Rep. Howrylak to host consumer education event on Oct. 19

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, is partnering with the Michigan attorney general’s office to host a consumer education event open to the public this month. The event starts at 11 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Hunter Community Center, located at 509 Fisher Ct. in Clawson. The presentation will highlight how to navigate the home…

Rep. Howrylak announces October in-district office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, invites residents to join him for local office hours during the month of October. Office hours will take place at the following times and locations: Saturday, Oct. 20, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Troy Library, 510 W Big Beaver Rd. in Troy; and Monday, Oct. 22, from…

Rep. Howrylak presents resident with Columbus Day Honoree award

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, (right) Thursday presented Pino Marelli, of Troy, with a special tribute recognizing him as the recipient of The Ramo Salerno Columbus Day 2018 Honoree award. The award is given to those who have had success enriching the Italian American community in Michigan. Marelli began his own music,…

Rep. Howrylak continues fight to reopen Maxey, improve Michigan’s juvenile justice system

State Rep. Martin Howrylak is continuing his efforts to improve Michigan’s juvenile justice system, calling for the reopening of the W.J. Maxey Boys Training School. Howrylak this week reintroduced legislation that would fund the facility’s reopening on its Livingston County campus. The facility closed in 2015, which Howrylak said is a detriment to the juvenile…

Rep. Howrylak calls for annual Ukrainian Holodomor Memorial Day in Michigan

State Rep. Martin Howrylak recently introduced legislation (HB 6416) to declare November 25th of each year as the Michigan day of remembrance of the Holodomor. Furthermore, the proposed legislation would mark the period beginning on the Sunday before that day through the following Sunday as days of remembrance in Michigan in memory of the victims…

Rep. Howrylak protects crime victims with trauma recovery plan

State Rep. Martin Howrylak this week introduced a landmark proposal that will create Trauma Recovery Centers – specifically designed to help crime victims – throughout Michigan. Often, crime victims must deal with long-term effects that can impact their ability to recover if left unaddressed. This can lead to further financial and mental health problems. “The…

Rep. Howrylak grants flexibility with ‘Raise the Age’ funding mechanism

In concert with the multi-bill ‘Raise the Age’ proposal currently under consideration in the House Law and Justice Committee, state Rep. Martin Howrylak has introduced a plan to handle funding changes that will result from possible changes in law. The ‘Raise the Age’ legislative package currently includes 20 bills from representatives on both sides of…

Rep. Howrylak testifies in favor of ‘Raise the Age’ proposal

State Rep. Martin Howrylak offered his support today for a plan that would raise the age of legal adulthood within the court system, establishing 17-year-olds as minors in most circumstances. Michigan is one of only four states that treat 17-year-olds as adults in prosecution. Removing youth from the adult criminal justice system and punishing and…

Rep. Howrylak to host consumer education event on Sept. 21

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, is partnering with the Michigan attorney general’s office to host a consumer education event open to the public this month. The event starts at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Hunter Community Center, located at 509 Fisher Ct. in Clawson. The presentation will highlight phone, mail and email scams,…

Rep. Howrylak announces September in-district office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, invites residents to join him for local office hours during the month of September. “A healthy portion of legislative ideas comes from friends and neighbors in the community,” Howrylak said. “It just proves how crucial it is to set aside regular times to meet with residents and discuss what…

Rep. Howrylak announces September in-district office hours

State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, invites residents to join him for local office hours during the month of September. “A healthy portion of legislative ideas comes from friends and neighbors in the community,” Howrylak said. “It just proves how crucial it is to set aside time each month to meet with residents and discuss…

Rep. Howrylak participates in bill-signing honoring fallen Troy police officer

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, this week joined Gov. Rick Snyder for the ceremonial signing of his bill to rename a portion of Interstate 75 in the city of Troy as Officer Martin ‘Marty’ Chivas Memorial Highway. Chivas was killed in 1974 while investigating a burglary at a gas station on Rochester…