Rep. Lucido: New Mackinac Straits Authority is the best option for Michigan

A plan approved today in the Michigan House with bipartisan support is the best deal on the table for ensuring Michigan’s energy security, said State Rep. Peter Lucido. Lucido, of Shelby Twp., said agreements with Enbridge Energy to build a multi-use utility tunnel is the safest, most cost-effective alternative to the Line 5 tunnel currently…

Macomb delegation: Give communities more control over fireworks

The Michigan House today voted to give local municipalities more control over the sale, use and safety of consumer-grade fireworks within their borders after approving bipartisan plans sponsored by Macomb County legislators. State Reps. John Chirkun, Diana Farrington, Kevin Hertel, Pamela Hornberger, Peter Lucido, Steve Marino, William Sowerby and Jeff Yaroch combined in a joint…

Rep. Lucido gives farewell address to House of Representatives

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Peter Lucido gave his farewell address to the Michigan House of Representatives during session on Wednesday. In the speech, Rep. Lucido thanked his colleagues and staff for their hard work and friendship, as he highlighted his eagerness to continue serving the people of Macomb County in the state Senate.

Rep. Lucido plan helps protect taxpayers against corrupt officials

The Michigan House today approved a plan from Rep. Peter Lucido that helps hold corrupt public officials accountable to taxpayers. Lucido’s legislation calls for revoking taxpayer-funded retiree health insurance coverage in cases where a public official has been convicted of a job-related felony such as bribery or misuse of public funds. “The Legislature, as stewards…

Rep. Lucido spearheads landmark ‘Raise the Age’ legislation

Plan will treat 17-year-olds as minors for most criminal offenses  A proposal offered by state Rep. Peter Lucido as part of a bipartisan plan to change the age at which individuals are considered adults for the purposes of prosecuting and adjudicating criminal offenses today was approved by the House Law and Justice Committee. Michigan is…

Rep. Lucido plan establishing new protocol for pawned items is signed

A proposal from state Rep. Peter Lucido that helps police and pawnbrokers deal with stolen items was recently signed into Michigan state law. When following up on reported theft, police will monitor activity at area pawnshops in case items in question turn up. The plan grants law enforcement the ability to put a written hold…