Rep. Bollin participates in Human Trafficking Awareness Day at Capitol

State Rep. Ann Bollin today participated in a joint committee of the House Health Policy Committee and the House Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services to bring awareness to human trafficking in Michigan. Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the world, second only to drug trafficking as the most profitable form…

Rep. Bollin to host January coffee hours

State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township will host district coffee hours on Friday, Jan. 17 to meet with residents of the 42nd District. “I’m excited for new opportunities to serve our community this year,” Rep Bollin said. “I invite all to attend and discuss ideas to move us forward as a state, and hear…

COLUMN: A year of legislative accomplishments

As we kick off the new year, I want to share some highlights of my first year representing our community in the Michigan House. First, I want to say that serving as your representative is truly an honor. It is a great responsibility and one that I do not take lightly. It has been a…

Rep. Bollin seeking Legislative Intern

State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township would like to welcome a young adult from Livingston County to join her office as a Legislative Intern. “It’s an honor to represent Livingston County,” Rep Bollin said. “I would be honored to have another voice from our community join my office in Lansing.” The unpaid internship would…

Rep. Bollin praises group’s recommendations for increasing voter engagement

State Rep. Ann Bollin praised the recommendations for improving voter engagement among young people and college students announced this week by the Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force. Bollin, who previously served 16 years as Brighton Township Clerk, said she has already introduced a plan to implement one of the recommendations: Establishing a permanent absent voter…

Rep. Bollin to host December coffee hours

State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township will host district coffee hours on Monday, Dec. 16 to meet with residents of the 42nd District. “I’m proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish in Lansing this year,” Rep Bollin said. “I invite all to attend for a legislative update and to discuss my priorities moving…

Rep. Bollin: Michigan House votes to protect students, vulnerable residents

Legislator continues fight to reverse funding cuts Rep. Ann Bollin voted with the state House to reverse the governor’s cuts to education, public safety and several other programs helping Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. A measure sponsored by Bollin – restoring $600,000 to form a grant program to help community organizations establish or expand support services…

Rep. Bollin: Michigan’s car insurance reforms are working

MCCA rate reduction first sign of savings from new law State Rep. Ann Bollin today said a fee reduction announced by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association is a positive indication that drivers in Livingston County will save money through the state’s recent car insurance reforms. The MCCA announced it will charge a $100 per vehicle…

Rep. Bollin to host November coffee hours

State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township will host district coffee hours on Monday, Nov. 25 to meet with residents of the 42nd District. “It’s an honor to serve our community in Lansing,” Rep Bollin said. “I invite all to attend to share their ideas and discuss my priorities as we approach the closing weeks…

Bollin resolution honors 100th Anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary

State Rep. Ann Bollin, of Brighton, this week introduced a resolution commemorating the centennial of the American Legion Auxiliary in the state of Michigan. “It’s important we take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices members of the American Legion Auxiliary have made to enhance the lives of our veterans, military members and their families…

Bollin raises awareness for stomach cancer with House resolution

State Rep. Ann Bollin, of Brighton, today introduced a resolution to declare November Stomach Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan. As she addressed her colleagues on the House floor, Rep. Bollin explained that stomach cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect in the early stages, leading to higher mortality rates….

Rep. Bollin proposes common-sense reforms to improve local elections

State Rep. Ann Bollin has introduced a plan to give local governments the flexibility needed to make their elections more efficient and effective. Bollin, who served as the Brighton Township clerk for 16 years before becoming a state representative, said her plan will help elections run more smoothly following the reforms approved by voters through…

Rep. Bollin spearheads plan to restore funding Whitmer cut for opioid recovery

State Rep. Ann Bollin has introduced a plan to restore funding to help people recovering from opioid addiction after Gov. Whitmer gutted the program. The Legislature set aside $600,000 to form a grant program to help community organizations establish or expand support services for people seeking long-term recovery from substance use disorders. The program was…

Rep. Bollin: Governor rejects critical funding for roads, K-12 schools

Rep. Ann Bollin today said she is troubled by Gov. Whitmer’s decision to veto parts of the Legislature’s budget, including $375 million in additional funding for road repairs and $128 million in additional funding for Michigan students. “People in Livingston County expect and deserve a state budget that cuts waste and makes better use of…

Rep. Bollin: State budget invests more in essential services without tax increase

State spending plan headed to governor for final approval Rep. Ann Bollin said she voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget plan that invests more in schools, roads, and other essential services without tax increases because that’s what Livingston County taxpayers expect and deserve. Bollin’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work…