Afendoulis supports more than $6 million in funding for Kent County roads

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis today voted in favor of a funding package which would send over $6 million to pay for roads and bridges in Kent County. The funding for Kent County is part of House Bill 4321, a broader supplemental appropriation bill which allocates $175 million toward transportation needs across the state. “When I…

Afendoulis calls for increased funding to fight water contamination

Rep. Chris Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Township) today called for more funding and resources in the ongoing water contamination crisis in his district. Afendoulis’ statement came in response to Governor Rick Snyder’s budget recommendation, which the Governor presented to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees this morning. The Governor proposed $8 million…

Afendoulis supports resolutions to ramp up efforts in battle against water contamination

Rep. Chris Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Township) today voted for two resolutions which address water contamination concerns in Kent County and around the state. House Resolution No. 228 and House Concurrent Resolution No. 18 both passed the House today by a unanimous vote. “We are continuing to make strides in addressing water contamination issues in Kent…

Rep. Afendoulis invites residents to upcoming office hours

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis announced his upcoming office hours for the months of February and March. “It is important for me to meet with my constituents to hear the questions and concerns they may have regarding state government,” Afendoulis said. “I invite all residents to join me for office hours.” Rep. Afendoulis will be available…

Raising the Age’ Saves Taxpayers Dollars, Provides Better Outcomes for Youth

by State Representatives Tommy Brann and Chris Afendoulis Last year, West Michigan led the nation in job growth. That’s no surprise. Grand Rapids is an innovative, hard-working community with a talent for converting barriers into opportunities. True to that spirit, we sponsored House Bills 4664 and 4969. These bills are part of an 18-bill “Youth in…

Afendoulis and MacGregor ask for DEQ assistance in Plainfield Township upgrades

State Representative Chris Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Township) and State Senator Peter MacGregor (R-Rockford) today asked the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for continued cooperation with Plainfield Township officials as they work to improve the quality of their municipal water system. On December 11th, the Plainfield Township Board approved a resolution which authorized the Township to…

Rep. Afendoulis announces December office hours

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis welcomes residents to join him for upcoming office hours during the month of December. “I invite all residents to attend my office hours,” Afendoulis said. “Meeting with my constituents and learning from their feedback is one of the most important parts of my job. I look forward to another opportunity to…

Rep. Afendoulis invites residents to November office hours

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis today announced his upcoming office hours for the month of November. “Office hours are the best way for people to express their questions or concerns about state government,” Afendoulis said. “I encourage everyone to attend my office hours.” Rep. Afendoulis will be available at the following time and location: Tuesday, Nov….

Afendoulis opposes auto insurance proposal, urges legislative leaders to seek beneficial reform

State Representative Chris Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Township) today announced his opposition to House Bill 5013, which seeks to amend Michigan’s Auto No-Fault system and is currently being debated by the Michigan House of Representatives. The bill would effectively dismantle the policy which has provided Michigan’s motorists with the best coverage in the nation for nearly…

Rep. Afendoulis joined by first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Chris Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids, hosted guests Plainfield Township Fire Chief Steve McKellar and Courtland Township Fire Chief Steve Mojzuk for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty…

Reps. Albert and Afendoulis to host senior seminar

State Reps. Chris Afendoulis and Thomas Albert today announced a special event for seniors in Kent County. The “Senior Seminar” hosted by Afendoulis and Albert will provide valuable information for seniors to use to protect themselves from identity theft and fraud. The event is in partnership with the office of Attorney General Bill Schuette, and…