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…

Rep. Howrylak introduces Fourth Amendment protection bill

Rep. Martin Howrylak introduced House Bill 4430, which will help safeguard the Fourth Amendment rights of Michigan residents. The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects against unreasonable search and seizure, recognizing the fundamental right to property and privacy. “If the federal government continues its mass warrantless surveillance programs, it should get no help…

Rep. Howrylak and Randy Gillary designating April 2017 as Michigan Student Athlete Cardiac Awareness Month

2017 March E-Newsletter

  Dear Friends, Hello and welcome to my March e-newsletter! First and foremost, I hope you and your family stayed safe during the intense winds we experienced recently. If you are working with an insurance company to file a claim for damages caused by the high winds, I encourage you to visit the Department of…

Rep. Howrylak votes to enhance government transparency

Rep. Martin Howrylak today joined a bipartisan majority of state representatives in voting to make state government more transparent to Michigan residents. Howrylak, of Troy, said the 11-bill legislative package makes the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act and creates a similar disclosure requirement for state representatives and senators called…

Rep. Howrylak hosts office hours in Troy and Clawson

State Rep. Martin Howrylak of Troy will host two office hour events at local libraries in March. Saturday, March 25 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Troy Library, 510 W. Big Beaver Road in Troy; Monday, March 27 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Blair Memorial Library, 416 N Main Street in Clawson….

Rep. Howrylak introduces legislation to reduce PAC campaign contributions

Today, State Representative Martin Howrylak introduced legislation to reduce the campaign contribution limit for Political Action Committees (PACs). If signed into law, Rep. Howrylak’s proposal would reduce the amount an independent committee or PAC could contribute to a candidate in an election cycle from 10 times the individual contribution limit to five times the individual…

2017 February E-Newsletter

Dear Friends, Hello and welcome to my February e-newsletter! I hope you and your family have taken the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful weather we’ve had recently. These warmer than normal temperatures provided wonderful opportunities to get outside for a long walk or a relaxing bike ride in our community. I’d like to spend a…