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Mar 23, 2015 at 8:13 PM
Current criminal law bans long endurance events -- like ultramarathons and 24-hour walks for charity.
Dec 29, 2014 at 7:05 AM

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Mark Jansen tops the list of West Michigan lawmakers who missed the most votes this year, according to the Missed Votes Report compiled by Jack McHugh, editor of MichiganVotes.org.
Jansen missed 46 votes between...
Dec 12, 2014 at 2:53 PM
State Representative Rob VerHeulen, a Walker Republican, chairs the House appropriations subcommittee on transportation.
Nov 6, 2014 at 8:29 PM
He'll be taking over the majority leader post from Sen. Randy Richardville, who's leaving because of term limits.
May 26, 2014 at 10:17 AM
Hundreds of people gathered in Grand Rapids Monday morning to pay tribute to fallen veterans on this Memorial Day.
May 26, 2014 at 11:01 AM



GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM)—Hundreds of people gathered in Grand Rapids Monday morning to pay tribute to fallen veterans on this Memorial Day.





A trumpeter played taps during the ceremony in...
Apr 24, 2014 at 10:41 AM

ROCKFORD, Mich.—The Rockford boys’ water polo team got a warm welcome while visiting the Capitol recently.
State Reps. Peter MacGregor and Rob VerHeulen honored the team for back-to-back state championship victories.
“Few high school...
Mar 14, 2014 at 8:12 AM

KENT COUNTY, Mich.— State lawmakers are coming to the rescue of drivers trying to dodge a plethora of potholes this year.
The legislature Wednesday approved $215 million in emergency road funding,  including $115 million for priority...
Sparta, Walker, Rockford, Grandville
Dec 11, 2013 at 9:19 AM

LANSING, Mich. (WZZM) - Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill renaming a section of I-96 for a Walker Police Officer killed in the line of duty.

Public Act 142 of 2013 renames I-96 between Fruit Ridge Avenue and 16th Avenue as...
Coopersville, Walker
Dec 3, 2013 at 7:48 PM

LANSING, Mich. (WZZM) - The Michigan Senate approved legislation Tuesday to rename a portion of I-96 for a Walker police officer killed in the line of duty.

State representative Rob VerHeulen, R-Walker, made the announcement.  The...
Nov 18, 2013 at 1:56 PM

SPARTA, Mich.—State lawmaker Rob VerHeulen will visit Sparta Saturday, November 23 to hear community concerns.
VerHeulen, who represents the Walker area, will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Maxine’s Family Restaurant, located...
Nov 6, 2013 at 8:34 AM

WALKER, Mich.—Walker is getting a new mayor.
Tuesday night, voters overwhelmingly elected Mark Huizenga over incumbent Barbara Holt, 1,486 votes to 514 votes.  The mayoral race had a higher turnout than most races in West Michigan, with...
Aug 23, 2013 at 10:46 AM

WALKER, Mich. (WZZM) - Mayor Barb Holt, who became mayor of Walker in January to finish out Rob VerHeulen's term, has suspended her campaign for election and is endorsing a fellow commissioner for the position.

Holt announced Friday...
Jul 30, 2013 at 1:49 PM

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich.-- State Representatives Rob VerHeulen and Pete McGregor met with township, city and public safety officials Tuesday morning to receive public input on recently proposed state legislation that would increase or establish...
Comstock Park
Jun 23, 2013 at 1:13 PM
Two lawmakers say their bills are a response to people recently taking risks like kayaking and using jet skis on flooding rivers in the Grand Rapids area.