Dear Neighbor,

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

Lansing Residents Share Their Concerns, Priorities at Love Lansing Social Hour

I had the honor of being one of state Rep. Sarah Anthony’s special guests at her Love Lansing Constituent Social Hour on Monday night. Rep. Anthony, Rep.-elect Emily Dievendorf and I sat down to hear directly from Lansing residents about the biggest needs in our community and what they want us to accomplish next term. Thank you to everyone who came out last night.


I-496 Reopens, Some Exits Remain Closed

Last week, the two-mile stretch of Interstate 496 in Lansing reopened after five months of construction. Exit ramps that are still closed will remain closed until mid-December. The Capitol Avenue bridge will remain closed through the winter.

Heritage Hall Capitol Visitor Center Opens to the Public

Yesterday, I went to the dedication ceremony for Heritage Hall in the Michigan Capitol building. This new visitor center offers historical displays, artifacts and guided Capitol tours. If you are interested in visiting, Heritage Hall is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with guided tours running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The entrance is located at 323 W. Ottawa St. in Lansing.


Kara Hope

State Representative