Rep. Allor bill matches local career opportunities to students

State Rep. Sue Allor testified today during the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee in support of her legislation to better connect skilled trades students with potential careers after high school. The bill, which requires parental consent, gives training schools, community colleges and skilled trade employers access to high school pupil directory information for the…

Rep. Allor bill protects veterans seeking benefit services

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine offered testimony this morning on legislation that would prevent individuals or agencies from profiting off veterans benefit services that are offered for free through the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill looks to tackle a practice referred to as pension poaching. Fees sometimes totaling several thousand dollars are charged…

Rep. Allor issues statement on water quality near Alpena CRTC

State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, issued the following statement on water quality concerns at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena: “My office and I have been in contact with both Gen. Gregory Vadnais of the Michigan National Guard and DHD4 Health Officer Denise Bryan to express my serious concerns about PFCs in the…

Bill funds school partnership program in N. Michigan classrooms

Rep. Allor applauds inclusion in budget add-on   State Rep. Sue Allor today said funding for a program that aims to cut down on school absenteeism and improve students’ grades in key areas was included in a bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee. Allor, of Wolverine, said $75,000 was included in a Senate bill…

Rep. Allor sponsors October office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine has announced October office hours for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “Holding office hours is one of my top priorities,” Rep. Allor said. “In today’s political climate, it is important to have open communication, and I am determined to be available to residents. I encourage everyone to…

Rep. Allor supports resolution expanding public safety coverage

Bill provides funds for county to patrol city, village streets   State Rep. Sue Allor today voted for a resolution extending funds for the Iosco County Sheriff’s Department to continue patrols of city and village streets in the county. Allor, of Wolverine, said some of the municipalities in the county have experienced economic challenges that…

Rep. Allor joined by guest for House Sept. 11 Memorial Service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Sue Allor, of Wolverine, today was joined by Alpena Deputy Fire Chief Bob Adrian for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past year.

Rep. Allor hosts September office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine has announced September office hours for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “Holding local office hours is a great opportunity for me to listen to people,” Rep. Allor said. “I invite residents to come and share their ideas and concerns regarding local and state government. I am here…

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,…

Rep. Allor hosts July office hours

Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine has announced office hours for the month of July for Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. “Local office hours have greatly impacted how I represent Northeast Michigan,” Rep. Allor said. “It is during these hours that I am able to best listen and learn from residents. I want…