ESCANABA – Bob Romps, who has lived in Delta County for over 30 years and worked with Pathways Community Mental Health for 29 years, is running for state representative in the 108th House District.
According to a press release, Romps is running “to prioritize public schools and job training, work to lower energy rates in the Upper Peninsula, and build an economy that works for working families, not just the wealthy and well-connected.”
State Representative Beau LaFave currently holds the seat. He was elected to office in November 2016 to represent the people of Delta, Dickinson and Menominee counties.
The press release from Romps continued with details about Romps and a campaign kick-off:
A longtime union member and helper at his family’s business, Romps understands the challenges working families in the UP face and looks forward to talking with voters about his ideas for helping overcome them in Lansing.
Who: Bob Romps, candidate for the 108th House District, which is comprised of Delta, Dickinson and Menominee counties
What: Bob Romps announcing his candidacy for the 108th House District and kicking off his campaign with family, friends, and supporters
When: Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, from 6-8pm
Where: USW Local 2-21 1201 Sheridan Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829
Why: Bob Romps is running to make sure Michiganders in the Upper Peninsula have a fair shot again. He wants to make sure all working families have the training and educational opportunities they need to get good jobs, as well as protect their freedom to negotiate for better wages. He’s excited to work in Lansing to help curb the opioid crises affecting families across the state and bring down energy and car insurance costs for those in the 108th .