Rep. Allor seeks feedback from local residents

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today invited people to sit down with her during office hours this month in Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “I truly enjoy meeting with people and hearing from them on the issues we’re facing as a region and state,” Allor said. “The input and feedback I…

Rep. Allor announces upcoming office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor invites residents of Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties to meet with her during upcoming office hours. “I always look forward to these informal meetings,” said Allor, of Wolverine. “They offer a great opportunity to hear about the issues that matter most to people in our communities, and for…

Rep. Allor schedules July office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor has announced her office hour schedule for July, continuing her commitment to the residents of Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “These public events are the best way to connect with the people living in northeast Michigan,” said Allor, of Wolverine. “I encourage everyone to attend one of the…

Rep. Allor: Bringing home more resources to fight PFAS contamination

By state Rep. Sue Allor Michigan, like much of the nation, is dealing with the consequences of chemical contaminants left behind by decades of industrial processes and decaying consumer products. These chemicals have long, complex names such as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl – known as PFAS for short. They have been used in everything from carpeting…

Northern Michigan representatives unveil additional protections for Great Lakes

Plan improves pipeline safety, increases accountability Three northern Michigan representatives have introduced a plan to better protect the Great Lakes by strengthening pipeline safety standards in the Straits of Mackinac. State Reps. Lee Chatfield, Sue Allor and Triston Cole said the comprehensive plan ensures vessels and utility companies operating in the Straits are accountable to…

Rep. Allor calls on federal government to release PFAS study

State Rep. Sue Allor this week called on the federal government to release critical information regarding chemical contamination in drinking water and provide additional support to affected communities. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances – known collectively as PFAS – are an emerging type of chemical contaminant identified in groundwater in a number of Michigan communities over…

Governor signs Rep. Allor’s plan streamlining tax-exempt purchases into law

A measure simplifying the process for schools, non-profits and qualified businesses to execute tax-exempt purchases – sponsored by state Rep. Sue Allor – was signed into law this week. The new law assists buyers who qualify for sales use and tax exemptions on certain purchases but don’t claim the exemption at the time of purchase….

Rep. Allor: Sexual assault survivors deserve our support

By state Rep. Sue Allor When a sexual assault occurs – which happens about once every 98 seconds in the United States – DNA evidence often plays a key role in holding the offender accountable. The sooner a forensic medical examination is conducted after an attack the more likely important evidence is to be obtained that can lead to justice. Receiving medical attention is also important to…

Rep. Allor testifies in support of plan to honor former state Rep. Peter A. Pettalia

Legislation renames portion of U.S.23 in Presque Isle County State Rep. Sue Allor (right) testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in support of state Sen. Jim Stamas (left) legislation to rename a portion of highway in Presque Isle County as the Peter A. Pettalia Memorial Highway. Pettalia’s wife, Karen also testified in support…

Rep. Allor: Emergency rule mandates no-anchor zone in Straits of Mackinac

New state rule helps protect Michigan’s residents, environment State Rep. Sue Allor today announced the state has implemented an emergency rule immediately prohibiting anchoring in the Straits of Mackinac, where nearly 23 million gallons of oil flows through the Line 5 pipeline each day. “Line 5 is a great concern to myself and the people…