Rep. Leutheuser to host tele-town hall on auto-insurance system in August

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale will host a tele-town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20 to discuss the upcoming changes with Michigan’s car insurance system. Leutheuser will be joined by Rep. Jason Wentworth, who serves as chairman of the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates. “Fixing our state’s broken auto-insurance system has…

Letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue

June 20, 2019   The Honorable Sonny Perdue Secretary of USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20250   Dear Secretary Perdue,   As Michigan Legislators, we urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide flexibility and equitable treatment for Michigan farmers who have had to delay planting their crops….

Rep. Leutheuser: Michigan House budget plan invests in roads, students and workforce development – without governor’s massive tax hike

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser this week voted for a state budget plan that continues Michigan’s economic resurgence, and generates record investment in roads and schools – all while avoiding the governor’s requested 45-cent per gallon fuel tax increase. “This plan keeps Michigan’s economy moving forward, and that’s great news for everyone living and working in…

Rep. Leutheuser welcomes Star of Life recipient to state Capitol

“Congratulations Lyn LaCourse from Reading Emergency Unit for being named one of the Michigan Association of Ambulance Services’ Stars of Life. Thank you for all of your work as a critical care paramedic making our communities safer! Thanks also to David Slifka for advocating for these professionals.” PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. Leutheuser (left) presents a special…

Rep. Leutheuser: ‘Michigan drivers gain car insurance options’

Historic no-fault car insurance reforms signed to law A bipartisan car insurance reform solution supported by Rep. Eric Leutheuser was signed into state law today, guaranteeing lower costs for all Michigan drivers. The reforms – overwhelmingly approved by Leutheuser and the Michigan Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent…

Rep. Leutheuser: Michigan on ‘verge of history’ with car insurance reform

Michigan drivers would be in line for significantly lower car insurance rates through a bipartisan plan approved today by Rep. Eric Leutheuser and the state House. The plan – approved with broad bipartisan support – guarantees lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stops price gouging on medical services provided…

Rep. Leutheuser meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

Rep. Leutheuser supports plan to protect unborn children in Michigan

House approves measure to ban dismemberment abortions State Rep. Eric Leutheuser on Tuesday voted in support of a plan to protect a mother and child from a dismemberment abortion. “We must recognize that unborn children feel pain and should be treated with respect and dignity like any other human being,” said Leutheuser, of Hillsdale. “I…

Rep. Leutheuser votes to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix the state’s much-maligned car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Rep. Eric Leutheuser announced. Leutheuser voted in favor of the plan to guarantee lower rates and give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stop price gouging on medical services…

Rep. Leutheuser praises downtown Hillsdale investment

Today, state Rep. Eric Leutheuser applauded an announcement of $1,415,000 to be invested in historical and economic development of downtown Hillsdale. The funds will be used to restore the historic Dawn Theater, transforming the currently vacant structure into a community venue for movies, special events, and private rentals. Additionally, the city of Hillsdale anticipates the…

Rep. Leutheuser welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale welcomed Pastor Dave Pierce (center) of First Baptist Church in Coldwater to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition allows a representative to invite a clergy member to begin each day’s session with prayer. Speaker Lee Chatfield (left) joined…

Rep. Leutheuser, Sen. Shirkey to be ‘baristas for a day’

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey of Clarklake will serve as guest baristas at Biggby Coffee, 210 W. Carleton Road in Hillsdale on Monday, April 29. From 9 to 11 a.m., the legislators will volunteer as part of Biggby’s first annual B Kind Day, which promotes kind acts across…