August 25 2014photo by Tomiaki TamuraThe recent s

first_imgAugust 25, 2014photo by Tomiaki TamuraThe recent summer storms have blanketed the desert landscape with sprouting green all around Arcosanti. This timely gift from heaven gives our dedicated groundskeepers much needed relief from their daily watering routines.[photo & text by Tee]last_img

Rep Lucido completes 201516 term with perfect attendance

first_img22Dec Rep. Lucido completes 2015-16 term with perfect attendance Categories: Lucido News,News LANSING – Perfect attendance and perfect voting record.State Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, completed the 98th legislative session with a perfect record in committee and House floor votes in 2015-16.“The people of the 36th District do not vote for a representative to show up for 83 percent of the votes in the state House, they voted for me to be their representative 100 percent of the time – in the Capitol, in the committee meetings and in Macomb County,” said Rep. Lucido. “It’s a high expectation and I’ve got no problem making that goal.”The current session included 1,261 roll call votes on the House floor. In addition, Lucido was in attendance and actively participating with the Judiciary, Criminal Justice, Energy Policy, and Financial Services committees.“That’s where the legislation is built – during committee hearings,” said Rep. Lucido. “No matter where it was, I was expected and I wanted to be a part of it. So, first term – mission accomplished. Next up – second term with the same expectations.”###last_img read more

Rep Wakeman Republicans Leading the Way on sound public policy

first_img Categories: News,Wakeman News State Rep. Rodney Wakeman stood alongside his House Republican colleagues Tuesday and announced their action plan for the next two years.The plan, called “Leading the Way for an Even Better Michigan,” lays out the key priorities for Republican lawmakers in the 2019-20 legislative term, including training skilled workers, strengthening the state’s agricultural economy and helping Michigan families keep more of what they earn.“Increasing opportunity and growing Michigan’s economy starts with making critical investments in our infrastructure and in our workforce to build an even stronger Michigan,” said Wakeman, of Saginaw Township. “It’s about making sure our state’s economy continues to grow and that we are meeting the growing demand for skilled workers by providing adequate job training in our schools.”Wakeman noted the need for good public policy that ensures no part of our state is overlooked.“We need to support our farmers and strengthen our agricultural opportunities. We need to reduce taxes on Michigan families and encourage the hard work and ingenuity that made Michigan that state that put the world on wheels.” 21Feb Rep. Wakeman, Republicans ‘Leading the Way’ on sound public policylast_img read more