Rep. Bollin fights to end dangerous COVID-19 nursing home policy

Legislator: Reckless policy endangering lives of state’s most vulnerable residents State Rep. Ann Bollin today stood up on behalf of the many vulnerable people in Michigan nursing homes whose lives have been put in danger because of a reckless COVID-19 policy put in place by the governor. Bollin, of Brighton Township, helped sponsor a resolution…

Glenn $6 million flood relief bill passes House 107-1

LANSING, Mich. – A flood relief bill sponsored by Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, passed the state House of Representatives late Wednesday by a near-unanimous, overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 107-to-1. Glenn, who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military & Veterans Affairs and State Police, announced during a news conference less than a week ago in…

Rep. Mueller fights to protect Michigan restaurants from unfair practices by third-party delivery services

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today testified before the House Commerce and Tourism Committee on his plan to protect restaurants from being taken advantage of by independent delivery services. The measure would prohibit third-party distribution companies from using any likeness, trademark, or other intellectual property of a merchant without consent, Mueller said. “Some delivery…

Rep. Reilly to host outdoor office hours

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township will host in-person office hours on Monday, June 22 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at 20th Front Street, 20 Front St. in Lake Orion. “As our state continues to reopen, I plan to resume my in-district office hours in a safe and sensible fashion,” Reilly said. “We have…

Rep. Alexander joins in rally calling for improvements to unemployment system

Legislator: Residents out of work due to COVID-19 deserve better service State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, today joined other state legislators and residents for a rally on the state Capitol lawn to urge Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) to immediately help Michigan families. The UIA has been unable to help tens of thousands of…

Rep. Afendoulis joins in calling for improvements to unemployment system

Incensed that lottery offices are open, but unemployment offices are not State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids, today joined her colleagues at the state Capitol to call on Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) to improve its fumbled response to the coronavirus pandemic for individuals and families desperate for income. “Michigan families are hurting, and…