Ottawa County Commissioner Frank Garcia was the guest of his daughter, state Rep. Daniela R. García, R-Holland, at the State of the State speech in the Capitol on Tuesday.

Father, county commissioner joins Rep. García for Capitol speech

PHOTO INFORMATION: Ottawa County Commissioner Frank Garcia was the guest of his daughter, state Rep. Daniela R. García, R-Holland, at the State of the State speech in the Capitol on Tuesday. Before being sworn in as Commissioner in December 2016, his professional career included serving as Holland Public School Superintendent from 2004-08, principal of Holland…

State Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, had George Earhart (left) and Jack Tatigan (right) of OT Investigations and Associates join him as guests for the State of the State address Tuesday at the state Capitol.

Commerce Township business owner joins Rep. Kesto for State of the State speech

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, had George Earhart (left) and Jack Tatigan (right) of OT Investigations and Associates join him as guests for the State of the State address Tuesday at the state Capitol. Earhart is the chief operation manager and Tatigan is owner and president at the Commerce Township-based OT Investigations,…

State Rep. Daniela R. García, R-Holland, was administered the oath of office today by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the floor of the House of Representatives in Lansing. Joining Rep. García was her parents, Frank and Yolanda.

Rep. Garcia takes oath of office to represent 90th District

State Rep. Daniela R. García was sworn in as representative of 90th District today, reciting the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman while her hand rested on her grandfather’s Spanish-language Bible. Joining Rep. García were her parents, Frank and Yolanda. “This is an honor given to me by the residents…

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Rep. Garcia bill protecting medication services signed into law

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Daniela R. García that maintains a hospital’s ability to manage an automated prescription device within its facility or at an affiliated location was signed into law Monday by Gov. Rick Snyder. “Health care facilities will be able to continue to deliver their pharmacy services as is across the state of…

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Automated prescription device legislation approved by Senate

LANSING – Legislation written by state Rep. Daniela García, which continues a hospital’s ability to maintain an automated prescription device within its facility or an affiliated location, was approved by the state Senate Wednesday and is headed to the governor’s desk. House Bill 5877 is in response to U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations that…

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Rep. Garcia gets more funding to improve K-3 literacy

LANSING – A budget supplemental supported by state Rep. Daniela R. García was approved Wednesday, providing more support for the Michigan Education Corps to improve reading literacy in the state’s kindergarten through third-grade students. “We must do everything possible to improve the educational outcomes for our youngest students in Michigan schools,” said Rep. García, R-Holland….

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House approves Garcia bill regarding automated prescription devices

LANSING – The state House approved legislation authored by Rep. Daniela García today, clarifying that a hospital-owned pharmacy may operate an automated device, allowing for a device to be located at an affiliated location and be under the control of the hospital’s pharmacist in charge. “This bill fixes a flaw in state law that has…

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Rep. García invites 90th District residents to Dec. 5 office hours

State Rep. Daniela García has scheduled district office hours on Monday, Dec. 5 in  Hudsonville, Zeeland and Holland, continuing her tradition of meeting with residents on the first Monday of every month. “Getting feedback from my constituents is a crucial aspect of my commitment to the 90th District residents,” said Rep. García, R-Holland. “As we…

Rep. Daniela Garcia, R-Holland, is ready to visit elementary classrooms across the 90th District for March Is Reading month.

Rep. Garcia names Hudsonville, Holland students as ‘Reps for a Day’

State Rep. Daniela García, R-Holland, has announced two students from the 90th District have been selected as her “Representatives for a Day.” As winners, Lydia and Katriya are invited with their families to tour the state Capitol and be sworn in as junior representatives with Rep. García.Lydia VanderMolen of Hudsonville Christian School and Katriya Murphy,…

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Rep. Garcia invites Ottawa County residents to Nov. 7 office hours

State Rep. Daniela García is inviting Ottawa County residents to join her for in-district office hours scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7. “There is nothing more important than listening to my constituents in the 90th District, so I hope to see everyone during the office hours in Holland, Zeeland and Hudsonville,” said Rep. García, R-Holland. “Your…

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Rep. García invites local residents to Oct. 3 office hours

State Rep. Daniela García is inviting Ottawa County residents to join her for in-district office hours scheduled for Monday, Oct. 3. “We did a lot of work in September, but the Legislature has plenty to get done in Lansing before the end of the year,” said Rep. García, R-Holland.  “That’s why I look forward to meeting with…

Ottawa County Undersheriff Steve Kempker joined State Rep. Daniela García, R-Holland, during today’s 9-11 ceremony to honor first responders across Michigan.

Rep. García hosts Ottawa County undersheriff for 9/11 ceremony

LANSING – State Rep. Daniela García welcomed Ottawa County Undersheriff Steve Kempker as her guest today during the annual House of Representatives’ 9/11 ceremony. “It was an honor to have Undersheriff Steve Kempker join me during today’s 9/11 service,” said Rep. García, R-Holland. “His lifelong commitment to Ottawa County, along with the efforts of all…