Aric Nesbitt

11:57 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Oil-for-Carbon Bills Signed

State Rep. Aric Nesbitt speaks during the bill signing ceremony at WMU's Geological Repository.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

State Representative Aric Nesbitt says new laws on oil drilling will benefit Michigan’s economy and its environment. That’s because they promote carbon sequestration as a way to squeeze oil from underused wells.

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed House Bills 4885, 5254, 5255 and 5274 at the Western Michigan University Geological Repository Tuesday morning.

Operators pump carbon dioixde gas down a well to force oil to rise to the surface. The gas is meant to stay underground indefinitely, out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to the greenhouse effect.

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7:49 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

Nesbitt says ALEC doesn't come before district

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Lawton Republican says he refused to sign group's loyalty oath
State Rep. Aric Nesbitt said no one should doubt his devotion to Southwest Michigan residents despite his formal role with a noted corporate-funded advocacy organization.
State of the State
9:18 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Reaction to State of State Address breaks along party lines

Governor Rick Snyder delivers the State of the State address Thursday night
Credit The Associated Press

State Representatives Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) and Kate Segal (D-Battle Creek) offered differing reactions to Governor Rick Snyder's address. 

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State Legislature
7:51 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

WestSouthwest: State Representative Aric Nesbitt

State Representative Aric Nesbitt
Credit WMUK

Interview with Aric Nesbitt - air version


Republican Aric Nesbitt represents all of Van Buren County and northwest Kalamazoo County in the Michigan House. 

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10:59 am
Mon November 4, 2013

South Haven School Board member launches bid for state House

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Democrat Annie Brown running for seat held by Republican Aric Nesbitt
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - South Haven School Board trustee Annie Brown announced today that she will run as a Democratic candidate for the 66th District state House seat. "I'm honored," said Brown, who has served the South Haven School Board for eight years.