Rep. Victory talks about his Summer Reading contest for elementary school students that starts this week. The winner will join Rep. Victory as “Rep. for a Day” later this year.
Rep. Victory says ongoing discussions about road funding reform need to take place within the framework of how the state spends taxpayer dollars.
Rep. Victory, the owner-operator of a farm near Hudsonville, says Michigan agriculture is starting to feel a shortage of careers in skilled trades.
In this week’s House Republican member profile, we visit with Rep. Roger Victory.
House Agriculture Committee member Roger Victory says Michigan farmers could be impacted this year by a late lifting of seasonal weight limits on some Michigan roads, which could mean reduced capacities for farm vehicles during the planting season.
Rep. Victory says the State of the State is getting better in his part of west Michigan.
Rep. Victory says a common theme he is hearing in his west Michigan district is a lack of workers in skilled trades to fill existing job vacancies. He says he thinks legislation approved by the House earlier this year to give schools greater flexibility to provide vocational education will help the matter.
Rep. Victory, a member of the House Agriculture Committee and a farmer and distributor himself, talks about how better growing conditions in Michigan in the summer of 2013 have helped agriculture and have impacted the state’s economy.
Representative Victory says he’s pleased that his district in western Michigan is benefiting from both out-of-state and out-of-country tourism. Victory0806131 Victory0806132 Victory0806133
Rep. Victory talks about his work over the summer on a special work group studying complications the Great Recession created for Michigan’s School Bond Loan Fund and the manner in which it helps support Michigan public schools. Victory0617131 Victory0617132 Victory0617133