Rep. Pagel welcomes State Fair Scholarship winner to Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Dave Pagel greeted Brianna Stockwell of Dowagiac as his guest on the House floor.  Brianna was awarded a scholarship at the Michigan State Fair, which celebrates the positive aspects of rural and urban agriculture, business and industry in Michigan.

Pagel bill for parole hearings gets governor’s ceremonial signing

State Representative Dave Pagel, from Berrien Springs, joined Governor Rick Snyder this week for a ceremonial bill signing of his parole reform legislation.  This bill corrected an injustice in the parole system for certain prisoners serving long-term sentences.  Some of these prisoners were being unfairly denied access to the possibility of having their cases heard…

Pagel sworn into office in Lansing

State Rep. Dave Pagel, R-Berrien Springs, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. Joining the 78th House District lawmaker for the event was his wife, Sue. This is Pagel’s third term representing portions of Berrien and Cass Counties including the cities of…

Rep. Pagel welcomes 2015 Blossomtime Queens, Kings

Blossomtime Festival Inc. joined us today for their annual visit to Lansing. Congratulations to this year’s Queens and Kings! Sens. John Proos, Tonya Schuitmaker, Reps. Aric Nesbitt, Aaron Miller and I are very proud of you. Posted by Dave Pagel on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Pagel renews oath of office at Capitol ceremony

Lawmaker returns to Lansing representing 78th District Lansing, Mich. — State Rep. Dave Pagel renewed his oath of office this week, pledging another two years of service in the Michigan House. From left: Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Rep. Pagel’s wife Sue and Rep. Pagel. State Rep. Dave Pagel, R-Berrien, this week was sworn into the…

Rep. Pagel and guest during Sept. 11 ceremony.

Pagel hosts, honors local first responders at House 9-11 commemoration

State Rep. Dave Pagel, R-Oronoko, with honored guests Fire Chiefs Mike Davidson (left) of Chikaming Township and Bruce Stover (right) of Berrien Springs Oronoko Township during today’s 9-11 remembrance ceremony at the state House. Members and distinguished guests gather annually on this day to honor first responders who passed away during the year, and to…

MSU Ag Expo Lamb Auction

Pagel helps purchase locally raised lamb on behalf of House Agriculture Committee

State Rep. Dave Pagel helped purchase a showcase lamb raised by Niles resident Trent George at this week’s Michigan Livestock Auction at the Ag Expo in East Lansing. Pagel, a local farmer and member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pitch in part of the necessary funds to purchase the animal, which was designated as…

House honors Pagel’s late father-in-law, former Rep. Lad Stacey

Lansing, Mich. — The House of Representatives offered a memorial resolution today in honor of the late Lad Stacey, a former representative and father-in-law of current state Rep. Dave Pagel, R-Oronoko Township. Pagel was joined on the floor by family members to celebrate Stacey’s service to the state and to his family. Stacey passed away…

State Rep. Dave Pagel (left) attends the third annual 9/11 ceremony held by the Michigan House of Representatives along with Lt. Dave Francis of the Berrien Springs/Oronoko Fire Department.

Pagel, local firefighter take part in House ceremony honoring 9/11 anniversary

The Michigan House of Representatives today conducted a ceremony to honor the eight military members and first responders from Michigan who lost their lives in the line of duty in the past year. The ceremony also commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. “These brave men and women made the ultimate sacrifice in…