Rep. Canfield announces September office hours

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. invites residents to join him for September in-district office hours at the following times and locations: Friday, Sept. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Rawson Memorial Library, 6495 Pine St. in Cass City; and Friday, Sept. 29 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sebewaing Village Hall,…

First responder joins Rep. Canfield for Sept. 11 Memorial Service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., of Sebewaing, today hosted 1st Lt. Patrick Darrow, who was recently named commander of the Michigan State Police Post in Caro, for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died…

Rep. Canfield tours state psychiatric facilities with mental health task force

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. of Sebewaing, fourth from right, joined his colleagues from the House’s mental health task force Thursday for tours of two state psychiatric facilities. Canfield said it was beneficial to learn more about the Hawthorne Center in Northville, which provides intensive inpatient psychiatric services to children and adolescents, and the…

Rep. Canfield: School year begins with record funding on tap

Local communities to see increased classroom money   State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., today said children will soon be filling classrooms after the summer break ends. Local school districts will be better able to maintain and equip those classrooms as a record amount of state funding is included in the school budget passed this…

Rep. Canfield appointed to House bipartisan mental health task force

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. is one of 14 officials to be appointed to the bipartisan House Community, Access, Resources, Education and Safety (C.A.R.E.S.) task force to explore ways to allow Michigan residents facing mental health challenges to live healthier and more independent lives. The task force aims to provide consistent mental health services…

Rep. Canfield: M-143 project shows Legislature’s commitment to roads

2017-18 budget has record amount for transportation system State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., said work began this week on repaving a portion of M-142 in Huron County demonstrates the Legislature’s increased commitment to repair the state’s crumbling roads and bridges. Canfield, of Sebewaing, said the $709,000 project will resurface the highway from Weale Road…

Rep. Canfield announces summer office hours schedule

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. invites residents to join him for in-district office hours on June 30 and July 24 at the following locations: Friday, June 30 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Caseville Village Hall, 6767 Main St. in Caseville; and Monday, July 24 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Vassar City Hall,…

Rep. Canfield: Budget boosts medical care, senior programs

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., today said House approval of the state budget will benefit communities throughout the state that are underserved by the medical profession. He also applauded increased funding for vital programs for senior citizens. Canfield, of Sebawaing, serves as chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services. He…

Caro Center expansion receives conference report approval

State Sen. Mike Green and state Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. on Tuesday announced that Caro will be home to a new regional psychiatric hospital. “Today’s announcement that the new state hospital will be constructed at the site of the current Caro Center is a direct reflection of the strong community support for this facility,”…

Rep. Canfield lauds funding for area park improvement

House approves legislation authorizing money   State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., today voted to fund Natural Resources Trust Fund projects across the state, including one in Caseville. Canfield, of Sebewaing, said $400,000 combination of state funds and local matching money will pay for the first universally accessible kayak and canoe launch on Lake Huron’s…

Rep. Canfield encourages residents to take advantage of Free Fishing Weekend

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. today encouraged residents of Huron and Tuscola counties to take advantage of Free Fishing Weekend on June 10 and 11. Rep. Canfield of Sebewaing said the Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and out-of-state visitors to fish without a license during the weekend, giving parents and grandparents an…

Rep. Canfield announces May office hours

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. invites residents to join him for in-district office hours on May 12 and May 22 at the following locations: Friday, May 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Huron County Building, 250 E. Huron Ave. (Room 305) in Bad Axe; and Monday, May 22 from 4 to 5…