Rep. Johnson announces November office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Monday, November 26, 2018 Allegan County Colonial Kitchen 1825 142nd Ave. in Wayland 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines Twp. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Open and honest communication with residents is instrumental in…

Rep. Johnson plan allowing CBD oil in Michigan receives House approval

State Rep. Steven Johnson’s plan allowing people to use and possess CBD oil in Michigan has been approved by the Michigan House with overwhelming bipartisan support. Johnson said CBD oil, or cannabidiol, is not marijuana and a medical marijuana card should not be required to purchase, use or possess it in Michigan, as the Department…

Rep. Johnson announces October office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Thursday, October 18, 2018 Allegan County Colonial Kitchen 1825 142nd Ave. in Wayland 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines Twp. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. “Open and honest communication with residents…

Legislation to remove roadside cash payments passed by House

The Michigan House of Representatives this week overwhelmingly approved state Rep. Steve Johnson’s House Bill 6012, which was part of a legislative package to ensure Michigan drivers will no longer be required to pay cash on the roadside if stopped for a traffic citation when driving out-of-state. Currently, when a Michigan driver is issued a…

Rep. Johnson announces September office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Thursday, September 20, 2018 Allegan County Simply Celia’s 142 S. Main St. in Wayland 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines Twp. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “One of my top priorities…

Rep. Johnson announces August office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Thursday, August 9, 2018 Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines 9:00 am – 10:00 am Allegan County Tujax Tu on Gun Lake 11 126th Ave. in Wayland 11:00 am – Noon “Open and…

Johnson bills repealing obsolete regulations signed into law

Two bills sponsored by state Rep. Steve Johnson repealing outdated provisions of Michigan law were recently signed by the governor. Johnson said these initiatives improve government efficiency and accountability while cutting wasteful taxpayer spending. “Removing outdated regulations ensures that our laws are concise, accurate and representative of today’s landscape,” said Johnson, of Wayland. “My priorities…

Rep. Johnson announces July office hours

State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours: Wednesday July 18, 2018 Allegan County Big Boy 1180 W Superior St. in Wayland 8:30 am – 9:30 am Kent County Bob Evans 6565 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines 10:30 am – 11:30 am “One of my…

Johnson bill to repeal case mandate signed into law

Rep. Steve Johnson today announced that his legislation to remove a mandate that bows, crossbows and slingshots be cased during transport in a vehicle has been signed into law. Johnson said the issue was brought to his attention by local residents who were concerned about the confusing aspects of bow and crossbow transport requirements. “I…

Johnson introduces legislation to modernize drain project notification process

State Rep. Steve Johnson has introduced legislation that would make various changes to the way landowners are notified of drainage projects taking place on or near their property. Currently, a notice is required to be mailed to landowners when drainage projects are proposed in their drainage district. This notice includes information about a meeting where…

Rep. Johnson sides with taxpayers, votes to end prevailing wage law

Repeal means more money for classrooms, families   State Rep. Steve Johnson joined a majority of his House colleagues today in repealing the state’s prevailing wage law. Rep. Johnson, of Wayland, said the mandate that public construction projects be built using union pay scales and benefits is not the best use of taxpayer money and…