Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on new PFAS legislation

Rep. Allor talks about her new HB 4389, which would require fire departments in Michigan to report on their use of firefighting foam containing PFAS to the state within 48 hours, while also requiring the state to establish a collection program for stockpiled foam containing PFAS.  

Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on PFAS action team

Rep. Allor talks about her efforts to encourage Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reauthorize MPART, the interagency response team known for being on the frontlines of managing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in public drinking water across Michigan and has helped affected communities respond to contamination.  

Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on office hours

Rep. Allor talks about her regular office hours, including three options during the remainder of September, including: Friday, September 21 1 to 2 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Room at the Alcona County Courthouse, 106 5th St. in Harrisville. 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Victorian Café, 216 S. Washington St. in Hale. Friday, September 28…

Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on state action on PFAS

Rep. Allor, whose district includes the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base near Oscoda, talks about PFAS contamination in Michigan, and the $23 million already appropriated by the state to locate contamination, identify sources and oversee remediation.  

Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary Resoltuion

Rep. Allor talks about House passage Tuesday of her HR 222, expressing support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and opposing any reduction in its boundaries.  The Sanctuary is under review at the federal level and Rep. Allor says it plays an important economic and educational role in northeast lower Michigan.  

Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on career pathway legislation

Rep. Allor talks about her testimony Tuesday in the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee on her HB 5140, which, with parental consent, would allow proprietary schools, community colleges, and skilled trades employers in Michigan to have access to the student data.  Rep. Allor says the legislation would give students a better look at available…

Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine; audio on fighting chronic wasting disease in deer

Rep. Allor, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Natural Resources, says the state’s 2018 budget that takes effect in October will include a $1 million appropriation to combat and study chronic wasting disease in Michigan’s whitetail deer population, calling the issue a threat to both the livelihoods and traditions of…