PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Tisdel of Rochester Hills is officially sworn into office today by House Clerk Gary Randall, left. Rep. Tisdel’s wife, Susan, is holding the Bible and they are joined, in back from left, by his son Andrew Tisdel, sister-in-law Ellen Durand, mother-in-law Ann Durand and brother-in-law Peter Durand. Residents of the greater Rochester area can reach Tisdel’s office by calling (517) 373-1773 or emailing [email protected].
Monday, all government buildings in Lansing were closed to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day. The remainder of the business week, all state government buildings are closed due to “credible threats” of violence. Call it irony.