Rep. Cox welcomes Buchanan Elementary students to Capitol

State Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, guides Mrs. Edward’s third-grade class, from Buchanan Elementary School in Livonia, on a tour of the Capitol building on March 17. “It’s encouraging to see young students interested in state government,” said Rep. Cox. “It’s so important that we teach the significant role the Legislature plays and encourage them to…

Rep. Cox testifies in House Financial Liability Reform Committee

State Rep. Laura Cox gave testimony today on House Bill 5421, a bill she sponsored to address the management of Healthcare Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association (VEBA) plans, before the House Committee on Financial Liability Reform. HB 5421 proposes accountability and good governance measures, such as subjecting the Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association boards to the public’s…

Regulatory Reform Committee approves Rep. Cox’s fire safety legislation

Fire safety legislation sponsored by Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, was unanimously approved by the House Committee on Regulatory Reform today. House Bill 5121 requires commercial and multi-family structures of three units or more to post signage if their roof and floor systems were constructed with lightweight material that have been proven to burn at a…

Rep. Cox, DeNapoli testify in support of fire safety legislation

State Representative Laura Cox, R-Livonia, testifies on House Bill 5121 before the House Committee on Regulatory Reform Wednesday in Lansing. She was joined by Paul DeNapoli, director of the Fire Science Program at Madonna University and a retired Livonia Fire Department battalion chief. Rep. Cox sponsored HB 5121, which is fire safety legislation that would…

Livonia residents invited to February office hours with Rep. Laura Cox

State Rep. Laura Cox invites Livonia-area residents to meet with her during office hours on Friday, Feb. 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. “I encourage everyone to bring their thoughts and considerations on Michigan’s state government, and I look forward to helping in any way that I can,” Rep. Cox said. Office hours will be…

Rep. Cox posts perfect voting record for first year in office

For the entirety of her first year in office as a state representative, Rep. Laura Cox didn’t miss a single vote in 2015. “I take this position and the duties it entails as a very serious responsibility,” said Rep. Cox, R-Livonia. “When I was first elected to be a representative for our community, I made…