Rep. Cox invites residents to Sept. office hours

State Rep. Laura Cox invites Livonia residents to meet with her during office hours this September. Office hours will be held on Monday, Sept. 1 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center, located at 15218 Farmington Road. “As always, I’m looking forward to spending time with those who wish to…

Rep. Cox introduces bills to ban, criminalize dismemberment abortion

State Rep. Laura Cox has introduced legislation that will ban and criminalize the practice of dismemberment abortion. “This appalling practice has allowed doctors to dismember and kill human beings, and it cannot continue,” said Rep. Cox, R-Livonia. The two-bill package includes House Bills 4833 and 4834. HB 4833 defines and adds dismemberment abortion to the…

House bills give local government more flexibility

Legislation recently introduced in the Michigan House aims to provide more flexibility for counties and local municipalities burdened by unfunded mandates created in state regulations. The bill package includes House Bill 4753, introduced by state Rep. Lee Chatfield, and bills from Reps. Michael Webber and Laura Cox to provide counties and municipalities the option to…

July office hours announced by Rep. Cox

State Rep. Laura Cox invites Livonia-area residents to meet with her during office hours on Monday, July 6 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. “I encourage everyone to come visit with me to share their thoughts regarding how to best serve Livonia,” said Rep. Cox, R-Livonia. “With such pressing issues facing the Legislature, I look forward…

House bill to protect firefighters introduced by Rep. Cox

Legislation to protect local firefighters by notifying them of lightweight building structures has been introduced by state Rep. Laura Cox. House Bill 4740 requires that commercial and multi-unit apartment buildings maintain a placard to notify firefighters that they were constructed with a lightweight structure because it is important that firefighters know how stable a building…

Rep. Cox joins Gov. Snyder and House colleagues for budget signing

PHOTO CUTLINE: State Rep. Laura Cox (fifth from left), R-Livonia, joins fellow House Appropriations Committee members, other House colleagues, and Gov. Rick Snyder in a ceremony to commemorate the signing of the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 state budget. This marks the fifth consecutive year that a balanced budget has been delivered months before the deadline. ###

Summit attendees join to end campus assault

State Rep. Laura Cox was joined by fellow lawmaker state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, daughter Sinèad Cox and other Michigan university students at the ‘Let’s End Campus Assault’ summit today to promote awareness of sexual assault on Michigan’s college campuses. “Just as their sign states, these students want to make a difference at their universities,” said…

Rep. Cox invites students to participate in summer reading contest

State Rep. Laura Cox has announced that she will be holding a summer reading contest for local students in the Livonia area. “Teachers can’t stress enough how important it is to keep their students reading, even when they’re away from school for the summer,” said Rep. Cox, R-Livonia. “Participating in our contest is one of…