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State Representative Lyons Hosts Fracking Town Hall

State Representative Lyons Hosts Fracking Town Hall

LYONS HOSTING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TOWN HALL IN ADA 

State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons is hosting a town hall meeting on the concerns relating to hydraulic fracturing in Kent County on Monday, March 18.

The town hall meeting will take place at Ada Township Hall, located at 7330 Thornapple River Dr. at 6:30 p.m.

"Citizens in Ada Township have expressed concerns about hydraulic fracturing and the potential for it to occur in Ada," said Lyons, R-Alto. "I am hosting this town hall meeting to help everyone understand the process and why it is being discussed in our area."

Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Environmental Quality will provide a briefing on hydraulic fracturing, how it is regulated and land leasing laws.

MI House Representative Takes A Flying Leap

MI House Representative Takes A Flying Leap

It was a cold February day when MI House Representative Lisa Poshumus Lyons took a flying leap into a freezing pool for charity. It was the Legislative Polar Plunge at the Capitol Building in Lansing for Special Olympics Michigan Athletes. About 20 Michigan Legislators, plus Lt. Governor Brian Calley lined up to show their support for Special Olympics Michigan. The second annual Legislative Polar Plunge raised more than $30,000 to benefit children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This Polar Plunge was one of 28 Polar Plunges throughout Michigan from January through this month to benefit Special Olympics Michigan.

Lowell Schools Asking For 1 Mill In Vote This Tuesday

Lowell Schools Asking For 1 Mill In Vote This Tuesday

If you are in the Lowell School District, Tuesday, Feb 26, is the day you can vote on the Lowell Public Schools Millage vote

Below is a letter shared in January by the Lowell Public Schools Superintendent. In it, he asks voters to approve 1 mill to for a district sinking fund. The money would be dedicated to infrastructure improvements including safety and security enhancements, much needed roof replacement, energy savings, and asphalt replacements.

 

Chris Schwab voted unanimously to the Lowell city Council

Chris Schwab voted unanimously to the Lowell city Council

Lowell has a new City Council member. Rev. Chris Schwab was chosen by unanimous vote as a member of the Lowell City Council to fill the vacancy of Jim Valentine.

He has been minister at First Congregational Church in Lowell since May 2010. Prior to that, he was minister at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church for four years, as well as a counselor and program supervisor at Child and Family Service in Hawaii.

Rev. Schwab has a Masters in Social work from Loyola University of Chicago, a Masters of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary, and a Bachelors of Civil Engineering from Lehigh University.

Governor Appoints Lowell Resident To Michigan Advisory Commission

Governor Appoints Lowell Resident To Michigan Advisory Commission

Lowell resident Larry Yachcik was recently appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Michigan Long-Term Care Supports and Services Advisory Commission. Housed within the Michigan Department of Community Health, the 17-member commission provides quality assurance reviews of Michigan's long-term care system.

Lowell Schools Want 1 Mill for Infrastructure

Lowell Schools Want 1 Mill for Infrastructure

A letter shared by the Lowell Public Schools Superintendent is asking voters to approve 1 mill to for a district sinking fund. The money would be dedicated to infrastructure improvements including safety and security enhancements, much needed roof replacement, energy savings, and asphalt replacements.

Environmental Organization Grades Local Lawmakers

Environmental Organization Grades Local Lawmakers

Find the grades for legislators in your district through The Sierra Club's full scorecard.  

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