Jeff Yaroch combined in a joint…

Yaroch, Marino: Governor has duty to decide on requests for removal of elected officials

Issue surrounding Macomb Township trustee inspires legislation State Reps. Jeff Yaroch and Steve Marino have introduced a plan requiring the governor’s office to promptly make a determination when anyone makes a formal request for the removal of an elected official due to gross neglect of duty or corrupt conduct in office. The legislators, who each…

Rep. Yaroch to host fall listening tour

State Rep. Jeff Yaroch, of Richmond, will host a “Fall Listening Tour” and visit local board and councils throughout the community. “It is important that as your state representative I stay accessible to all residents and hear your concerns,” Rep. Yaroch said. “This listening tour gives residents the opportunity to ask questions and to hear…

Rep. Yaroch welcomes guests for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jeff Yaroch, of Richmond, was joined this week by Ray Township Fire Chief Jim DiMaria and his wife, Cindy, for the Michigan House of Representatives annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol.  The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of…