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Statement regarding resignation of former State Representative Todd Courser

2015/09/12, LAPEER – The Lapeer County Republican Party, and its members, have turned the page on a dark chapter in our community’s history. The resignation of former State Representative Todd Courser is not a cause for celebration, but rather a time to set aside the negativity that has befallen our county over the past several weeks. Today is a day to move forward, knowing our State government can now get on with the important business at hand.

We are thankful to the members of the House of Representatives for doing what is best for the citizens of Lapeer County and of our great State. It’s now time to ensure that Lapeer County has a respectable and honorable voice in Lansing. To that regard, the Lapeer County Republican Party looks forward to the upcoming November 3rd primary and March 8th general election so we can put this terrible situation behind us and begin focusing on the issues to move our County and State forward.




Resolution adopted calling for resignation of Todd Courser

2015/08/20, LAPEER – The Lapeer County Republican Party gathered for their monthly Executive Committee Meeting and presented a resolution calling for the resignation of State Rep. Todd Courser.  The resolution, presented below, was duly adopted by the Executive Committee at a meeting held on the 20th day of August, 2015.




WHEREAS, State Representative Todd Courser has brought dishonor and embarrassment to the people of Lapeer County and to the Lapeer County Republican Party; and

WHEREAS, Todd Courser has been recorded in the act of directing his taxpayer paid staff to distribute an obscene and untruthful email which Courser describes as a “controlled burn” in which he openly states in the recording as “a little bit of truth mixed in with a lot lies” (May 19, 2015 recording); and

WHEREAS, Todd Courser has failed in his duty to represent the people of Lapeer County by his non-attendance at nine House Committee meetings this year as well as his failure to attend local meetings in Lapeer County; and

WHEREAS, our Republican Congresswoman Candice Miller has issued a statement that “Todd Courser has proven to be completely unfit to represent the hardworking residents of Lapeer County”;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lapeer County Republican Party Executive Committee hereby demands that Todd Courser submit his resignation as State Representative so that a competent Republican can be elected to represent the people of Lapeer County.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Todd Courser is banned from participating in or displaying any literature or signs at events paid for by the Lapeer County Republican Party, such as event booths or parade groups.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the membership of Todd Courser in the Lapeer County Republican Party is hereby revoked pursuant to Article III.B of the By-Laws.

Message from Lapeer County Republican Party Chair:

2015/08/13 – As the Lapeer County Republican Party Chair, it is my responsibility to provide a forum for the Executive Committee. This forum will allow members to express their opinions and determine a course of action regarding State Representative Todd A. Courser’s conduct and behavior.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Lapeer County Republican Party Executive Committee is on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7pm. The agenda will include discussion from the Executive Committee, as described above, in regard to 82nd District State Representative Courser.

This month’s meeting is scheduled to be held at Maple View Farm in North Branch. Maple View Farm is located at 4567 Jefferson Rd., North Branch MI. 48461. Following the executive meeting there will be picnic that all are welcome to stay for and attend.

More information pertaining to a course of action in regard to State Representative Courser will be made available following this executive meeting.

Jan Peabody – Lapeer County Republican Party Chair

1st Annual Summer Picnic / Exec Meeting

August 20th, 2015 @ 7pm

Please join us for our 1st annual summer picnic / executive meeting.  We will conduct a short executive meeting and then enjoy the rest of the evening with a summer picnic.  There will also be a guest speaker, National Committeewoman Kathy Berden.

Our gracious hosts for the evening are Dana & Lance Walker, owners of Maple View Farms.

The picnic “Main Course” will be served by B-Dogs Hot Dog Cart which features a variety of hot dogs including a Flint Style Coney dog.

We ask that you bring a side dish / appetizer / chips & dips / desserts, etc.  The picnic is also a BYOB event.

If you cannot attend or do not wish to bring a dish please consider donating to help with the cost of the “main course.”  Please contact Jan Peabody via email at jpeabody27@hotmail.com or by phone at 810-441-5029.

Click the link below for a flyer with all the details to our picnic event:

GOP Summer Picnic



LCRP Opposes Proposal 1 & Urges Voters to VOTE NO!



Lapeer, 4/17/2015 – At the Lapeer County Republican Party Executive Committee Meeting, held on April 16, 2015, the Board voted overwhelmingly to adopt the following resolution:

Resolution of Opposition to the May 5, 2015 Ballot Proposal for Infractions against the Republican Party Platform. Resolved by the Lapeer County Republican Executive Committee.

We oppose the ballot proposal to be decided by voters on May 5, “Proposal 1,” for
the following reasons: … Read the entire resolution here




LAPEER, 04/13/2015 - Area students and local youth are invited to enjoy pizza and a “round-table” discussion with state party representatives in the Michigan legislature.  Ask questions, share ideas and find out what is happening in Lansing and how YOU, our youth, are having a say in the decisions being made.

Editor’s note:  Click the image below for all the details.

PDF - Lapeer County Young Republicans Pizza and Politics-page-001

Special thanks to Mr. George Brikho for sponsoring this event!

Interested in sponsoring an upcoming youth event?  Do you know anyone who would be interested in joining our Young Republican Group?  Contact Brenden Miller-County Youth Chair@ 1(810)-627-9793 or email:  lapeergop@gmail.com



LAPEER, 04/01/2015 - Volunteers are needed to help with the Highway Pickup Program scheduled for Saturday April 18th at 9:00 AM.

We will meet at the Republican Party Office at 9:00 AM for Coffee / doughnuts so we will be well nourished for our walk.  It will only take a couple of hours if we get 8 people to participate.  It is a nice walk in the morning and a great way to represent the Republican Party.  By pitching in as volunteers we save both our county and state money.  Hope to see you all there.


If you can help, please RSVP with Roger Harris by; Phone: (810) 845-7644 or Email: rharris@timbersystems.com



Senator Green welcomes Lapeer County Young Republicans to Capitol


LANSING, 3/18/2015 —Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville, welcomed several young leaders from the Lapeer County Young Republicans to the state Capitol for an inside look at state government on Wednesday.

“It is my privilege to welcome these young students to the state Capitol so they can see firsthand what goes on in state government,” Green said. “It is important that they have a chance to learn what we do in our role as legislators, as well as the importance of civic engagement.”

Editor’s note: For print-quality versions of this and other Green photos, click the image or visit www.StateSenatorMikeGreen.com and click the Photowire link.

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