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…

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

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development today passed a budget that saves taxpayer dollars while supporting continued growth, innovation and food safety in Michigan’s agricultural industry, said state Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, chair of the subcommittee. “This budget plan invests in Michigan’s farmers and farming communities – supporting innovation and safety in growing…

Rep. VanWoerkom announces April 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 April. “Coffee hours are a great opportunity to meet with people in our community and address their questions and concerns,” Rep. VanWoerkom said. “I value your input…

Norton Shores boy scout joins Rep. VanWoerkom at state capital

PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. VanWoerkom presents a tribute to Mason Schlafer, of Norton Shores, on the House Floor. State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, welcomed Mason Schlafer, a boy scout from Troop 1053 to the state capital yesterday and presented him with a tribute for his achievement of becoming the second highest selling popcorn sales…

Rep. VanWoerkom votes to make state government transparent

Plan extends open record requirements to governor, Legislature State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom today voted to approve a bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, said the House unanimously approved the multi-bill proposal. “This vote is about being accountable to your constituents,” VanWoerkom said. “Sunlight is…

Rep. VanWoerkom announces in-district office hours

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, recently announced several dates in March where he will be available to meet with Muskegon County residents during scheduled office hours. “In-district office hours are the best way to hear directly from residents and receive input on recent proposals and problems facing the legislature,” VanWoerkom said. “I value…

Rep. VanWoerkom votes to support lakeshore conservation and expand recreation opportunities

State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom voted this week in favor of a plan to complete an extensive six-mile lakefront recreation and conservation project stretching from near Grand Haven’s North Pier in Ottawa County to Hoffmaster State Park in Muskegon County. The legislation approved by the House Appropriations Committee, with VanWoerkom’s support, includes $3.8 million to acquire…

Rep. VanWoerkom announces office photo contest

State Representative Greg VanWoerkom (R–Norton Shores) today announced that he is holding a photo contest to help decorate the 91st district legislative office in Lansing. Of the entries submitted, ten winning photos will be selected which will be displayed in the office. The contest ends March 15. “As I continue to work in Lansing representing…