Rep. Crawford hosts Novi Wildcats state champion volleyball team at Capitol

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi welcomed the three-peat state champion Novi Wildcats volleyball team to the Capitol on Thursday. “These ladies, as well as their coaches, represent their school and the entire community. We are extremely proud of them and their success,” Rep. Crawford said. “This is a fantastic program that allows students to use…

Crawford supports funding for road repairs

Roads in Oakland County would benefit from legislation approved today by Rep. Kathy Crawford and the Michigan House. The $175 million bill provides additional money for road preservation and construction across Michigan as early as this summer. “The people’s tax dollars pay for these roads and they certainly shouldn’t have to put up with the…

Rep. Crawford announces local office hours

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi invites local residents to attend “Coffee with Crawford” during February and March. “I always look forward to listening to everyone’s thoughts and feedback on state government,” Crawford said. “Meeting with residents from around our community is one of the most rewarding experiences that comes with this position.” Rep. Crawford…

Rep. Crawford applauds Snyder’s State of the State address

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, of Novi, released the following statement following the governor’s State of the State address Tuesday: The governor began his powerful message quoting the Wall Street Journal from Oct. 20, 2009. The headline read, “The State of Joblessness.” Then, he quoted the Wall Street Journal from Sept. 25, 2017, which read “The…

House votes to override governor’s veto of tax relief

Rep. Crawford: Override means faster vehicle sales tax relief for Michigan State Rep. Kathy Crawford today voted to accelerate sales tax relief for Michigan families buying motor vehicles by overriding a gubernatorial veto with her House colleagues. The House vote means additional tax relief for people buying cars, trucks and SUVs with a trade-in. Current…

Rep. Crawford bill helping protect first responder retiree benefits signed by Gov. Snyder

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation designed to safeguard public services and the retirement benefits of police, firefighters and other municipal employees – including a bill introduced by Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi. The reforms will identify local government retirement plans in severe financial trouble due to underfunding, then set up a system to help…

Rep. Crawford bills contribute to reforms protecting police, firefighter retiree benefits

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi said today new legislation in the Michigan House will help safeguard retiree benefits for police, firefighters and other municipal employees. The reforms will identify local government retirement plans in severe financial trouble due to underfunding, then set up a system to help them avoid financial crisis. Crawford introduced three…

Rep. Crawford: It’s time to end driver responsibility fees

Bipartisan legislation now goes to Senate   State Rep. Kathy Crawford today voted to bring an end to driver responsibility fees, which she says will give thousands of people new opportunities for success. Crawford, of Novi, said driver responsibility fees date back to 2003, when a previous administration imposed them in a frantic scheme to…

Statement from Rep. Crawford on auto insurance reform opposition

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, of Novi, today issued a statement explaining her opposition to House Bill 5013. “I am not in favor of House Bill 5013, which makes numerous changes to our auto no-fault insurance system. “Michigan’s auto no-fault system is considered – by many – to be a model system providing the best injury…

Rep. Crawford introduces resolution to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi today introduced a resolution that was adopted by the House of Representatives to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Michigan. Rep. Crawford’s connection to this issue became more personal when she was diagnosed with breast cancer just over three years ago.  Although she was fortunate enough to…