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. Allor talks about House passage Tuesday of her legislation and the full package of bi-partisan bills designed to open the records of the Michigan Legislature and the executive office of the Governor to public scrutiny.
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. Allor talks about the plan announced Wednesday that would shut down Enbridge’s Line Five under the Straits of Mackinac and replace it with a new utility tunnel, as well as her legislation for greater accountability in the existing line’s operation, which is due for a vote in the full House on Wednesday.
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. 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. Allor talks about Wednesday’s House passage of her HB 5673, which names a portion of US-23 in Alpena County the “Trooper Larry Forreider Memorial Highway” in honor of a Michigan State Police trooper killed in the line of duty in 1974.
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. Allor talks about Tuesday’s State of the State address and says her focus in 2018 is PFAs and tax relief.
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. Allor talks about her legislation in a bi-partisan, five-bill package, designed to provide Michigan K-12 students with more information about careers and career options.
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…