Rep. Allor votes to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix our state’s much-maligned car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Rep. Sue Allor announced. Allor voted in favor of the plan to offer drivers personal injury coverage options, rein in medical costs and fight fraud – features designed to end Michigan’s…

Rep. Allor invites residents to May office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced her May office hours for residents of Alpena, Presque Isle, Alcona, and Iosco counties, and parts of Cheboygan County. “We have been working on a lot of good things in Lansing,” Rep. Allor said. “I am looking forward to answering any questions, sharing ideas, and discussing the issues we…

House Appropriations Subcommittee approves plan to protect Michigan’s natural resources, water and environment

The Michigan House Appropriations Subcommittee, charged with budgeting the state’s conservation and environmental protection programs, today approved two plans that make critical investments in drinking water protections, natural resource management and environmental protections, said subcommittee chair state Rep. Sue Allor. “My top priority is to continue to fight for Michigan families and protect those affected…

Rep. Allor issues statement on new PFAS commission

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, issued the following statement in response to the governor’s creation of a new panel to study the water advisory limit for PFAS: “I applaud Governor Whitmer building on the work performed by the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) over the past 15 months in working to protect the safety…

Rep. Allor issues statement on new PFAS commission

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, issued the following statement in response to the governor’s creation of a new panel to study the water advisory limit for PFAS: “I applaud Governor Whitmer building on the work performed by the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) over the past 15 months in working to protect the safety…

Rep. Allor to DOD: Clean up your mess

State Rep. Sue Allor today sharply criticized the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) after recent reports that the DOD has been lobbying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt a more lenient standard for cleaning up PFAS in groundwater. For decades, the DOD used fire-fighting foam laden with PFAS for training exercises on Air Force…

Rep. Allor’s open records plan approved by Michigan House

State Rep. Sue Allor’s plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan was unanimously approved today by the Michigan House. Allor, of Wolverine, said Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts its governor and state legislators from open records laws. Her legislation is part of a bipartisan plan…

Rep. Allor recognizes local Medal of Honor recipient

State Representative Sue Allor recently introduced a bill which renames a portion of US-23 after Medal of Honor recipient, Peter C. Lemon. If passed, the portion of highway beginning at the M-55 intersection in Tawas City and extending south to the Tawas River Bridge would be renamed the “Peter C. Lemon Highway.”  Lemon, a combat…

COLUMN: Sunshine Week: Continuing the fight for transparency in state government

With Sunshine Week upon us, we should all take the time to reflect on the importance of an open and transparent government. The best way to ensure the government truly represents the interests of the people is to allow everyone to see its inner workings. That’s the mindset behind open meeting requirements and the Freedom…

Rep. Allor announces March office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, announced she will meet with residents during multiple scheduled office hours later this month. “The best way to find solutions for Northern Michigan is to listen to feedback from those I represent,” Rep. Allor said. “I encourage residents to attend and look forward to hearing their thoughts.” Rep. Allor…

Rep. Allor to governor: Reauthorize PFAS action team now

Rep. Sue Allor called upon Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reauthorize the Michigan PFAS Action Response TEAM (MPART). This interagency response team has been on the frontlines of managing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in public drinking water across Michigan and has helped affected communities respond to contamination. “I write today to strongly encourage you to…