Rep. Calley welcomes State Fair Scholarship winners to Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Calley greeted Bryant Janetzke of Saranac and Riley Leonard of Portland as her guests on the House floor. The students were awarded a scholarship at the Michigan State Fair, which celebrates the positive aspects of rural and urban agriculture, business and industry in Michigan.

Rep. Calley joined by first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Julie Calley, of Portland, today hosted Barry County Central Dispatch Director Phyllis Fuller and Clarksville Fire Chief Robert “Bob” Cronk as her special guests for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. “I invited Director Fuller and Chief Cronk in order to highlight the extraordinary importance of…

Calley honors World War II veterans at state Capitol

State Rep. Julie Calley honored Roscoe Hires and Donald Eckman, two World War II veterans, at the state Capitol on Thursday. “As Americans, we have an obligation to revere and elevate those who have defended the freedoms we so often take for granted,” said Calley, of Portland. “These two veterans not only showed tremendous courage…

Rep. Calley congratulates two local organizations at Governor’s Service Awards

Two local organizations were recently honored with a Governor’s Service Award. The Ionia County Youth Advisory Council (YAC) and IM Kids 3rd Meal won the Education Service Leader and Outstanding Volunteer Program, respectively. The Governor’s Service Award winners are selfless individuals and organizations that mentor and tutor children, serve the hungry and homeless, assist the elderly,…

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…