Rep Allor: Governor wrong to point finger at Republicans for her slimy situation

The green ooze pollution crisis in Oakland County wasn’t the only slimy situation Michiganders were hit with last week. As details of the situation emerged, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer decided to blame the Republican-led Legislature. Without evidence, she claims no monitoring was done because the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy wasn’t given the…

Budget plan signed into law – includes Allor bill

Rep. Sue Allor last week announced the Legislature’s plan to restore Governor Whitmer’s funding-cuts to several important programs has been signed into law. “Governor Whitmer held the budget hostage putting many Michiganders in a difficult position; it seemed like no one was safe. Michiganders, including seniors, students, veterans, local government, and even those with autism,…

“Peter C. Lemon Highway” bill heads to the governor’s desk

Legislation from state Rep. Sue Allor honoring one of northern Michigan’s military heroes is one step away from becoming law after receiving Michigan Senate approval this week. House Bill 4349 declares a portion of Highway US-23 in Iosco County as the “Peter C. Lemon Highway.” The section of US-23 to be named will begin at…

Rep. Allor: Plan finalized to reverse governor’s damaging budget cuts

Rep. Sue Allor this week voted to reverse some of the 147 budget vetoes made by Governor Whitmer earlier this year, ending a budget impasse and restoring funding to a number of vital services, projects, and local governments. One measure sponsored by Allor restores $15 million in assistance to local communities combatting PFAS contamination at…

Rep. Allor votes to reverse governor’s damaging budget cuts

Rep. Sue Allor today voted with her colleagues in the House to reverse some of Governor Whitmer’s budget cuts from earlier this year, including: support to rural hospitals and health care programs,  funding to local law enforcement, and assistance for Michiganders with autism. A measure sponsored by Allor – restoring a $15 million program assisting…

Rep. Allor to host end of year tele-town hall meeting

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced she will be hosting a tele-town hall meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 3 for residents receive a legislative update from Lansing. The update will be followed by a brief Q&A. Callers will have the opportunity to open a case with the office if they are experiencing any problems with the state…

Rep. Allor: Rate reduction shows Michigan’s car insurance reforms are working

MCCA fee will drop even for those continuing unlimited injury coverage State Rep. Sue Allor today said a fee reduction announced by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association is a positive indication that drivers in Northern Michigan will save money through the state’s recent car insurance reforms. The MCCA announced it will charge a $100 per…

Rep. Allor counters Governor’s cuts to PFAS testing at airports

State Rep. Sue Allor today introduced a proposal that would restore funding intended to assist local communities with the cost of monitoring PFAS contamination at municipal airports around the state. This grant program was stripped from the state budget through line-item veto by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. When signing budget bills for the fiscal year beginning…

Rep. Allor invites residents to October office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced her October office hours for residents of Alpena, Presque Isle, Alcona, and Iosco counties, and parts of Cheboygan County. “A lot of interesting things have been happening in Lansing lately,” Rep. Allor said. “I look forward to providing an update and I hope you will join me and share…

House overwhelmingly approves Rep. Allor’s PFAS safety measure

The Michigan House of Representatives this week approved a plan sponsored by Rep. Sue Allor that would improve safety protocols for the handling of AFFF firefighting foam, a known source of PFAS contamination. “With the state budget complete, the Legislature continues to press on and tackle the pressing policy matters facing Michigan families,” Allor said….

Rep. Allor votes to send $400M more to road repairs, $120M to drinking water safety

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in roads and bridges, public health and safety, and strengthening communities – without raising taxes. Allor’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on a new state budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Allor and…

Rep. Allor backs record support for rural public schools

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan by $120 to…