Rep. Allor highlights legislative ‘Spring Cleaning’

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today testified before the House Oversight Committee in support of her plan to repeal an unnecessary law from the books. House Bill 5892 would remove an outdated section of law relating to youth conservation and rehabilitation camps in Michigan. During the 1950’s and 60’s, youth conservation and rehabilitation camps…

House approves Rep. Allor’s bill honoring Trooper Larry Forreider

Legislation renames a portion of U.S.23 in Alpena after fallen MSP trooper The Michigan House today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor to name a portion of U.S. 23 in Alpena County as the Trooper Larry Forreider Memorial Highway. In December 1974, Forreider, a Michigan State Police trooper, was shot to death near…

Following reports of Line 5 damage, Allor says ‘Shut it down!’

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine issued the following statement today following the recent damage to Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac: “The reports this week of damage to Line 5 are deeply concerning. Even more concerning is the fact that Enbridge continues to pump oil through the damaged pipeline. Enbridge officials claim the…

Allor says ‘absolutely not’ to proposed registration fees for kayaks, canoes

Legislator opposes increased taxation for Michigan outdoor enthusiasts State Rep. Sue Allor today expressed her disappointment with a recent proposal by the Michigan State Waterways Commission to require all kayaks, canoes and paddle boards to be registered with the state. Allor, who chairs the House natural resources subcommittee, said people should not be penalized for…

Allor plan allowing DNR firefighters to provide mutual aid becomes law

Firefighters with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will now be able to assist with search and rescue operations following natural disasters in other states – something that was not allowed prior to legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor, which was signed into law last week. Allor, of Wolverine, said DNR firefighters were previously…

Rep. Allor: Budget boosts funding to protect Michigan’s natural resources

State Rep. Sue Allor, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources, today announced the subcommittee has approved a fiscally responsible budget prioritizing funding to protect wildlife and promote recreation in Michigan. Allor, of Wolverine, said the budget includes an additional $2.6 million to combat wildlife diseases such as chronic wasting disease, a growing…

House approves plan streamlining tax-exempt purchases for consumers, businesses

The state House today approved a plan from state Reps. Sue Allor and Pamela Hornberger helping schools, non-profits and certain businesses receive the tax-exempt purchases they already are entitled to under Michigan law. Michigan law already allows nonprofits and certain businesses – including many schools, churches and businesses such as agricultural producers — to claim…

Rep. Allor: Budget funds crucial military and veteran services programs

State Rep. Sue Allor, member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs, today voted to unanimously advance a budget plan prioritizing funds to strengthen military and veteran services throughout Michigan. The proposed budget includes: $6.5 million for the National Guard Tuition Assistance Fund; $7.7 million to be used for the Youth Challenge…

Northern Michigan road repairs getting extra boost, Rep. Allor says

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today said more money to fix roads is headed to northern Michigan, without raising taxes or fees. “It’s obvious to everyone our roads need a lot of work, and we’re adding resources to help get the job done,” Allor said after additional road funding she supported was signed into…

Allor helps House approve statewide grant for veteran services

Lawmaker cosponsors bill providing counties with grant for veteran services State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today joined her colleagues in the House in passing legislation providing Michigan counties grants to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Under the legislation Allor is co-sponsoring, each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements will…

House panel streamlines tax-exempt purchases for non-profits, certain businesses

A Michigan House committee today approved a plan from state Reps. Sue Allor and Pamela Hornberger to help ensure non-profits, certain businesses and other organizations get the tax-exempt purchases they are entitled to under state law. The bills would allow a qualified buyer who does not claim the sales and use tax exemption at the…