Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco Twp.; audio on 2018 state budget

In a week when Representatives will see new revenue projections for the next fiscal year, House Appropriations Committee member Rep. Mary Whiteford says there is already good news to share about funding for public education, police, firefighters and roads.  

Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco Twp.; audio on salmon in the classroom program

Rep. Whiteford talks about the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Salmon in the Classroom program and how students in Fennville recently planted salmon in the Kalamazoo River.  Salmon in the Classroom allows enables students across the state to raise salmon from fall until spring, at which time the salmon are released in a local waterway…

Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco Twp.; audio on presentation of 2018 state budget

Rep. Mary Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Environmental Quality, says she looks forward to the presentation of the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget Wednesday, adding she’s focused on an effective DEQ spending plan both for the state and her own Allegan County.  

Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Allegan County; audio on CTE student visit to Capitol

Rep. Whiteford talks about Wednesday’s visit to the Capitol by several students from the Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center, who had been invited to the Capitol to display for legislators an underwater robot they constructed.  Rep. Whiteford says the focus on science in her House district bodes well for the area’s future.