Rep. Cox welcomes AlphaUSA president to State of the State address

State Rep. Laura Cox, of Livonia, is joined by her guest, AlphaUSA President and COO Chuck Dardas, at the Capitol for the governor’s State of the State address today. AlphaUSA is an engineering and product development manufacturer with roots in Michigan for the past fifty years. The company is headquartered in Livonia. ###

Senate committee approves Rep. Cox’s child safety bill

Legislation helps keep kids safe while traveling   The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Laura Cox designed to reduce the number of child injuries in vehicle accidents by updating the guidelines for child booster seats and car seats. Cox, of Livonia, said her bill will help protect Michigan’s most vulnerable…

Chairwoman Cox: Revenue estimate reason for optimism

Fiscal agencies predict continued economic growth   State Rep. Laura Cox, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, today said she is optimistic about Michigan’s future following the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, which is the first view of the upcoming economic forecast. “I am encouraged by the numbers we received today that demonstrate we continue to…

Michigan House approves Rep. Cox’s car seat safety bill

The Michigan House this week overwhelmingly approved legislation from Rep. Laura Cox to better protect children involved in traffic accidents. Cox’s bill updates guidelines for child car seats and booster seats to help protect Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. The state’s child passenger safety laws will be based on the most recent suggested guidelines of the…

New treatment forms aim to improve end-of-life patient care

A bill sponsored by state Rep. Laura Cox requiring the development of a standardized Physician Ordered Scope of Treatment (POST) form has been signed into law by the governor. A POST form is an advance care planning tool designed to ensure people forced to make difficult end-of-life medical treatment choices are given the respect they…

Gov. Snyder signs bill to fund rape test kit tracking system

Appropriations Chair Cox says measure empowers victims   State Rep. Laura Cox today applauded Gov. Rick Snyder for signing a supplemental budget bill that includes funding to establish a tracking system for rape test kits. Cox, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, said she included the measure to pay for the first four years of…

Rep. Cox’s car seat safety bill earns House committee approval

Measure will reduce preventable child injuries   The House Appropriations Committee today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Laura Cox that aims to reduce the number of child injuries in vehicle accidents by updating the guidelines for child car seats and booster seats. Cox, of Livonia, who serves as chair of the committee, said her…

Rep. Cox and Canton supervisor enter friendly wager over local football contest

State Rep. Laura Cox of Livonia and Canton Township Supervisor Pat Williams offered up a friendly wager today in anticipation of the Detroit Catholic Central Shamrocks taking on the Canton Chiefs in the Division 1 Regional Finals on Friday, Nov. 10. “The Shamrocks have played a fantastic season, and despite the Canton Chiefs also playing…