Cox legislation to ban dismemberment abortions approved by House panel

Legislation authored by state Rep. Laura Cox to criminalize and ban the practice of dismemberment abortions has been approved by the House Committee on Criminal Justice. “The committee’s approval of these bills is a step in the right direction to ensure that this barbaric form of abortion is no longer practiced in Michigan,” said Rep….

Sexual assault initiative provides $500,000 to prevent campus rape

An initiative to prevent sexual assault on Michigan college campuses has resulted in awards totaling $500,000 for colleges and universities across the state, announced state Rep. Laura Cox. “These funds will allow universities and colleges to work together to create projects that will foster collaboration to prevent assault on-campus,” said Rep. Cox, R-Livonia. “I’m honored…

Rep. Cox announces local office hours for November

State Rep. Laura Cox has announced local office hours to be held this November. Office hours will be held on Monday, Nov. 2 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center, located at 15218 Farmington Road. “Office hours are one of the best tools I use to shape my decisions in…

Livonia residents invited to office hours with Rep. Laura Cox

All residents of Livonia are invited to attend local office hours this October, announced state Rep. Laura Cox. Office hours will be held on Monday, Oct. 12 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Livonia Civic Center Library, located at 32777 5 Mile Road. “I’m excited to meet with everyone and listen to all of…

Rep. Cox invites seniors to 21st annual senior celebration

State Rep. Laura Cox invites Wayne County seniors to attend the 21st annual Western Wayne County Senior Celebration Day. The celebration will take place on Friday, Oct. 2 at Burton Manor Banquet and Conference Center, located at 27777 Schoolcraft Road in Livonia. The event will be hosted by Rep. Cox and Senior Citizen Achievement Needs, a…

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…