State Rep. Dave Prestin, of Cedar River, announced he will host local office hours on Friday, July 14 in Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac counties with Sen. Ed McBroom, of Waucedah Township.
The meetings take place at the following times and locations:
- Dancing Crane Coffee House; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.; 12072 W. Lakeshore Dr., Brimley
- Zeller’s Restaurant; 2 – 3 p.m.; 7576 M-123, Newberry
- Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum; 4 – 5 p.m.; W11660 US-2, Naubinway
No appointments are necessary to attend office hours. Those who are unable to attend but would still like to share their thoughts with the representative may call his Lansing office at (517) 373-0156 or email [email protected].
“The governor signed away the future of the Upper Peninsula to please climate activists, not considering the factories that this will close and the families who will struggle to afford their heat in the middle of winter. Public utilities will be forced to spend millions on preposterous renewable energy credits to become compliant with these radical new laws. These additional expenses will be passed down to consumers who can’t afford their energy bills as it is.”
“These bills are precisely the opposite of what the U.P. and Michigan needs,” said Prestin, R-Cedar River. “The most urgent need is to reduce costs and increase reliability. Even if the tiny contribution Michigan makes to global emissions mattered, which it doesn’t, this plan will make living and working here harder for our residents.”
“Democrats just spent two weeks passing legislation that will wreak havoc across Michigan. Now, they’re tucking their tails, ignoring their duty to the voters, and running out of town. We are a full-time legislature. It’s been forty years since we’ve adjourned as early as Democrats did this week.”
“Our medical first responders and emergency medical technicians have reached a critical shortage in people interested in doing the work,” Prestin said. “This legislation would allow EMS agencies to advance the next generation of this crucial profession. We already allow high school students to train for these jobs. This package just ensures that those recruits can get into the workforce when they complete their coursework instead of waiting until their eighteenth birthday.”