May 2017 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Hello and welcome to my May e-newsletter! Over the last month, the Legislature has been working diligently on a variety of policy issues and the state budget. I’d like to spend a few minutes providing you with a brief update from our state capital. I hope you find this information helpful as you…

Rep. Howrylak bill will reduce distracted driving deaths and enhance traffic safety

State Representative Martin Howrylak today gave testimony in the Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in support of his bill that would reduce distracted driving crashes by requiring drivers to operate a mobile device in hands-free mode while driving. This will preserve the driver’s ability to use a cell phone, while also protecting the lives…

Rep. Howrylak seeks passage of legislation to honor Troy police officer

Today State Representative Martin Howrylak (Right), Mayor Dan Slater, Police Chief Gary Mayer, and Troy Police Officer John Julian (Left) testified in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on behalf of legislation to in honor of Troy Police Officer Martin “Marty” Chivas, who died in the line of duty on April 22, 1974. Troy Police Officer…

Representatives ask for Attorney General opinion on AK Steel

LANSING —State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township) and Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) announced today that they are asking Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for an opinion about the legality of the  Michigan Strategic Fund board’s approval transferring Severstal North America’s tax credits to AK Steel. The legislators said that by…

Rep Howrylak and Pastor Bouchard offer the invocation

Rep. Howrylak invites local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy (right) on Thursday welcomed Pastor Michael Bouchard (center) to the Michigan Capitol to give the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Bouchard is a pastor at Kensington Church in Troy. #####

Rep Howrylak and two members of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan

Rep. Howrylak declares Black April Memorial Week in Michigan

PHOTO INFORMATION: Representative Martin Howrylak of Troy (center) was joined by Hoa Dinh (left) and An Nguyen (right) of the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan on the House floor for the adoption of House Resolution 73, to declare April 24 – 30, 2017 as Black April Memorial Week in the state of Michigan. April 30…

Rep. Howrylak April 2017 E-Newsletter

Dear Friends, Hello and welcome to my April e-newsletter! I hope you and your family are enjoying the beautiful spring weather. If you are looking for outdoor activities in the community, I encourage you to visit the Oakland County Parks webpage at:  https://www.oakgov.com/parks/Pages/default.aspx. Here you will find helpful information regarding the vast array of fun…

Rep. Howrylak announces spring office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy will host two office hour events this spring at local libraries. Saturday, April 22 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Troy Library, 510 W. Big Beaver Road in Troy; Monday, May 1 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Blair Memorial Library, 416 N Main Street in Clawson….

Rep. Howrylak announces Consumer Education event in April

State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy is partnering with the Michigan Attorney General’s office to host a Consumer Education event on Friday, April 21, his third of the year. This month’s presentation will feature information on how to protect against identity theft and what should be done in the event you become a victim of…

Legislation introduced to reduce distracted driving deaths and injuries

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan — Jim Santilli, chief executive officer of the Transportation Improvement Association, and state Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) today announced distracted driving legislation with the goal of reducing fatalities, injuries, and traffic crashes in Michigan. “When operating a motor vehicle, we all have a personal responsibility to protect our life and the lives of…

Rep. Howrylak introduces legislation to lower vehicle registration fees

Bill brings financial relief to drivers of older vehicles State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy introduced legislation this week to reduce vehicle registration fees for Michigan drivers. Under current state law, a vehicle’s original registration fee is based on the list price. The future assessed value of the vehicle decreases by 10 percent for the…