Rep. VanWoerkom encourages students to participate in summer reading program

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, today reminded area students about the summer reading program hosted by his office and encouraged them to participate. Students first through fifth grade are eligible to participate in the program. To enter, students simply pick up Rep. VanWoerkom’s customized summer bookmark from their local library, read ten books,…

Rep. VanWoerkom hosts summer reading program for students

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, recently announced a summer reading program for Muskegon County students that aims to keep them reading over the summer months. Students first through fifth grade are eligible to participate in the program. To enter, students simply pick up Rep. VanWoerkom’s customized summer bookmark from their local library, read…

Rep. VanWoerkom announces June coffee hours

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, recently announced where he will be available to meet with Muskegon County residents during scheduled coffee hours for the month of June. “I am hard at work making sure we the priorities of my district and its residents are represented at the Capitol,” Rep. VanWoerkom said. “If you…

VanWoerkom supports plan to bring state cleanup dollars to Zephyr site

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom today supported a budget proposal that would bring additional state cleanup dollars to the former Zephyr Oil site along the Muskegon River. “I am proud to support this critical cleanup initiative to remove hazardous sediment from the Muskegon River,” said VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores. “Cleaning up this area has been a…

House approves VanWoerkom’s plan to protect and promote Michigan’s farmers

A budget plan led by Rep. Greg VanWoerkom that saves taxpayer dollars while supporting continued growth, innovation and food safety in Michigan’s agricultural industry was approved by the Michigan House. “Supporting innovation and safety in growing and processing the food we put on our table is a sound investment in our state’s agricultural economy,” said…

VanWoerkom supports plan to reduce auto insurance rates

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom today joined colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House voted to approve legislation lowering rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage and combating fraudulent claims to help lower costs. The plan should soon be headed to…

Rep. VanWoerkom, O’Malley host successful roads town hall in Muskegon County

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, recently hosted community members for a town hall meeting to discuss road funding with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley, chair of the House Transportation Committee. Joining the representatives was Ken Hulka, Managing Director of the Muskegon County Road Commission. The discussion included an update on current road funding,…

Rep. VanWoerkom supports historic auto insurance reform

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom released the following statement after supporting historic car insurance reform today: “We took a step in the right direction in the state House today. Muskegon drivers have long demanded change and this legislation will provide them reduced rates by giving people insurance coverage options that meet their diverse needs and by…

Rep. VanWoerkom town hall meeting on road funding this Monday

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, will host a town hall meeting with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley on Monday, May 13 to discuss road funding in Michigan. Rep. O’Malley chairs the House Transportation Committee and is traveling to different parts of the state to discuss road funding directly with local residents. O’Malley recently…

Rep. VanWoerkom announces May coffee hours

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, recently announced where he will be available to meet with Muskegon County residents during the month of May. “I value the input that comes out of these regular coffee hour discussions,” Rep. VanWoerkom said. “If you have any thoughts or concerns about state government, I encourage you to…

Rep. VanWoerkom invites residents to town hall meeting on road funding

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, will host a town hall meeting with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley on Monday, May 13 to discuss road funding in Michigan. Rep. O’Malley chairs the House Transportation Committee and is traveling to different parts of the state to discuss road funding directly with local residents. O’Malley recently…