State Rep. Bryan Posthumus (second from right), of Kent County, places his hand over the Holy Bible after he was officially sworn in for his first term as a Michigan State Representative on Wednesday, Jan. 13. He was joined by (from left) Clerk of the House Gary Randall, Former Lt. Governor Dick Posthumus, Krista Beach, Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons, Royce Beach, and Elizabeth Heaton. The 101st Michigan Legislature met for session for the first time Wednesday following the ceremony. Posthumus represents residents of the 73rd District, which includes the city of East Grand Rapids and the townships of Cannon, Courtland, Nelson, Oakfield, Plainfield, Spencer and Grand Rapids Charter Township.
Rep. Posthumus talks about his new bill that would postpone a farmer’s jury duty service until after the period between April 1 through November 30, saying people working in ag need the flexibility to get crops planted and harvested.
State Rep. Bryan Posthumus, of Kent County, today introduced House Bill 4550, which would allow farmers summoned for jury duty to be excused from service during the harvest season spanning from April to November.