Afendoulis supports House road funding plan

 $1.2B package balances new and existing revenue with tax relief The Michigan House Wednesday passed a $1.2 billion bipartisan annual funding plan that incorporates recommendations from the governor and the Senate to fix the state’s crumbling roads and bridges. “One of my main goals coming to Lansing was to find a common-sense, long-term solution to…

Rep. Afendoulis selected to fill committee vacancy

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, this week was appointed by House Speaker Kevin Cotter to serve on the House Committee on Criminal Justice. The new assignment is in addition to Rep. Afendoulis’ current responsibilities on the House Committee on Appropriations. “Rep. Afendoulis has provided valuable leadership throughout the budget process and in his…

Rep. Afendoulis on special roads committee

  New House panel to address infrastructure funding issues State Representative Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, was appointed this week to serve on the newly formed committee tasked with seeking solutions for Michigan’s infrastructure needs. House Speaker Kevin Cotter earlier this week announced the creation of the seven-member, bipartisan House Committee on Roads and Economic…


Reps. Afendoulis, VerHeulen to host Senior Brigade Day

State Reps. Chris Afendoulis and Rob VerHeulen today announced they will host a Senior Brigade Day to inform local seniors and their caretakers about different types of scams and how to protect against them. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, at the Rockford Community Cabin, located at 220 N….


Rep. Afendoulis looks forward to reading to local students

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis will be stopping by several local elementary schools and reading to area students in observance of March is Reading Month. Rep. Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, emphasizes that reading is fundamental to a child’s long-term success. “I’m excited to meet with students and to help them foster a love for reading,” Rep….


Rep. Afendoulis to help lead criminal law reform workgroup

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis today announced he will co-chair a House workgroup tasked with reforming Michigan’s criminal laws.  Afendoulis will co-chair the workgroup with Rep. Kurt Heise, R-Plymouth. “I look forward to working with Rep. Heise and my other colleagues to bring common-sense reforms and improve consistency within Michigan criminal law,” said Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids…


Afendoulis invites residents to attend local coffee hours

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis welcomes residents to join him on Feb. 9 and 23 for coffee hours at Mr. Burger in Grand Rapids to discuss local and state government issues. The restaurant is located at 5181 Northland Drive NE. On Monday, Feb. 9, he and Sen. Pete MacGregor will be available from 10 a.m. to…

Afendoulis Swears In

Afendoulis takes oath of office in Lansing

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township (right), takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.  From left to right is Afendoulis’ mother, Tina; his wife, Phyllis; and his daughters, Elena, Sophia and Mari. Afendoulis was elected last November as the state representative for the 73rd House District. Residents are invited…


Afendoulis opens Lansing office, announces contact information

  State Rep. Chris Afendoulis announced the opening of his Lansing office, along with important contact information for residents to reach out to him. Afendoulis will continue to utilize former Rep. MacGregor’s toll free phone number at 1-855-347-8073 to ensure a smooth transition for residents in the 73rd District. He can also be reached at…