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…

Rep. Allor: House votes to provide funding for Alpena, Oscoda water contamination

State Rep. Sue Allor today praised her colleagues in the Michigan House of Representatives for approving funding to address the emerging threat posed by a type of chemical contaminant recently discovered in groundwater in Alpena and Oscoda. Allor, who serves on the House Appropriations Committee, said the $23.2 million allocation will provide testing, monitoring and…

House supports Rep. Allor bill to link students to careers

The House today approved a bill sponsored by state Rep. Sue Allor to connect skilled trade students with post-high school education programs and potential careers. “We’ve got open career opportunities right now in northern Michigan and this legislation is part of the solution to match those jobs with the right employees,” said Allor, of Wolverine….

Rep. Allor issues statement on Enbridge Line 5 agreement

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, issued the following statement on the legal agreement requiring Enbridge to provide more transparency and take a number of safety precautions, including replacing a section of the pipeline that runs under the St. Clair River: “This agreement, if fulfilled, is a great first step in regaining the public’s trust,…

Rep. Allor invites residents to December office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine has announced her final office hours of the year for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “I promised to be accessible throughout the year,” Rep. Allor said. “After this month, I will have held more than 40 different office hours across the district for the people I…

Rep. Allor will continue fight to lower auto insurance costs

State Rep. Sue Allor said she would continue the fight to lower auto insurance costs for all Michigan drivers. Allor voted in favor of House Bill 5013, which would guarantee lower rates for all drivers in Michigan – the state with the highest car insurance rates in the nation. The bill would have offered personal…