Rep. Lucido sponsors resolution to secure Selfridge as defense industry leader

State Rep. Pete Lucido of Shelby Township delivered testimony today before the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on a resolution he introduced to encourage the U.S. Air Force to station the F-35 Lightning II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County. “Stationing the F-35 at Selfridge will guarantee that our local base…

Legislation to help military families clears the House

Bills by Reps. Maturen, Wittenberg allow military spouses who are attorneys to transfer bar privileges to Michigan State Reps. David Maturen, R-Vicksburg, and Robert Wittenberg, D-Oak Park, praised Thursday’s House passage of their two-bill bipartisan package to help families of military service members. House Bills 5288-89 would let military spouses who are attorneys admitted to…

Senate approves Rep. Hughes bill to provide college credit for military service

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by state Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, providing men and women who honorably and heroically served their nation in uniform with university credit for their military experience, has passed the Michigan Senate unanimously, 38-0. House Bill 4060 requires Michigan’s public universities to inform veterans who apply to attend the school that they could…

Rep. Lana Theis leads House in honoring a local hero

Special tribute awarded to Corporal Danny Sullivan State Rep. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, honored a local hero today by formally recognizing him on the House floor. Purple Heart veteran, Cpl. Danny Sullivan, was formally presented with a special award highlighting his dedicated military service to our state and country. Cpl. Sullivan received an official State of…