Rep. Allor: Swift action needed to stop spread of Asian carp

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today called for prompt action from the federal government following this week’s release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study detailing options for preventing Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. The long-awaited report assesses the viability of establishing various control mechanisms at the Brandon Road Lock and…

Rep. Allor hosts August office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine announced office hours for the month of August for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “Hosting office hours is one of the best ways to stay connected to the residents and listen to their concerns,” Rep. Allor said. “Being accountable and available to people is one of…

Rep. Allor co-sponsors bill to honor Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries

State Rep Sue Allor today said she co-sponsors a bill naming a portion of I-696 in Farmington Hills the “Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries Memorial Highway.” Vicki Moreau DeVries was only 29 years old and was the 36th Michigan State Police officer to die in the line of duty. “Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries is a hero,…

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 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…

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 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…