Rep. Allor: Federal government must pay to secure safe drinking water for Oscoda families

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today demanded the federal government immediately pay for costs associated with the water safety problem affecting families who live near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda. “The federal government caused this problem by using toxic chemicals at Wurtsmith, so they must take responsibility and help our families…

Rep. Allor bill helps pay for sexual assault examinations

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today testified in the House Michigan Families, Children and Seniors Committee in support of her bill that expands state payment to health care providers for sexual assault exams. The cost of providing these services to victims of sexual assaults has increased and many health care providers have become financially…

Rep. Allor sponsors May office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine will sponsor May office hours for Cheboygan, Presque Isle, and Iosco counties. “I have made it my goal to always be accessible to the people I represent,” Rep. Allor said. “Sponsoring office hours for residents is a great way to have open communication with people. I encourage everyone to attend.”…

Rep. Allor commends budget focus on natural resources

State Rep. Sue Allor on Tuesday voted for passage of the state budget, which includes record funding for K-12 education and a 2.2 percent reduction for the general state budget. Allor, of Wolverine, who serves as chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and vice chair of the Subcommittee on Health and Human Services,…

Rep. Allor votes to increase funding to northeast Michigan’s students

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, voted to increase the state’s allocation for each individual K-12 student by $100 as part of a $14.3 billion education budget. “I know firsthand how this budget will help students throughout northeast Michigan,” said Allor, a member of the House Appropriations subcommittee on School Aid. “Our state’s continued recovery…

Rep. Allor: House budget provides funds to prevent spread of chronic wasting disease

Natural Resources budget also includes invasive species control initiatives The House Natural Resources budget subcommittee today approved a spending plan that includes $1 million in funding to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease, Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced. “Left uncontrolled, chronic wasting disease has the potential to decimate Michigan’s deer population,” said Allor,…

Right to carry legislation introduced in Michigan House of Representatives

Four-bill package removes penalties for carrying concealed pistols without government permit Legislation introduced today in the Michigan House of Representatives enables law-abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without obtaining a government-issued permit. The four-bill package is sponsored by Reps. Michele Hoitenga of Manton, Triston Cole of Mancelona, Sue Allor of Wolverine and Pamela Hornberger of…

Rep. Allor, colleagues vote to improve government transparency

State Rep. Sue Allor today voted for sweeping bipartisan legislation, including a bill she introduced, to make state government more transparent and accountable. Allor, of Wolverine, explained the legislative package makes the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act and creates a similar disclosure requirement for state representatives and senators called…

House panel OKs bipartisan transparency legislation

The House Michigan Competitiveness Committee today approved a bipartisan 11-bill package that expands state government transparency, including legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor. Allor, of Wolverine, introduced a bill that will create the Legislative Open Records Act that places the Legislature under public disclosure laws. The package also subjects the governor and lieutenant governor…

Rep. Allor seeks feedback from residents in Cheboygan, Presque Isle counties

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today invited people to sit down with her during office hours Friday, Feb. 24, in Wolverine and Rogers City. “I’m looking forward to this opportunity to meet with the residents of Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties,” Allor said. “I invite people to sit down with me, ask any questions…

Rep. Allor seeks feedback from local residents

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today invited people to sit down with her during office hours Friday, Feb. 17, in Au Gres, Lincoln and Alpena. “The people of Northeast Michigan sent me to the Capitol to be their voice, and keeping in constant contact with those I serve helps me be a better representative,”…

Rep. Allor sponsors bill to increase government transparency

Subjecting governor’s office, Legislature to FOIA rules will foster public trust State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today announced she is introducing legislation as part of an 11-bill bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. Allor joined her colleagues today in announcing the bipartisan reform plan to make the…