Legislative Report for MAT
Judy Augenstein, Legislative Consultant
On Monday of this week our friend Rep. Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle was killed in a motorcycle accident in Montmorency County as he was traveling to Lansing for House session. The crash involved another car driven by a 59 yer old woman as her car turned left into Rep. Pettalia, he died instantly. The Senate was not in session this week. The House canceled fundraisers, committee meetings and its normal session for Tuesday. A memorial service was held today, Friday, Sept. 16, at the Presque Isle Lighthouse from noon to 5:00 PM. Shuttle buses ushered mourners to and from their cars to and from the site. Donations can be made to the “Lighthouse Restoration Fund”, 12653 E. Grand Lake Rd., Presque Isle, MI. 49777.