Rep. Crawford announces April coffee hours

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi will host district coffee hours on Friday, April 26 to meet with residents of southwest Oakland County. “I look forward to every opportunity to talk with you and hear your thoughts,” Rep. Crawford said. “Coffee hours allow me to have in-person conversations about the issues you care about most.”…

Rep. Crawford, Michigan House approve government transparency plan

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi today voted in favor of a bipartisan plan making the governor and the Legislature subject to open records laws. The Michigan House unanimously approved the multi-bill package with Crawford’s support, sending the plan to the Senate for further consideration. Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts…

Rep. Crawford says governor’s gas tax proposal is excessive

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi today issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her state budget proposal: “The governor’s proposal to raise the gas tax is excessive, to say the least, and it would hurt those who can least afford it the most. The proposal would cost an extra $6.75 in additional…

Rep. Crawford encourages drivers to be involved in car insurance reform efforts

Lawmaker promotes legislative website allowing public interaction State Rep. Kathy Crawford, together with House colleagues, recently announced the creation of a special website to keep people informed about the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates while giving Michigan drivers a chance to have their voices heard. The website, www.ReduceMiRatesNow.com, allows anyone to easily…

Rep. Crawford announces March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi today announced her annual March is Reading Month tour. As part of March is Reading Month, the lawmaker will visit schools throughout the Northville, Novi, South Lyon, and Walled Lake districts and read to students, encouraging them to develop a lifelong interest in reading. “The importance of reading for…

Rep. Crawford helps unveil priorities for 2019-20

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, of Novi, this week joined Republican members of the Michigan House to unveil their Action Plan for the 2019-20 legislative term. “Focusing on families, children, and seniors across the state is a priority and we must continue to support our most vulnerable residents,” said Crawford.  “This plan emphasizes what we need…

Rep. Crawford hosts local official for State of the State address

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi welcomed John Dolan, Lyon Township Supervisor, and his wife, Nancy, to the state Capitol for the annual State of the State address. “As Lyon Township Supervisor, it is truly an honor to be the invited guest of our state representative, Kathy Crawford, for the 2019 State of the State…

Rep. Crawford chairs first House Committee on Families, Children and Seniors

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, of Novi, today led the first Families, Children and Seniors Committee meeting of the new legislative term at the state Capitol. Rep. Crawford began the House committee meeting with introductions from members followed by a presentation from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Child Protective Services. “I look…

Rep. Crawford announces January district coffee hours

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi will host district coffee hours on Monday, Jan. 28 to meet with residents of southwest Oakland County. “Talking to my neighbors and listening to their concerns about state government continues to be one of the most important parts of my job,” Rep. Crawford said. “I am happy to continue…

Rep. Crawford excited to continue serving Oakland County

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi looks forward to continuing to serve community members in the 38th District. Mindy Fernandes will serve as Rep. Crawford’s legislative director and Jason Lachowski as her director of constituent relations. Rep. Crawford finished the 2017-2018 session with a perfect voting record and is excited to continue representing her neighbors,…

Rep. Crawford sworn in for third term during opening of the 100th Legislature

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi was sworn in for her third and final term at the state Capitol Wednesday to officially open the 100th Michigan Legislature. Rep. Crawford was administered the oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman and joined by her legislative director, Mindy Fernandes.