Rep. Allor hosts July office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine has announced office hours for the month of July for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “Local office hours have greatly impacted how I represent Northeast Michigan,” Rep. Allor said. “It is during these hours that I am able to best listen and learn from residents. I want…

Governor signs mutilation ban bills sponsored by Rep. Allor into law

Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Sue Allor to prevent female genital mutilation in Michigan has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. Female genital mutilation is any procedure performed on girls which is intended to remove or damage the external genitalia. “This inhumane procedure has no place in Michigan,” said Allor, of Wolverine. “Although there…

House approves Rep. Allor bill to help pay for sexual assault examinations

The Michigan House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by state Rep. Sue Allor to expand state payment to health care providers for sexual assault exams. “This bill focuses on the needs of the victim and improves the efficiency of forensic examinations,” said Allor of Wolverine. “With medical attention and testing, costs shouldn’t keep victims…

Rep. Allor announces additional June office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine will host June office hours for Presque Isle, Cheboygan, and Iosco counties. “I always look forward to meeting with people at office hours,” Rep. Allor said. “I want to hear about the issues that truly matter to the residents I represent.” The schedule for office hours is as follows: Friday,…

Rep. Allor bill helps pay for sexual assault examinations

Bill unanimously approved by House committee The Michigan House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee today approved legislation authored by state Rep. Sue Allor to expand state payment to health care providers for sexual assault exams.  “After sexual assault, a medical exam can check for injuries, even those you may not be able to see,” said…

Northern caucus successful in closing school funding gap

The Michigan House’s Northern Michigan Caucus today declared victory in its efforts to close the school funding gap that has left rural schools at a disadvantage compared to the richer school districts in more populated areas. State Rep. Triston Cole, chair of the caucus, said legislators from Northern Michigan continually pressured school budget negotiators to…

Rep. Allor hosts June office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine will sponsor June office hours for Alpena and Alcona counties. “Office hours are an important part of my job,” Rep. Allor said. “I believe this is one of the best ways I can have face to face communication with the people I represent. While I may have one of the…

Michigan House approves Rep. Allor’s ‘right to carry’ legislation

The Michigan House of Representatives today approved legislation sponsored by state Rep. Sue Allor to give law-abiding citizens back their fundamental right to bear arms without a government-issued permit. Allor’s legislation, House Bill 4418, is part of a four-bill package that removes the penalties for carrying a concealed handgun without first obtaining a concealed pistol…

House Judiciary Committee advances Rep. Allor’s ‘right to carry’ legislation

State Rep. Sue Allor’s legislation enabling law-abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without obtaining a government-issued permit was approved today by the House Judiciary Committee. Allor’s legislation is part of a four-bill package that gives people back their fundamental right to bear arms and ensures that law-abiding citizens are not unfairly restricted or prosecuted for…

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.”…