Rep. Cox invites first responder to Sept. 11 Memorial Service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Laura Cox, of Livonia, today was joined by Livonia City Fire Chief Shadd Whitehead as her guest for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past…

Rep. Cox promotes car seat safety during National Highway Safety Month

State Rep. Laura Cox of Livonia today announced she will promote child car seat inspections throughout the month. September is recognized as National Highway Safety Month across the country. To highlight the importance of properly installed car seats for children, Rep. Cox is hosting a series of events where nationally-certified technicians help residents correctly install…

A record-breaking school year

Rep. Laura Cox says Livonia classrooms will get boost   As kids all over Michigan return to the classroom, state Rep. Laura Cox said they will be going back to schools that will soon have the greatest amount of funding in the state’s history. Cox, of Livonia, who oversees the budgeting process as chairwoman of…

Rep. Cox’s public safety bill officially becomes state law

Public safety legislation by state Rep. Laura Cox, making it a criminal offense to point a directed energy device at a plane or train, officially became Michigan law on Monday. The offense is now punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine up to $10,000. The bill was inspired by pilots of…

Chairwoman Cox applauds signing of responsible budget

Gov. Snyder signs spending blueprint in ceremony State Rep. Laura Cox, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, today participated in a ceremony at the Kent Intermediate School District’s Career Technical Center as Gov. Rick Snyder signed the 2017-18 state budget. Cox, of Livonia, said the location for the signing was chosen because of the importance…

Reps. Noble and Cox secure funding for Plymouth traffic signal

State Representatives Jeff Noble and Laura Cox today announced that funding has been made available for a new traffic signal in Plymouth Township. The traffic signal is located at the intersection of McClumpha Road and Ann Arbor Road. “After working alongside Representative Cox, I am thrilled there will be funding available to get a light…

Chairwoman Cox: Responsible, balanced budget approved, focus on schools, services

Spends fewer state taxpayer dollars than the current budget   House Appropriations Chairwoman Laura Cox today applauded her colleagues in approving the state budget for the coming fiscal year, producing a fiscally conservative, balanced budget that spends fewer state taxpayer dollars than the current year spending plan. Cox, of Livonia, said the state fiscal blueprint…