Rep. Calley plans local office hours in March

State Rep. Julie Calley invites residents to office hours in two communities during March. Calley, of Portland, will meet with constituents on the following dates: Friday, March 17, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Barry County Cabinet Building, 121 S. Church St., Hastings Monday, March 20, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Village…

Calley applauds House Republican Action Plan

Michigan House Republicans released their Action Plan for the 2017-2018 session today, entitled “The Best Way Forward: Common-sense Leadership for the People of Michigan.” It highlighted key areas of focus for this legislative term. “Our state has made tremendous strides in recent years, and I look forward to continued progress,” said Rep. Julie Calley of…

Rep. Calley joins effort to increase state government accountability

State Rep. Julie Calley joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling for changes to make Michigan’s state government more open and accountable. Calley, of Portland, stood with many of her colleagues for the announcement of a proposal to increase transparency for Michigan’s executive and legislative branches. The proposal includes the creation of the Legislative Open…

Rep. Calley receives key committee assignments

State Rep. Julie Calley, of Portland, today was appointed vice chair of the Michigan House’s Elections and Ethics Committee by Speaker Tom Leonard. Calley also will be a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as the Health Policy Committee and the Agriculture Committee. “I’m excited to be in a leadership role…

Rep. Calley hosts photography contest for local residents

State. Rep. Julie Calley, R-Portland, today announced that she will host a photography contest for members of the Barry and Ionia county communities. “I want to showcase highlights of our community,” said Rep. Calley. “The area offers so many options: from vast fields, to historic buildings, to the picturesque, natural allure of our parks and…

Rep. Calley sworn in on House floor

State Rep. Julie Calley was today sworn into office on the floor of the Michigan House by Chief Justice Stephen Markman. She was joined by her husband, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, her brother, Doug Powell, and her mother, Margie Powell. Rep Calley said her legislative priorities will be employment, increasing opportunities for skilled trades training…

Rep. Calley announces Capitol office now open to serve

State Rep. Julie Calley announced that her Lansing office opened this week and is now ready to serve the residents of Barry and Ionia counties. “We are honored to have the opportunity to address constituent issues and inquiries.  We look forward to feedback as we continue to move Michigan forward,” said Calley, R-Portland. Calley also…