News From Rep. Elder

Monday, January 30, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Brian K. Elder (D-Bay City) was named Democratic vice chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, in addition to being placed on the House Energy and Military and Veterans Affairs committees.

“Bay County, with some of the richest soil and most diverse farming in the state, is a true agricultural leader,” said Rep. Elder. “That’s why I’m honored to be given this appointment. Agriculture, from our proud family farmers, to major employers...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Brian K. Elder (D-Bay City) joined his House colleagues today to open the new legislative session at the ceremonial swearing-in held in the House Chamber at the state Capitol. Rep. Elder was sworn in by state Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack, and was joined by his wife Susan Elder and their three children, Brian, Daniel and Johanna.

“The most important lesson I ever learned was one taught to me by...

State Rep. Brian K. Elder (D-Bay City) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With him are his wife, Susan Elder, his sons Daniel and Brian Elder II and his daughter Johanna.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

LANSING — Incoming House Democratic Floor Leader-elect state Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) has chosen four assistant floor leaders for the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Rep. LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit), state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren), state Rep.-elect Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and state Rep.-elect Brian Elder (D-Bay City).

“I look forward to working with these assistant floor leaders as we advocate for an agenda that brings better wages to...