Rep. VanSingel invites residents to take part in Free Fishing Weekend

Rep. Scott Vansingel of Grant invites everyone to take part in the state’s winter Free Fishing Weekend on Feb. 17 and 18. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering all residents and out-of-state visitors the opportunity to fish license-free over the weekend. This is a great way to introduce people to the sport of…

Rep. VanSingel announces upcoming office hours

State Rep. Scott VanSingel of Grant invites residents to join him for office hours during the months of February and March. “I was elected to represent our community. The best way for me to do that is to listen to the ideas and concerns people have regarding state government,” VanSingel said. “I invite all residents…

Rep. VanSingel optimistic about economy after conference report

State Rep. Scott VanSingel today said he is confident Michigan’s economy will continue to grow following the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, which is the first look at the upcoming economic forecast. The report was compiled by the House and Senate Fiscal agencies, the state budget director and other economic experts, and presented to the House…

Rep. VanSingel announces January office hours

State Rep. Scott VanSingel of Grant announces his upcoming office hours for the month of January. “It is important for me to hear the questions and concerns that residents may have regarding state government so I can bring their ideas to Lansing,” VanSingel said. “All residents are welcome to participate in my office hours.” Rep….

Making life better for Michigan residents

Representing the people of Lake, Oceana and Newaygo counties in the Michigan House was my top priority in 2017. To keep Michigan moving forward, I will continue to hear residents’ ideas and make sure their voices are heard back in Lansing. Improving the safety and quality of life for Michiganders is always on my mind…

Rep. VanSingel: Recommended grant will help preserve natural resources

State Rep. Scott VanSingel today announced a grant has been recommended by the Natural Resources Trust Fund board to purchase property in Newaygo County that will be used for hunting, fishing and wildlife observation. VanSingel, of Grant, said the $213,800 land acquisition also will contribute to a plan to protect the habitat of the Karner…

Rep. VanSingel announces December office hours

State Rep. Scott VanSingel of Grant welcomes residents to join him for upcoming office hours during the month of December. “It is important for me to regularly meet with residents to hear their questions and concerns regarding state government,” VanSingel said. “I invite all residents to participate in my office hours.” Rep. VanSingel will be…

Rep. VanSingel welcomes CMU president to Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Scott VanSingel, a Central Michigan University graduate, welcomed college President George E. Ross to the Capitol on Tuesday to celebrate CMU’s 125th anniversary. From left, Rep. Roger Hauck, Rep. Jim Tedder, President Ross, Rep. Scott VanSingel and Rep. Jason Wentworth.

Rep. VanSingel welcomes local pastor to lead House Invocation

  State Rep. Scott VanSingel, right, welcomed Pastor Shelby Gemmen, center, with the Grant Reformed Church, of which Rep. VanSingel is a member, to the Capitol to lead the invocation for the House of Representatives before today’s session. Speaker of the House Tom Leonard, left, joined them at the rostrum.

Rep. VanSingel votes for prohibition on local food taxes

Legislator says families would be hurt by levy   State Rep. Scott VanSingel today voted for legislation preventing local governments from imposing taxes on food and beverages. VanSingel, of Grant, said that while no municipal governments in Michigan have yet opted to tax the manufacture, distribution and sales of food, municipalities in other parts of…

House approves Rep. VanSingel’s bill to allow property owners more voice in LLC disputes

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Scott VanSingel, which will give property managers more flexibility in determining attorney representation in legal disagreements, was approved by the House today. VanSingel’s bill allows a limited liability company (LLC) to be represented by the owner with direct knowledge of the property during a legal proceeding, such as a small…