Dear Neighbor:

Here is some information that I hope you will find helpful, including some updates and news from your state government.

SOS Extending Hours, Adding 120,000 Appointments

Secretary of State branch offices are extending their hours and have added 120,000 appointments. Starting July 19, SOS branch offices will stay open until 6 p.m. on Monday and Thursday and open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Although the branches are open by appointment only, greeters are on hand at each branch office to help people schedule appointments. Appointments can also be scheduled online or by calling (888) SOS-MICH.

MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes

The $1 million prize drawing for the MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes will be announced today at 2 p.m. If you missed this drawing, there is still time to win. More than $5 million in cash prizes will be distributed to vaccinated Michiganders in this lottery-style raffle. The sweepstakes also includes nine $55,000 college scholarships that will be given out to vaccinated residents between 12 and 17 years old. Sign up for a vaccine and the sweepstakes at

Upcoming Event: Virtual Coffee Hour

Please join me for a Facebook Live coffee hour this Monday, July 19, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. You will find the event on my Facebook page at that time. I will give a legislative update and answer any questions you may have. Please email with any questions or topics you would like covered. I look forward to speaking with you all soon.

Please don’t hesitate to contact my office at (517) 373-0587 or by email at if we can help.


Kara Hope

State Representative