Rep. Lucido’s plan to protect civil liberties moves forward

Bill prevents police from keeping the property of innocent people State Rep. Peter Lucido’s plan to protect the due process rights of Michigan citizens was approved today by the Michigan House of Representatives. Lucido said civil asset forfeiture is designed to punish criminals by taking the money and property they gain through illegal activity. The…

Rep. Lucido to host benefit expo

State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township will host his third annual Salute to Seniors and Veterans on Monday, May 14. All local veterans and seniors are invited to attend this free event. Industry professionals and exhibitors from healthcare agencies, hospitals, and veterans groups will be available to answer questions on Social Security, insurance, tax…

New law sponsored by Rep. Lucido helps recuperating seniors with property taxes

A new law initiated by Rep. Peter Lucido allows seniors rehabilitating at assisted living facilities or other locations to maintain an exemption lowering their property tax bills. The measure signed this week by Gov. Rick Snyder will ensure recuperating seniors keep the principal residence exemption for their own homes in certain situations, even if their…

State Rep. Lucido announces summer reading contest

Winner awarded chance to be ‘Representative for a Day’ State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township is kicking off his annual summer reading contest for local elementary school students. The winner will join Rep. Lucido at the Capitol to serve as an honorary state representative for the day. Rep. Lucido hopes the contest will encourage…

House panel advances Lucido’s civil asset forfeiture reform plan

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Peter Lucido to protect the due process rights of Michigan citizens advanced today after receiving approval from the House Judiciary Committee. Lucido’s legislation requires a criminal conviction before law enforcement officers can seize property using the civil asset forfeiture process. “The whole concept of civil asset forfeiture is to prevent…

Lucido supports measure protecting teens from opioid abuse, overdose

Locking vials will prevent pilfering in Macomb County families State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, today announced his support of a bill reducing the instances of teen opioid abuse and overdose through the use of locking prescription vials for opioids. The legislator said the current pill bottle design is only meant to keep small…

Rep. Lucido: ‘It’s time for the MCCA to open the books’

State Rep. Peter Lucido on Wednesday introduced a plan requiring the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) to disclose premium calculation information to the public. Under Lucido’s measure, the MCCA – which reimburses no-fault auto insurers for medical costs in excess of $555,000 per claim – would have within 15 days after calculating premium changes to…

House approves Rep. Lucido’s bill allowing parents to better protect their children

The Michigan House today approved state Rep. Peter Lucido’s legislation allowing parents, foster parents and guardians to better protect their families by legally allowing them to monitor their children’s phone conversations and electronic devices. Under current law, it is illegal to overhear, record, amplify, or transmit private conversations without the permission of everyone involved, regardless…