MASON – State Representative Tom Cochran (D-Mason) invites residents to join him for coffee to discuss their thoughts and ideas about improving state government. Rep. Cochran will host September coffee hours on:

• Friday, Sept. 13, from 9 to 10 a.m. at McDonald’s, 4500 Hall Road in Leslie.

• Monday, Sept. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at Bestsellers Coffee, 360 Jefferson St. in Mason.

• Friday, Sept. 27, from 8 to 9 a.m. at Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center, 5815 Wise Road in Lansing with special guest, Ingham County Commissioner Sarah Anthony.

Rep. Cochran encourages people to sign up for his e-newsletter, which will provide brief updates on his work at the Capitol and in the community. To sign up, interested individuals should visit Residents can also reach Rep. Cochran at his office at (517) 373-0587.