Rep. Wendzel to host evening office hour

State Representative Pauline Wendzel announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during an evening office hour. The coffee hour will take place on Monday, September 23rd at The Upper Deck at Silver Beach Pizza, 410 Vine St. in St. Joseph from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. “I want to meet with as many members…

Rep. Wendzel participates in House 9-11 ceremony

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel was joined today by Captain Michael Brown of the Michigan State Police as her guests at the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual September 11th Memorial Service.  Captain Brown serves as Michigan’s Fifth District Commander which covers all of Southwest Michigan.  The ceremony remembers those dedicated individuals who served as first responders…

Rep. Wendzel and colleagues unveil bipartisan criminal justice reform package

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel joined her colleagues at Schupan & Sons Recycling in Kalamazoo to unveil a bipartisan criminal justice reform package. The legislation is aimed at making Michigan a national leader in expungement policy.  Rep. Wendzel and her colleagues were joined by numerous city, township, and county officials from West Michigan that were in…

Rep. Wendzel fights for Michigan’s cherry growers amid unfair trade threat

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel voted in favor of a resolution that would throw the state’s support behind a petition to protect Michigan’s domestic cherry industry from foreign product being sold at artificially low prices. “Southwest Michigan produces nearly 30 million pounds of cherries every year,” Wendzel said.  “In addition to facing a brutal winter, the…

Rep. Wendzel to host local coffee hour

State Representative Pauline Wendzel announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during a morning coffee hour. The coffee hour will take place on Friday, August 30th at Red Coach Donuts, 5811 St. Joseph Ave. in Stevensville from 11 a.m. to noon. “Hosting coffee hours helps me stay focused on the issues that matter…

Rep. Wendzel announces MDARD Regional Food System grant

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel today announced that Lazy Ballerina Winery of St. Joseph has been selected as a recipient of a Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development grant.  Their project will be awarded funds under the competitive Value Added and Regional Food System Grant Program.  Lazy Ballerina was one of the twenty projects that received…

Rep. Wendzel hosting insurance and roads forum

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel will host a community forum that will focus on road funding, local road projects, and the recently signed auto-insurance reform law on Thursday, July 18th. Rep. Wendzel will be bringing in Representative Jason Wentworth, Senator Aric Nesbitt, Senator Kim LaSata, and Jason Latham to provide an update and answer the questions…

Wendzel testifies in support of commercial fishing legislation

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Tuesday on her plan to reform commercial fishing regulations in Michigan. “Michigan has some of the most precious natural resources in the world, and it’s important that we have modern regulations in place to protect them,” Wendzel said. This legislation…

Rep. Wendzel: Car insurance reforms signed into law, ending highest rates in the nation

Car insurance reform supported by Rep. Pauline Wendzel was signed into law today, lowering costs for all Michigan drivers. The reforms – approved by Wendzel and the Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent claims and stop price gouging on medical services for car accident victims. Many Michigan families…

Rep. Wendzel and colleagues pass bipartisan auto-insurance reform

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel joined her colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, prohibiting the use of non-driving factors in rate setting, and combating fraudulent claims…

Rep. Wendzel to host local coffee hour

State Representative Pauline Wendzel announced plans to meet with residents of Southwest Michigan during a morning coffee hour. The coffee hour will take place on Friday, May 24th at Red Coach Donuts, 5811 St. Joseph Ave. in Stevensville from 9 to 10 a.m. “Hosting coffee hours helps me stay focused on the issues that matter most to people…