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…

Rep. Canfield, House committee advance budget plan for Michigan

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. of Sebewaing joined the House Appropriations Committee this week in approving a Michigan budget plan that makes health care more efficient and invests more in schools and communities. Canfield chairs the budget subcommittee for the Department of Health and Human Services. The budget plan recommends that the state’s Prepaid…

Rep. Canfield passes DHHS budget recommendations

Legislator: Reforms will provide more consistent and better care for all Michigan people State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. of Sebewaing, who chairs the House Budget subcommittee on Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), today passed the committee’s budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The bill recommends that the state’s Prepaid Inpatient Health…

Rep. Canfield votes to increase funding to Michigan’s students

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., of Sebewaing, recently voted to increase the state’s commitment to every student in Michigan schools. The approved 2017-18 Education Budget proposal included $2.6 million more to schools in Huron and Tuscola counties. “Our classrooms are key to Michigan’s future,” said Canfield, a member of the House Appropriations subcommittee on…

Rep. Canfield celebrates March is Reading Month

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. of Sebewaing kicked off his March is Reading Month tour around the Thumb. As part of March is Reading Month the lawmaker visited local schools throughout the community to encourage students’ lifelong interest in reading. “It is always exciting reading to classrooms, just like my wife Cheryl and I…

Rep. Canfield joins colleagues announcing 2017-18 priorities

State Rep. Edward Canfield, D.O., of Sebewaing joined colleagues at the Capitol today to unveil the House Republican Action Plan for the 2017-18 legislative session. The wide-ranging plan maps top priorities over the next two years including making government more transparent, reducing auto insurance rates, putting more money into classrooms to benefit students, fixing roads…

Rep. Canfield sets office hours for Sebewaing, Caro

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., will host local office hours in Sebewaing and Caro within the next few weeks. The details: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at Sebewaing Village Hall located at 222 N. Center St. in Sebewaing. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 3 at the Caro Area District…