The first issue brought up by City Manager Jon Lynch was Public Act 51, which hits home locally with the Michigan Department of Transportation’s plans to reconstruct the M-20 bridge. Lynch was joined by members of the city council along with state Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, and state Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland.
• [Rep. Gary] Glenn attended the annual first responders recognition banquet sponsored by the Carl and Esther Gerstacker Foundation and Midland Exchange Club. Glenn said first responders are responsible for “the sense of personal safety and security that residents rank among the leading benefits of living in this community.”Read more
• Glenn Monday participated in a candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Midland Area and broadcast live by Midland Community Television. The forum will be re-aired multiple times before the Nov. 8 election on Charter cable channel 191 and can also be viewed online at http://mctv.midland-mi.org/Cablecast/Public/Show.aspx?ChannelID=1&ShowID=8339.Read more
On Monday, October 3, Rep. Glenn participated in a candidate forum sponsored by the Midland League of Women Voters. He clearly outlined the practical conservative principles for which he has fought the past two years in Lansing.
Watch the MCTV broadcast of the Forum here: http://mctv.midland-mi.org/Cablecast/Public/Show.aspx?ChannelID=1&ShowID=8339
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• Rep. Gary Glenn toured The Midland Academy, a public charter school, where he read to kindergartners, witnessed a demonstration by the school’s robotics club, and spoke to a third grade class that is studying state government and to a senior history class.Read more
Saturday morning, some 80 Republicans gathered at a Plymouth Park shelter filled with red, white, blue and yellow balloons as Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, announced his intentions to run for a second term.
Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, stated that Glenn was Freshman Legislator of the Year and also applauded Glenn’s efforts in setting energy policy. Stamas said he’s seen Glenn in action.
“He made a commitment and he’s living up to that commitment.” Stamas urged everyone to “make sure he’s there for four more years.”Read more
As he did last year, Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, was again ranked as the second “Most Conservative” member of the Michigan House of Representatives by Inside Michigan Politics. For 25 years, Inside Politics has been ranking the “Most Liberal” and “Most Conservative” members of the state House of Representatives and Senate.Read more
Jim Stamas for State Senate paid $325 the first time around, then gave Spangler’s duck back for resale, which brought in another $180 from Bay Mid Drywall.
Republican candidates were out in force on Wednesday as Gary Glenn for Representative, John Moolenaar for Congress and Roger Hauck for State Representative all purchased animals, but chose to give the animal back for resale. According to auction rules, the highest amount of the two bids goes to the seller. The lowest bid goes to the 4-H Small Animal Committee to improve the 4-H small animal exhibits.
Stamas purchased six animals, including a mini satin junior rabbit doe from Theoron Arno. Stamas said he has been trying to purchase one of Arno’s animals for three years and finally was successful.
Glenn last week received the support of the state affiliate of the National Association of Theater Owners, whose members include the Neighborhood Cinema Group (NCG), which owns the Midland theater, and Goodrich Quality Theaters, which owns the Bay City theater.
Glenn, a cosponsor of bipartisan legislation that would extend Freedom of Information Act requirements to Michigan’s governor and legislature, said he believes transparency also includes keeping constituents informed about his health after being diagnosed in January with prostate cancer that had grown up his spinal column and destroyed one vertebrae, breaking his back. Glenn said he received his last chemotherapy treatment on July 27 and that his PSA count — 348 when the cancer was discovered — is now less than 0.1, the lowest score the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center can measure.Read more