Rep. Hernandez welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Shane Hernandez welcomed Rev. Drew Mills (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Mills is the senior pastor of Lakeport Wesleyan Church in Lakeport. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker…

Rep. Hernandez welcomes local real estate investor for State of the State

State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron, right, welcomed Kimball Township resident Justin Neil to the state Capitol for the governor’s annual State of the State address. Hernandez invited Neil, a local real estate investor, to sit alongside him in the House chamber while Gov. Rick Snyder laid out his agenda for the year.

Rep. Hernandez joined by local first responder for Sept. 11 ceremony

                  PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Shane Hernandez, of Port Huron, on Thursday was joined by Sanilac County Sheriff’s Deputy and U.S. Coast Guard veteran Luke Zeller as his guest for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and…

Rep. Hernandez celebrates March is Reading Month

State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron celebrated March is Reading Month this week by reading to children in schools throughout Sanilac County. “It is extremely important that children develop a love of reading early in life,” said Hernandez, “As parents and educators, one of the best ways we can equip our children for success…

Rep. Hernandez sworn in for first term

State Rep. Shane Hernandez, R-Port Huron, was sworn in today at the state Capitol for his first term as state Representative for the 83rd House District. Rep. Hernandez was sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman in the House chamber. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Erlinda and Ralph Meredith, Chief Justice Stephen Markman, Marilyn Meredith, Renee…