Residents meet with reps' in Wakefield
July 1, 2019
By TOM LAVENTURE
WAKEFIELD - There were some serious questions from around 35 residents of the western Upper Peninsula who gathered at the Wakefield VFW Post 9084 for a meet and greet event with three area legislators.
U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet; state Sen. Ed. McBroom, R-Vulcan, and state Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Hancock, spoke briefly and fielded questions and comments for around two hours. All three said there is no substitute to meeting face-to-face with constituents as the best way to gauge needs and concerns.
"Sometimes it's a very, very direct p...