Rep. Victory invites local pastor to lead House invocation

Photo Information: State Rep. Roger Victory, right, welcomed Pastor Lloyd Hemstreet, center, with the Coopersville Christian Reformed Church to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Speaker of the House Tom Leonard joined them at the rostrum.

House approves Rep. Victory bill to allow fundraising license plates on commercial vehicles

Businesses could support organizations with special plates The Michigan House today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Roger Victory to allow a fundraising license plate to be placed on a pickup truck or van that is company-owned. Currently, only commercially-owned sedans are eligible for fundraising license plates. Businesses throughout the state would like to have…

Rep. Victory: auto insurance reform debate not over

State Rep. Roger Victory said he would continue the fight to lower auto insurance rates for all Michigan drivers. Victory voted in favor of House Bill 5013, which would guarantee lower rates for all drivers in Michigan – the state with the highest auto insurance rates in the nation. The bill would have offered personal…

Rep. Victory: Local food taxes would hurt families, farmers

State Rep. Roger Victory today voted for legislation that prohibits local governments from imposing taxes on food and beverages. Victory, of Hudsonville, joined a bipartisan group of House members who overwhelmingly approved the Michigan Food Access and Affordability Act, introduced by state Rep. Rob VerHeulen of Walker. The measure extends the existing state constitutional ban…

Rep. Victory bills support Michigan farmers, producers

Legislation ensures local growers have access to national distributors Legislation introduced by state Rep. Roger Victory, of Hudsonville, creates consistency for Michigan farmers who are facing new federal food safety requirements. Victory, a farmer and distributor by trade, said the legislation aligns Michigan standards with new federal guidelines and allows the Michigan Department of Agriculture…

Rep. Victory joined by first responder for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Roger Victory, of Hudsonville, hosted guest Ottawa County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Schaller for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past year.

Rep. Victory: M-6 pavement reconstruction begins Saturday

State Rep. Roger Victory today said the Michigan Department of Transportation will begin pavement replacement on a section of M-6 starting Saturday and continuing until November. Victory, of Hudsonville, said the project involves replacing four miles of pavement on M-6 from Interstate 196 to just east of Wilson Avenue. Access to eastbound M-6 from I-196…

Rep. Victory sets July office hours

State Rep. Roger Victory today announced his office hours schedule for the month of July. “Hosting regular office hours is a very important aspect of my job as a state legislator,” Victory said. “I have made it a priority to be accessible to residents with questions or concerns related to state government.” Rep. Victory will…

Gov. Snyder signs Rep. Victory’s drainage district bill

A bill introduced by Rep. Roger Victory to give county drain commissioners more flexibility in their jobs was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder today. The bill amends the drain code to allow a local government petition for addition and reduction of land from an original drainage district. The action would provide county drain…

Rep. Victory applauds passage of balanced budget

State Rep. Roger Victory today joined his House colleagues in voting for a balanced, fiscally conservative state budget completed months ahead of time that prioritizes repairs and maintenance to the state’s transportation system. Victory, of Hudsonville, said the budget for the coming fiscal year spends fewer state taxpayer dollars than the current budget while at…

Rep. Victory applauds budget’s focus on education, agriculture

State Rep. Roger Victory today voted with a majority of his colleagues in the House Appropriations Committee for passage of the state budget, applauding the plan’s implementation of programs that benefit the educational needs and agriculture industry in Ottawa County. Victory, of Hudsonville, who serves as chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural…