Committee approves Rep. Allor’s plan to help pay for sexual assault examinations

Bill reimburses entities that partner with sexual assault crisis centers The Senate Families, Seniors and Human Services Committee this week approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor to expand reimbursements to health care providers that work with sexual assault crisis centers for sexual assault exams. “Ensuring that survivors of sexual assault have access to…

Rep. Allor votes to support funding for park improvements in Alcona County

State Rep. Sue Allor today helped advance plans to fund improvements to an Alcona County park. Allor, of Wolverine, voted in favor of the Natural Resources Trust Fund plan approved by the Michigan House. The plan includes $108,700 to aid in the development of a canoe/kayak launch, fishing platform, paved handicap accessible parking and signs…

Rep. Allor joins colleagues in cleaning Michigan government

The Michigan House this week overwhelmingly approved state Rep. Sue Allor’s plan to remove an outdated section of law relating to youth conservation and rehabilitation camps in Michigan. During the 1950s and ‘60s, youth conservation and rehabilitation camps were designed to help youth offenders get a fresh start by requiring them to participate in a…

School safety plan approved by Rep. Allor, Michigan House

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine and the Michigan House today approved a comprehensive plan focused on improving safety in schools, including a statewide commission to review and help upgrade building security. The plan also would make the OK2SAY school safety program permanent, require reporting procedures for school incidents and threats, require safety-related measures in…

Rep. Allor highlights legislative ‘Spring Cleaning’

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today testified before the House Oversight Committee in support of her plan to repeal an unnecessary law from the books. House Bill 5892 would remove an outdated section of law relating to youth conservation and rehabilitation camps in Michigan. During the 1950’s and 60’s, youth conservation and rehabilitation camps…

House approves Rep. Allor’s bill honoring Trooper Larry Forreider

Legislation renames a portion of U.S.23 in Alpena after fallen MSP trooper The Michigan House today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor to name a portion of U.S. 23 in Alpena County as the Trooper Larry Forreider Memorial Highway. In December 1974, Forreider, a Michigan State Police trooper, was shot to death near…

Following reports of Line 5 damage, Allor says ‘Shut it down!’

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine issued the following statement today following the recent damage to Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac: “The reports this week of damage to Line 5 are deeply concerning. Even more concerning is the fact that Enbridge continues to pump oil through the damaged pipeline. Enbridge officials claim the…

Allor says ‘absolutely not’ to proposed registration fees for kayaks, canoes

Legislator opposes increased taxation for Michigan outdoor enthusiasts State Rep. Sue Allor today expressed her disappointment with a recent proposal by the Michigan State Waterways Commission to require all kayaks, canoes and paddle boards to be registered with the state. Allor, who chairs the House natural resources subcommittee, said people should not be penalized for…

Allor plan allowing DNR firefighters to provide mutual aid becomes law

Firefighters with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will now be able to assist with search and rescue operations following natural disasters in other states – something that was not allowed prior to legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor, which was signed into law last week. Allor, of Wolverine, said DNR firefighters were previously…

Rep. Allor: Budget boosts funding to protect Michigan’s natural resources

State Rep. Sue Allor, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources, today announced the subcommittee has approved a fiscally responsible budget prioritizing funding to protect wildlife and promote recreation in Michigan. Allor, of Wolverine, said the budget includes an additional $2.6 million to combat wildlife diseases such as chronic wasting disease, a growing…

House approves plan streamlining tax-exempt purchases for consumers, businesses

The state House today approved a plan from state Reps. Sue Allor and Pamela Hornberger helping schools, non-profits and certain businesses receive the tax-exempt purchases they already are entitled to under Michigan law. Michigan law already allows nonprofits and certain businesses – including many schools, churches and businesses such as agricultural producers — to claim…

Rep. Allor: Budget funds crucial military and veteran services programs

State Rep. Sue Allor, member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs, today voted to unanimously advance a budget plan prioritizing funds to strengthen military and veteran services throughout Michigan. The proposed budget includes: $6.5 million for the National Guard Tuition Assistance Fund; $7.7 million to be used for the Youth Challenge…

Northern Michigan road repairs getting extra boost, Rep. Allor says

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today said more money to fix roads is headed to northern Michigan, without raising taxes or fees. “It’s obvious to everyone our roads need a lot of work, and we’re adding resources to help get the job done,” Allor said after additional road funding she supported was signed into…