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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel is visiting the Upper Peninsula this weekend to meet with citizens, take part in several events and tour several sites.
Greimel joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview his trip, which will be primarily in the Western U.P.
Greimel says his U.P. trip includes speaking at the Copper Dog 150 sled dog race start, tour an MTec SmartZone in Houghton, meet with the Houghton County Democrats and also tour the Calumet Schools.
Greimel is serving his first full term in the House of Representatives and first as leader of the Democratic Caucus.
He has been holding several meetings with residents and see what issues they care about most. Greimel has also pushed for more education funding for public schools, repeal of the pension tax, and is fighting the Governor Rick Snyder’s recommended budget for this year.