The American Legion Department of Michigan 212 North Verlinden Ave, Suite A, Lansing, MI 48915 (517) 371-4720 Phone (517) 371-2401 Fax

Legislative Information


Step one: Are you registered to vote?  Do you know what legislative districts you live in?  Go to this website:


Enter your information and click search.  Under "My Voting District Information" you will find your County Comm. District, State House District, State Senate District, and Congressional District.


Step two: Take your various district numbers to find your representatives:


Find your Michigan state representative: Click here

Find your Michigan state senator: Click here

Find your U.S. Congress representative: Click here


Step three: How do I stay informed?  There are two good ways to stay informed from American Legion Headquarters office in Washington, D.C.


One: Go to the Legion's capwiz site, scroll down and sign up for "Action E-Alerts"


Two: Sign up for e-newsletters from The American Legion. Go to enter your email address in the box and click subscribe.  Than you will select the various newsletters you wish to subscribe too.


How do I find and read a bill that is being considered?


In the Michigan House and Senate:

Searches can be done by bill number or keyword in content of bill.


There are two chapters in the Michigan Constitution that maybe of interest.  Chapter 35 - Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces and Chapter 36 - Michigan Veterans Facility (Veteran Homes)


In the U.S. Congress:


This is a resourceful website:


If you have questions about legislative issues call Mark Sutton at 517-371-4720 ext 16 or email


See the latest legislative report provided by MIRS NEWS


Michigan Legislative Update