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…

Canfield: Governor, lawmakers should be subject to FOIA

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., today said he supports a bipartisan effort to make the governor, lieutenant governor and Michigan Legislature subject to more open records laws. Canfield, of Sebewaing, joined colleagues in announcing a bipartisan proposal to make Michigan’s governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act. The proposal also…

Canfield selected for key Michigan state budget committee posts

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., of Sebewaing, today was named to the House Appropriations Committee by House Speaker Tom Leonard. Canfield will chair the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services. The U.S. Navy veteran also will be vice chair of the Military and Veterans Affairs appropriations subcommittee. He also will be a…

Canfield: Disclosing salary information makes House more accountable

State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., of Sebewaing, today announced the Michigan House is making salaries of representatives and their staff members public and easily accessible online. The House website also provides links to information about health insurance and other benefits for House employees. Canfield said the move makes state government more transparent and accountable….

Rep. Canfield invites residents to January office hours

State Rep. Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O., R-Sebewaing, will meet with residents during office hours at two locations throughout the 84th House District this month. “I always look forward to the opportunity to sit down with people from our community and address their questions and concerns,” Rep. Canfield said. “Gathering input from residents is an…

Two Rep. Canfield bills head to governor for consideration

Two bills sponsored by state Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. recently received legislative approval and are under consideration by Gov. Rick Snyder. Both bills were approved during the final hours of the 98th Legislature on Dec. 14 and 15. Rep. Canfield, R-Sebewaing, said he is grateful that his colleagues approved the bills and is confident…