Subscribers
MIRS - Michigan's Independent Source of News & Information
Midday Update

Cast 100% Of All Eligible Roll Call
Votes This Session
(876 out of 878)

Lower, James (R)

State Representative District 70
Office: S1089 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-0834
Email: JamesLower@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Greenville, MI
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/central/lower/
Seat Number: 51
Standing Committees: Local Government & Municipal Finance(C), Tax Policy(VC), Energy, Health Policy
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. James Lower was elected to his first term as state representative in November 2016.

WORK EXPERIENCE

He has worked as Executive Director for a small national consulting firm and a legislative assistant in both the Michigan House and Michigan Senate.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Lower, click here.

EDUCATION

Rep. Lower received a degree in Economics from Michigan State University and a master's degree in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University.

PERSONAL

Rep. Lower and his wife, Kristen, live in Greenville.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

He was a member of the Ionia County Commission, where he served as vice-chairman.  He also is a member of the Montcalm Economic Alliance - and the Knights of Columbus. He has also been involved in several grassroots organizations and campaigns, as well.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Danielle Sirianni
dsirianni@house.mi.gov

Additional Information


Supremes Hear Arguments On Constitutionality Of SORA (10-07-2020)

House Sends Return To Learn Bills To Governor's Desk (08-17-2020)

Gov Objects To House-Passed Immunity Bill; More House News (07-23-2020)

Local Governments Object To Property Tax Deferment Redux, More Senate News (07-23-2020)

Republicans Seek Override Votes, Dems Not Interested (07-20-2020)

Someone Knockin' At The Door, Somebody Ringin' The Bell (07-17-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-13-2020)

Whitmer Vetoes Bipartisan COVID-Related Tax Relief Bills (07-08-2020)

AFL-CIO Unveils Endorsements For August Primary (06-29-2020)

Voters Could Prohibit Prison Servitude In Next General Election; More Senate News (06-24-2020)

No-Penalty Property Tax Extension Passes House (06-18-2020)

Clearer Info, Affordability Are Goals In Drain Code Updates (06-10-2020)

Here's How We See The House Races, Districts 61-70 (06-04-2020)

Bills Would 'Feel Like' Tax Extension To Homeowners, Lower Says (05-28-2020)

House Votes To Allow Bigger Payday Loans (05-27-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (05-27-2020)

MSP Offers Suggestions In SORA Re-Boot Discussion (05-12-2020)

Judiciary Takes Up Bill To Fix SORA Constitutional Problems (05-06-2020)

79% Of MI's COVID-19 Deaths Are Those 60 And Older; More COVID-19 News (04-03-2020)

Former Postmaster, Minister Take On Outman, 3 Other GOPers In 70th House District (04-01-2020)

That Dog Hunts; House Flushes Out Pheasant Stamp Bill (03-17-2020)

Capitol Restrictions Put In Place As Coronavirus Hits 12th MI Person (03-12-2020)

Coronavirus Response Money A Part Of $321M Supplemental Deal (03-10-2020)

Partisan Divide Widens Over Environmental Policy Priorities (02-28-2020)

Colvin Drops Out In MI-3 (02-18-2020)

Langlois Drops Out Of MI-3 For Personal Reasons (02-13-2020)

Governor Accuses Shirkey, Senate R's Of 'Sexist, Partisan' Games (02-13-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (01-29-2020)

Whitmer Will Give Dem Response To Trump's State Of The Union (01-24-2020)

Schools Won't Be Touched By Switch Tax Credit Under House-Passed Bill (01-23-2020)

Locals Claim They're Buried Under 'Mountains' Of Building Blueprints (01-22-2020)

County Jails Would Be Exempt From Fire Map Posting Rule (01-08-2020)

House, Senate Claim Court Ruling Deprives Its Ability To Regulate Elections (01-03-2020)

Johnson Most Conservative Of 2019, Garrett Most Progressive/Liberal (12-30-2019)

Quote Of The Year And Other Noteworthy Comments From 2019 (12-27-2019)

Victory Racks Up Most Conservative Voting Record; Geiss Most Progressive (12-20-2019)

Supremes Say No To Request Bypassing COA In Ballot Drives Suit (12-19-2019)

New Federal Super PAC Formed To Support Amash In 2020 Election (12-19-2019)

Drugs From Canada Bill Faces Tough Questions In Health Policy (12-05-2019)

Lower Dropping Out Of MI-3; Will Not Seek Re-Election To House (11-19-2019)

Oakland Board Gets Kudos For Pushing Statewide Septic Code (11-08-2019)