Rep. Calley votes to approve key funding for Portland disaster relief

Plan also restores funding to vital programs for Michigan families Rep. Julie Calley this week voted in favor of an emergency budget plan to provide disaster relief funding for the city of Portland, invest in workforce training programs and restore support for programs that help some of Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. Calley said the supplemental…

Rep. Calley supports plan to provide communities options when facing high-water levels

State Rep. Julie Calley, of Portland, supported a plan to help protect families facing damage to their homes, businesses, streets, and other public infrastructure caused by high water levels. The measure, approved by the Michigan House today, helps allow local governments to issue temporary emergency rulings to slow down boat traffic in high-water areas. The…

Calley spearheads plan allowing communities to pool resources and count absentee ballots

House approves proposal to help local clerks process influx of AV ballots State Rep. Julie Calley’s plan giving communities new options to streamline the processing of absentee ballots was approved today by the Michigan House with overwhelming bipartisan support. Calley, of Portland, said city and township clerks throughout the state are expecting a significant increase…

Rep. Calley invites residents to local office hours

State Rep. Julie Calley welcomes residents to attend office hours in two communities in February. Rep. Calley will meet with constituents on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Revival Café, 75 North Bridge St. in Saranac for an informal group conversation; and Monday, Feb. 24 at the Barry County…

Rep. Calley sets local office hours for Jan. 27

State Rep. Julie Calley welcomes residents to office hours in two communities on Monday, Jan. 27 at the following times and locations: The Village of Lake Odessa Page Memorial Building, 839 4th in Lake Odessa, from 10 to 11 a.m.; and The Barry County Courthouse Commissioners’ Chambers, 220 W. State St. in Hastings, where Rep….

Rep. Calley: Plan finalized to end budget impasse, reverse governor’s cuts

State Rep. Julie Calley today voted to reverse the governor’s cuts to initiatives helping the state’s most vulnerable residents – ending a budget impasse. Calley, of Portland, joined the Legislature in restoring funding to public safety, education, veterans’ services and several other programs. A measure sponsored by Calley – restoring more than $1 million for…