Rep. Allor votes for bill to aid veterans, fraternal clubs

Legislator upholds long-standing tradition   State Rep. Sue Allor today voted for a bill enabling members of national veterans clubs and fraternal service clubs to buy alcoholic drinks in any affiliated out-of-town club. Allor, of Wolverine, was a co-sponsor of the bill, which was prompted by a recent Liquor Control Commission ruling that brought an…

Allor to feds: say no to reducing Thunder Bay Sanctuary boundaries

A resolution introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor to express support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and oppose any reduction of its boundaries has been approved by the Michigan House of Representatives. Recently, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce submitted a report reviewing all designations and expansions of national marine sanctuaries within the past…

Rep. Allor helps state House approve more money for road repairs

Plan improves northern Michigan roads without tax increases   State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today helped the state House approve a plan to invest an additional $175 million into road repairs across Michigan as early as this summer. “This proposal will assist northern Michigan road projects without raising taxes or fees,” Allor said. “We…

Allor stands up for Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

State Rep. Sue Allor has introduced a resolution to express support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and oppose any reduction of its boundaries. Recently, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce submitted a report reviewing all designations and expansions of national marine sanctuaries within the past 10 years. Under Executive Order 13795, implementing an America-First…

Rep. Allor votes on bills to end driver responsibility fees

Legislation also forgives all outstanding debt   State Rep. Sue Allor today voted for legislation to immediately end imposition of punitive driver responsibility fees. The bills package that advanced today ends collection of the fees as of Oct. 1 and forgives all outstanding debt. Allor, of Wolverine, said the fees were imposed by a previous…

Rep. Allor votes for tax relief in light of changes at federal level

Bills continuing, increasing personal exemptions head to governor State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today voted to support legislation providing broad income tax relief to Michigan families. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “Families in northern Michigan…

House approves Rep. Allor resolution outlining priorities for PFAS cleanup funds

The Michigan House today approved a resolution introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor ensuring effective use of state funds provided to address an emerging water contaminant. In December, the Legislature agreed to allocate $23.2 million to provide testing, monitoring and technical assistance at more than a dozen sites across Michigan where per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances…

Rep. Allor resolution outlines priorities for addressing PFAS pollution

State Rep. Sue Allor testified today before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of her resolution that helps build a scientific based framework for addressing the emerging threat posed by a type of chemical contaminant recently discovered in groundwater in various locations throughout Michigan. In December, the Legislature agreed to allocate $23.2 million to…

Rep. Allor: Overriding veto will bring faster tax relief to families

Representative says move will help boost economy   State Rep. Sue Allor on Wednesday joined her House colleagues in a historic override of a gubernatorial veto to speed up tax relief for Michigan families buying motor vehicles. The vote will bring tax relief to people buying vehicles with a trade-in. Current law calls for phasing…

Rep. Allor announces tax relief plan for families, seniors

Michigan House legislators today introduced a package of bills to provide substantial income tax relief for families and seniors. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on their income taxes, while providing additional relief for senior citizens. Rep. Sue Allor said she fully supports the legislation, noting that northern…

Rep. Allor hosts first local office hours of 2018

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine has announced the first 2018 office hours for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “My goal again this year is to remain accessible,” Rep. Allor said. “I was successful in 2017 by listening to the ideas of the people I represent and working for them in Lansing. Anyone…

Allor bill allows DNR firefighters to assist during all types of disasters

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor will allow Michigan Department of Natural Resources firefighters to assist other states with search and rescue operations following floods, hurricanes and other disasters. Allor, of Wolverine, said DNR firefighters are currently able to respond to forest fires in other states, but are not allowed to assist during other…