Rep. Johnson welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Steve Johnson (right) welcomed Pastor Randy Hekman (center) to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Hekman is a former Kent County Judge and is currently the Executive Director of The Grand Awakening, a coalition praying for revival in West Michigan. Joining them at the…

Rep. Johnson joined by Allegan County commissioner for State of the State

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Steve Johnson (right) of Wayland was joined today by his guest, Allegan County Commissioner Don Black, for Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. Johnson said Black, who is retiring at the end of this year, is a “highly respected and appreciated leader who for decades has made a positive…

Rep. Johnson memorializes fallen soldier during Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Steven Johnson today took part in the House of Representatives’ Sept. 11 Memorial Service, honoring a soldier from Grand Rapids who died in the line of duty. Johnson, of Wayland, read the name of U.S. Army Sgt. Terrence Hinton, who died May 14 in a military vehicle accident in Hawaii. “On the anniversary…

Rep. Johnson issues statement following the State of the State address

Gaines Township supervisor attends as Johnson’s special guest State Rep. Steve Johnson was pleased to welcome Gaines Township Supervisor Robert DeWard to the Capitol on Tuesday as his special guest for Gov. Rick Snyder’s annual State of the State address. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaines Township at this historic event,” said…

Rep. Steve Johnson sworn in

Takes office as State Representative of the 72nd District On Opening Day of the 99th Michigan Legislature, State Representative Steve Johnson was sworn into office by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman with his family at his side. “I’m optimistic about what we will be able to accomplish in Lansing,” said Rep. Johnson, R-Wayland. “With…