Political

Afendoulis takes oath of office in Lansing

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

State Rep. Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township (right), today takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.  From left to right is Afendoulis’ mother, Tina; his wife, Phyllis; and his daughters, Elena, Sophia and Mari. Afendoulis was elected last November as the state representative for the 73rd House District, which consists of the [...]

NEWS FROM CANNON TOWNSHIP

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

by STEVE GRIMM Cannon Township Supervisor Steve Grimm On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the voters in Michigan participated in a primary election. Though it was only a primary, in our area the result meant that the victors would prevail in the general election this November, because for most races, there is no competition in the general election. It is always interesting to dissect the [...]

Voters choose candidates during primary elections Tuesday, August 7

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Many local elections will be decided during the primary elections held on Tuesday, August 7 in the cases where candidates are of the same political party. The following are those who filed to run at the time The Rockford Squire began sending out notices asking for information on each of the candidates. Additional information may now be available at the website [...]

Rockford Lion and Club honored by Michigan Legislature

January 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL 73rd District State Representative Pete MacGregor (L) presents Head Market Master of the Rockford Farm Market, Lion Bob Winegar (ctr.) and Rockford Lions Club President Dr. Chad Jackson (R) with a framed Special Tribute from the State of Michigan. (Yes, Pete’s a Lion and proud of it!) Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest community [...]

Jansen’s unemployment insurance reform bills signed

January 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sen. Mark C. Jansen, R-Gaines Township, joins Gov. Rick Snyder as he signs Jansen’s unemployment insurance reform into law, repaying the state’s $3.2 billion unemployment trust fund debt and stopping a federal tax increase on Michigan employers. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Monday, Dec. 19, to restore the long-term solvency of the state’s unemployment trust [...]
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