Rep. Lucido calls for updates to child abuse sentencing

State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, today spoke during the House Law and Justice Committee in support of his legislation to better protect children by increasing punishment for repeat child abuse convictions. “We simply must improve our protections of our most vulnerable citizens — our children,” said Lucido, who is vice-chair of the committee….

Rep. Lucido welcomes Rep. for a Day contest winners to the Capitol

State Rep. Pete Lucido, of Shelby Township, today hosted two special guests chosen to join the lawmaker as Reps. for a day. Taylor and Sydney Wheeler, both students at Monfort Elementary School in Shelby Township, were selected as the winners of Rep. Lucido’s summer reading contest. The contest, which took place between May and August,…

A glorious celebration for Italian Americans at the Capitol

Tuesday morning, Italian Americans from all over Southeast Michigan arrived for the annual Columbus Day celebration in Lansing. The trip is held to celebrate Christopher Columbus and the impact Italian Americans have made to Michigan and the United States. State Rep. Pete Lucido was honored by the Columbus Day Celebration Committee and selected as the…

Rep. Lucido pleased with overwhelming turnout at Lake St. Clair town hall

State Rep. Pete Lucido, of Shelby Township, welcomed a packed house of local residents at a town hall on water quality concerns in Lake St. Clair. Those in attendance included waterfront business, homeowners, and concerned citizens from nearly every community in Macomb County. Residents had the opportunity to ask questions and hear responses from the…

Rep. Lucido welcomes residents to the State Capitol in support of charity

State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, welcomed local residents Lenny Amore and Jeff Shields to the Capitol as they displayed a Ford Mustang used to raise awareness and support for Wounded Warrior Family Support. The Mustang Shelby GT350, wrapped in patriotic symbols and boasting signatures from thousands of supporters, is currently on a tour…

Rep. Lucido bill warns residents when sewage discharges are imminent

State Rep. Peter Lucido testified today before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of his legislation creating a system to warn residents when weather conditions increase the likelihood of discharges from municipal sewer systems in Michigan.   “People need to know when conditions are ripe for a discharge so they can take precautions,” said…

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…