Rep. Afendoulis schedules constituent one-on-one meetings

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township will host constituent one-on-one meetings on Monday, March 18 to talk with the people she represents. The representative will be available from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Drive NE in Grand Rapids to meet with people in ten-minute increments, hearing input from as…

Rep. Afendoulis: Governor’s gas tax hike hits Michigan drivers twice

Proposed 45-cent gas tax hike is among the nation’s highest State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis today released the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed budget: “Our taxpayers’ wallets are not bottomless pits that government can keep reaching in to underwrite massive projects. To suggest a 45-cent increase in our state’s gas tax adds insult to…

Be part of Rep. Afendoulis’ “73 Reasons” bulletin board

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township, today asked constituents to participate in a project that reminds her of the people, places and things she represents in the 73rd District. A bulletin board at the entrance to her office shows the “reasons” for her representation in Lansing. Everyone– the representative, her staff, and those…

Rep. Afendoulis leads pension tax repeal in Michigan House committee

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis — chair of the House Tax Policy Committee – today led her committee colleagues voting to repeal Michigan’s pension tax. The committee’s advancement of the proposal is an important step in the effort to eliminate the tax on retirement income instituted in 2011. “In every Michigan community, seniors facing financial struggles…

Rep. Afendoulis: Website devoted to car insurance reform up and running

Site will provide latest news, meeting times and public interaction   State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township, today announced the creation of a special website to keep people informed about the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates and give Michigan drivers a chance to have their voices heard. The committee today…

Rep. Afendoulis invites local student to State of the State Address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township welcomed Haley Denton, a student at Northview High School, to the House floor for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address. “I want to engage the citizens of my district in the government they fund,” Rep. Afendoulis said. “I want them to understand how…

Rep. Afendoulis announces local office hours

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township announced her first set of in-district office hours for 2019. “One of my top priorities as your representative in Lansing is to be open and accessible to you,” Afendoulis said. “Holding regular office hours is a great way to hear your thoughts and ideas on state government,…

Rep. Afendoulis appointed chair of House Tax Policy Committee

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis today was appointed chair of the Michigan House Tax Policy Committee, an important position influencing the cost of living for residents, the cost of doing business for job providers and the quality of public services. Committee assignments for the House’s 2019-20 legislative term were announced by Speaker Lee Chatfield. “Tax policy…

Rep. Afendoulis ceremoniously sworn into office

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township was ceremoniously sworn into office on Wednesday by Michigan State Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Markman. Rep. Afendoulis represents the 73rd District, which includes the city of East Grand Rapids and the townships of Cannon, Courtland, Nelson, Oakfield, Plainfield, Spencer, and Grand Rapids Charter Township….

Rep. Afendoulis announces office is open to serve residents

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township announced today her office in Lansing is ready to serve the people of the 73rd District. Adam Erber is Rep. Afendoulis’ legislative director, and Emily Rambo serves as legislative aide in charge of constituent outreach. Erber previously worked as former Sen. Dave Hildenbrand’s legislative director, and Rambo…