Michiganders deserve good dental health care

More than a thousand volunteers gathered at Calvin College’s Huizinga Tennis and Track Center in Grand Rapids June 1-2 to provide free dental care for all who attended, regardless of income or residency status. The bi-annual Mission of Mercy program of the Michigan Dental Association Foundation is a godsend to the thousands of Michiganders who…

VanSingel votes for budget that focuses on schools, roads

Plan reduces debt, spends less taxpayer money that current budget   State Rep. Scott VanSingel today voted for a responsible state budget that focuses on issues key to hard-working taxpayers, such as school funding, classroom safety and fixing roads. VanSingel, of Grant, who serves on the House Appropriations Committee, said the budget is once again…

VanSingel plan to address school threats moves forward

State Rep. Scott VanSingel’s plan to help crack down on threats made against students and teachers in Michigan schools was approved today by the House Judiciary Committee. VanSingel, of Grant, said his legislation offers a simple solution to a problem identified by prosecutors and law enforcement agencies across the state. “Right now, prosecutors can either…

Rep. VanSingel invites residents to June office hours

State Rep. Scott VanSingel of Grant announces his office hours for the month of April. “It is my top priority to listen to the questions and concerns that residents may have regarding state government,” VanSingel said. “I encourage everyone to attend office hours.” Rep. VanSingel will be available at the following times and locations: Monday,…

Rep. VanSingel highlights importance of dental screenings

On June 1-2, thousands of volunteers will gather at Calvin College’s Huizenga Tennis and Track Center in Grand Rapids to provide free dental care for all residents, regardless of income. This bi-annual Mission of Mercy program of the Michigan Dental Association Foundation is a godsend to the thousands of Michiganders who participate, and who face…

Rep. VanSingel announces April office hours

            State Rep. Scott VanSingel of Grant invites residents to join him for office hours during the month of April. “I look forward to speaking with the residents of Newaygo, Oceana, and Lake counties about their state government,” VanSingel said. “Holding office hours throughout the district allows me to keep the community informed on what…

VanSingel bill eliminating unnecessary state regulation signed into law

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Scott VanSingel eliminating a confusing and unnecessary state regulation was recently signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. VanSingel’s bill was part of a four-piece package repealing the Michigan Explosives Act. “The Michigan Explosives Act was a useless law that generated confusion and created a liability for the state,” said…

Rep. VanSingel helps state House approve more money for road improvements

Plan helps Lake, Oceana and Newaygo counties State Rep. Scott VanSingel on Wednesday voted in favor of a plan to invest an additional $175 million into road repairs across Michigan as soon as possible. “Lake, Oceana and Newaygo counties will see a significant amount of money for their road repairs,” said VanSingel, of Grant.  “This…

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…