Rep. Sheppard plan expands use of life-saving opioid antagonists

Legislation allows libraries to have medication to block overdoses Libraries throughout the state could soon keep life-saving treatments on hand to use in the event of an opioid overdose under a plan sponsored by state Rep. Jason Sheppard. The measure was unanimously approved today by the Michigan House, sending it to the Senate for consideration….

Sheppard: It’s time to drive down auto insurance rates for Michigan drivers

Lawmaker’s sweeping legislation to scrap state’s no-fault law State Rep. Jason Sheppard today unveiled legislation as part of an eight-bill package repealing Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system to bring significant relief to drivers paying the nation’s most expensive insurance premiums. Sheppard’s measure eliminates the no-fault system and moves Michigan to a full tort system similar…

Rep. Sheppard announces March district hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents to meet with him at his upcoming March district hours. Rep. Sheppard will meet with residents at the following times and locations: Monday, March 4 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Dena’s Family Restaurant, 15391 S. Dixie Hwy. in Monroe; Monday, March 11 from 8:30 to 9:30…

Rep. Sheppard applauds Fiat Chrysler’s Dundee Engine Plant investment

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance released the following statement today in response to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) announcement, which plans to invest $4.5 billion in southeast Michigan and build a new assembly plant in Detroit. Dundee Engine Plant in Dundee is listed to receive $119 million of investments to bring production of FCA’s Pentastar…

Rep. Sheppard’s plan increases penalties for texting while driving

State Rep. Jason Sheppard this week introduced legislation to increase the fines for drivers who text while driving. Sheppard’s plan increases the penalty for texting while driving in Michigan from $100 for a first violation to $250, and from $200 for a second violation up to $500. “When we get behind the wheel, we are…

Rep. Sheppard joined by small business owner for State of the State address

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance was joined by Andy Gill, Owner of Andrew Gill Insurance Associates in Lambertville, at the state Capitol for the annual State of the State address. Rep. Sheppard represents the townships of Milan, Dundee, Summerfield, Whiteford, Bedford, Erie, LaSalle, Ida, Raisinville and a portion of Monroe.

Rep. Sheppard announces February office hours

State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance invites residents to meet with him at his upcoming local office hours. Rep. Sheppard will meet with residents at the following times and locations: Monday, Feb. 4 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Dena’s Family Restaurant, 15391 S. Dixie Hwy. in Monroe; Monday, Feb. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to…