Rep. Allor: ‘Moving forward in the right direction’ as Cheboygan, Alpena and Presque Isle counties prepare to partially reopen Friday

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today announced Cheboygan, Alpena and Presque Isle counties are among the Michigan locations set to partially reopen Friday, May 22. Regions 6 and 8 are the two state regions which will see some return to normality following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders which closed many businesses, Allor said, which…

Legislators: Governor’s reopening plan is based on guesswork

Governor Whitmer’s press conference Wednesday left some Republican lawmakers frustrated at the lack of a solid plan for opening the state. “When asked for her data formula to advance to the next stage of reopening, she couldn’t provide it,” said Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, R—Grand Rapids Twp. “Her only answer was ‘it depends, it depends.’ It…

Rep. Allor: Governor Whitmer fails to work together – Again

Column by State Rep. Sue Allor For more than a month now, the growing concern over the threat of the coronavirus has dominated our daily lives – businesses are shuttered, classrooms are empty, and families and friends have been forced apart. There is no question COVID-19 has caused an enormous amount of disruption for all…

Rep. Allor Opposes Governor’s 70-Day Extension

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today expressed support for the House having extended Michigan’s state of emergency until May 1 – a decision she said is in the best interest of Michiganders as the state continues to combat COVID-19. Today’s measure is separate from the Governor’s “shelter in place” order. “The coronavirus has swept…

Rep. Allor responds to first COVID-19 case in Iosco

State Rep. Sue Allor today advised families of the 106th District to stay vigilant but calm after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in the area. The state announced an additional 507 cases today, which brings the total number of confirmed to 2,295 – one of those cases is in Iosco County. “It’s definitely…

Rep. Allor responds to governor’s stay- at-home order, COVID-19

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered her Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order: “I understand how confusing it is right now for our friends, family members, and neighbors in Northeast Michigan as we work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. I know this is unlike…

Rep. LaFave invites residents to upcoming office hours

            Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain announced his upcoming office hours for residents of Dickinson, Menominee, and Delta counties. The office hours schedule is as follows: Saturday, March 14 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. CDT at Wildflower Café & Bagel Shoppe, 2210 10th St. in Menominee; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EDT at Stone Cup Coffee…

Rep. Allor supports restored investments in education, natural resources, veteran support services, more

State Rep. Sue Allor today voted in favor of a bi-partisan emergency budget plan to restore support for tourism, advance veteran support services, improve crumbling infrastructure and more. The emergency budget measures approved by the House partially restores funding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed for, among other things, the School Success Partnership Program. This program suffered…

Rep. Allor invites residents to March office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced her March office hours for residents of Alpena, Presque Isle, Alcona, and Iosco counties, and parts of Cheboygan County. Rep. Allor’s office hours schedule is as follows: Friday, March 13 o 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mr. Jack’ss Sports Bar & Grill, 105 W Westover St. in East…

Rep. Allor invites residents to February office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced her February office hours for residents of Alpena, Presque Isle, Alcona, and Iosco counties, and parts of Cheboygan County. Rep. Allor’s office hours schedule is as follows: Monday, Feb. 17 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. at Rogers City District Library, 181 E Erie St. in Rogers City; and 5 to…

Rep. Allor on State of the State: Gov. Whitmer forgoes tax hike, instead adds debt

Legislator issues statement on this week’s address “I wasn’t surprised by most of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s address. She highlighted a list of legislative accomplishments – without giving any credit to the Republican led Legislature where the bills were born. She bragged about how well our economy is doing – without giving President Trump so much…

Rep Allor: Governor wrong to point finger at Republicans for her slimy situation

The green ooze pollution crisis in Oakland County wasn’t the only slimy situation Michiganders were hit with last week. As details of the situation emerged, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer decided to blame the Republican-led Legislature. Without evidence, she claims no monitoring was done because the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy wasn’t given the…