Rep. Cox invites local priest to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Laura Cox of Livonia welcomed Father William Tindall to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Tindall is currently serving as priest of St. Michael’s Church in Livonia. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a…

Rep. Cox welcomes AlphaUSA president to State of the State address

State Rep. Laura Cox, of Livonia, is joined by her guest, AlphaUSA President and COO Chuck Dardas, at the Capitol for the governor’s State of the State address today. AlphaUSA is an engineering and product development manufacturer with roots in Michigan for the past fifty years. The company is headquartered in Livonia. ###

Rep. Cox highlights opening of new Michigan Task Force 1 Mobilization Center

State Rep. Laura Cox today was joined by local and state officials to recognize the opening of the new Mobilization Center for Michigan Task Force 1 (MI-TF1) in Holly. “The opening of this mobilization center is not only a benefit to the neighboring communities, but will have a positive impact on our entire state,” said…

Rep. Cox spearheads funding for rape test kit tracking program

Appropriations chair leads push to eliminate backlog   State Rep. Laura Cox, chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, has taken the lead on securing funding to help victims of sexual assault track the progress of their rape cases. Cox, of Livonia, spearheaded a presentation on Wednesday before the committee in support of a $4.3 million…

Reps. Cox, Barrett testify in support of aircraft safety bills

State Reps. Laura Cox of Livonia and Tom Barrett of Potterville testified before the House Law and Justice Committee today in support of legislation that prohibits intentionally pointing a laser or a directed energy device at or in the path of aircraft, including helicopters and airplanes. Also testifying in support of the two-bill package were…

Rep. Cox sworn in for second term

State Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, was sworn in for her second term by Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor today. She was joined by her family, from back left, son, Conor, daughter, Sinéad, son, Rory, husband, Mike, father, Robert Erpelding, and mother, Marguerite Erpelding. The 99th Michigan Legislature began session today following the…