State Rep. Brad Paquette announced his upcoming office hours for the month of February.
“Active citizenship forms the foundation of a strong democratic republic,” Paquette said. “I encourage you to take the time to express your interests and concerns with me, so I can speak boldly for Southwest Michigan at the Capitol.”
Rep. Paquette will be available Saturday, Feb. 22 at the following times and locations:
- 10 to 11 a.m. at Infusco Coffee Roasters, 5846 Sawyer Road in Sawyer; and
- 12 to 1 p.m. at Union Coffee House, 115 E. Front St. in Buchanan.
No appointments are necessary. Those who are unable to attend at the scheduled times, but would like an opportunity to talk with Rep. Paquette may call his office at (517) 373-1796 or email [email protected].
A group of Republican lawmakers this week introduced a plan protecting Michigan residents and job providers from excessive penalties for non-compliance with rules implemented unilaterally by the governor.
State Rep. Brad Paquette, of Niles, and State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, of Detroit, delivered testimony Tuesday before the state House Education Committee on a bipartisan package of bills to give Michigan educators a voice in state policy decisions that directly affect local schools.
Speaking during his tele town hall meeting with area residents this weekend, Rep. Paquette say his chief job in the community the past few weeks has been listening and getting voices heard.