Rep. Wakeman welcomes community leader to the state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Rodney Wakeman of Saginaw Township welcomed Cynthia Pape, also of Saginaw Township, to the Capitol. Pape is the director of the READ Association of Saginaw County. Pictured from left to right is Rep. Rodney Wakeman, Cynthia Pape, and Johanna Wakeman. Wakeman represents parts of Saginaw County, which includes Birch Run, Frankenmuth,…

Rep. Lightner welcomes her local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lightner of Springport welcomed Pastor Matt Rohde to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Rohde, also of Springport, is the lead pastor of Springport Bible Church. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.   ###

Reps. Afendoulis, Huizenga recognize Education Support Professional of the Year

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township, and Mark Huizenga, of Walker, welcomed Rockford Public Schools bus driver Russ Clark to the House floor on Tuesday. Clark was awarded “Education Support Staff Professional of the Year” by the Michigan Department of Education. Pictured from left to right: Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, Rep. Mark…

Rep. Kahle welcomes World War II veteran from Lenawee County to state Capitol

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian and Sen. Dale Zorn today welcomed Lenawee County resident Frank Dick to the Capitol, presenting him with a legislative tribute commemorating his service during World War II. “Those who have served our great nation deserve our respect and recognition for their sacrifices,” Rep. Kahle said. “Frank’s incredible desire to…

Rep. Webber welcomes Rochester University president to lead House invocation

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills welcomed Dr. Brian L. Stogner (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Dr. Stogner serves as president at Rochester University. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Wakeman welcomes local reverend to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Rodney Wakeman of Saginaw Township welcomed Reverend James Krueger to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Krueger, also of Saginaw Township, is the lead reverend of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Joining them at the rostrum is Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore of the House Pam…

Rep. Vaupel welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Hank Vaupel of Fowlerville welcomed Pastor Ryan Guenther to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Guenther is the lead pastor of Victory Baptist Church in Hartland. Joining them at the Rostrum is Speaker Pro Tempore of the House Jason Wentworth.   ###

Rep. Crawford hosts Michigan State Fair Scholarship winners at Capitol

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi welcomed the 2019 Michigan State Fair Scholarship winners from across the state to the Capitol on Thursday. The Michigan State Fair promotes positive achievements in rural and urban agriculture, business and industry. This year’s winners have accomplishments in a variety of categories, such as animal/livestock, home arts, agriculture and urban/rural…

Speaker Chatfield honors Art in the Legislature participant at the Capitol

Speaker of the House, Lee Chatfield (left) welcomed University of Michigan art student Riley Parrish (right) to the state Capitol today to thank her for participating in the 2019-2020 Art in the Legislature program. Riley’s art piece “Deterioration” will be on exhibit all year long in the Anderson House Office Building. Parrish is a 2017…