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…

Rep. Allor bill honoring veteran advances through House Transportation Committee

A bill proposed by state Rep. Sue Allor declaring a portion of Highway US-23 in Iosco County as the “Peter C. Lemon Highway” today was approved unanimously in a vote by the House Transportation Committee. The section of US-23 to be named will begin at the M-55 intersection and extend south to Tawas River Bridge….

Rep. Allor seeks to extend compensation for first responders

State Rep. Sue Allor today introduced legislation that would expand compensation to certain first responders who have taken on the risk of contracting cancer through work-related duties. Under Allor’s plan, fire crash rescue and forest fire officers would now be included on the list of state civil service classifications eligible to claim benefits from the…

Allor bill protects people of Northern Michigan from dangers of unregulated overseas drug

Representative: Etizolam poses serious health risk to northerners State Rep. Sue Allor has introduced a measure to protect people in Northern Michigan from the detrimental effects of Etizolam, an unregulated drug that has become popular in the region. Etizolam, a prescription medication in Japan, India and Italy, is similar in nature to benzodiazepines such as…

Allor: Finalized MPART results mark ‘critical’ progress for Oscoda families

State Rep. Sue Allor today issued the following statement on the latest findings of the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) announced Friday: The findings are the final results of a first-in-the-nation statewide testing undertaken by MPART to survey the safety and condition of state drinking water supplies. Allor met Friday with Department of Environment,…

Rep. Allor invites residents to July office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced her July office hours for residents of Alpena, Presque Isle, Alcona, and Iosco counties, and parts of Cheboygan County. “I have made it my goal to always be accessible,” Rep. Allor said. “These local office hours, which I hold in every county I serve on a monthly basis, are…