Rep. Huizenga welcomes Kent County sheriff to governor’s address

Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young joined Rep. Mark Huizenga in Lansing for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address. Huizenga represents parts of Kent County, which includes the cities of Cedar Springs, Grandville, Rockford, and Walker and the villages of Kent City and Sparta.   ###

Reps. Afendoulis, Huizenga recognize Education Support Professional of the Year

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township, and Mark Huizenga, of Walker, welcomed Rockford Public Schools bus driver Russ Clark to the House floor on Tuesday. Clark was awarded “Education Support Staff Professional of the Year” by the Michigan Department of Education. Pictured from left to right: Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, Rep. Mark Huizenga, Russ…

Rep. Huizenga welcomes local first responder to Capitol for 9/11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: Grandville Police Department Officer Garth Cross was the guest of Rep. Mark Huizenga in Lansing for the House of Representative’s annual 9/11 ceremony. The program honors first responders and military from across the state of Michigan for their service. Huizenga represents parts of Kent County, which includes the cities of Cedar Springs, Grandville,…

Rep. Huizenga welcomes Pastor Shults to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker welcomed Rev. Jessica Shults (center) to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Shults is the lead pastor of Standale Reformed Church in Walker. Joining them at the Rostrum is Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore of the House Pamela Hornberger.   ###

Grand Rapids-area representatives participate in veterans home groundbreaking

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: State Representatives Mark Huizenga, Lynn Afendoulis, Thomas Albert, Rachel Hood, and Joe Tate participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday for a new Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. The facility is part of a statewide plan to modernize long-term care for veterans in need and will include a total of 128…

Rep. Huizenga meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

2019 Freshman Legislators

Our incoming freshman legislators took a minute for a photo on the House floor while at the Capitol for orientation.