Rep. Lucido bills provide added protection to vulnerable adults

Legislation introduced Wednesday by state Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, seeks to increase sentencing and financial penalties for anyone who steals, embezzles or transfers personal or real property from a vulnerable adult. Michigan statute defines a vulnerable adult as an individual age 18 and older who is unable to protect himself or herself from…

Rep. Lucido continues fight to provide income tax relief for Michigan families

State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township today introduced legislation to speed up the implementation of consistent income tax relief for Michigan families. Lucido’s bill deals with the homestead property tax credit. The new legislation would annually increase the maximum credit allowable by the rate of inflation starting with the 2019 tax year. Current law…

Town hall scheduled to address Lake St. Clair water quality

Reps. Lucido, Hertel encourage residents to attend Oct. 2 meeting State Reps. Peter Lucido and Kevin Hertel today announced plans for a town hall meeting concerning the water quality of Lake St. Clair. The representatives have arranged for officials from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to be on hand to answer questions from residents…

Rep. Lucido: Help Michigan families offset school ‘pay to play’ costs

With the school year ready to start across Michigan, state Rep. Peter Lucido is renewing his fight to provide financial relief for families saddled with ‘pay to play’ fees for extracurricular activities. Lucido’s bill would provide an income tax credit to offset fees families pay for students to participate in sports, band or other extracurricular…

Rep. Lucido confronting the costs of auto insurance head-on

State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, says “enough is enough” and demands that rising Michigan’s auto insurance rates be hit head-on to reduce the costs for all of the state’s residents. In this session, Lucido has provided six bills which will decrease Michigan’s exorbitant auto insurance rates and improve driver safety. “Uninsured drivers are…

Justice Viviano joins Rep. Lucido for juror pay bill signing

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Peter J. Lucido, of Shelby Township, was joined by fellow Macomb County native Michigan Supreme Court Justice David F. Viviano (right) with Gov. Rick Snyder for today’s bill-signing ceremony to improve juror compensation in criminal and civil court cases for the first time in 15 years. Also attending the event were…

Lucido bill to restore constitutional protections signed into law

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Peter Lucido, which returns legal protections to individuals under the age of 21 from warrantless searches by law enforcement officials, was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder today. The legislation brings Michigan law in line with state and federal court decisions, protecting and safeguarding rights – granted by the…

Rep. Lucido, committee off to busy start in Lansing

The first six months of the 2017-18 House session have been busy for state Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, as he has submitted 55 bills for review by his fellow legislators to help move Michigan forward. The majority of his bills have been assigned to the House Law and Justice Committee, which Lucido serves…