Rep. Crawford: Oakland County priorities reflected in House budget

State Rep. Kathy Crawford this week supported record funding for Oakland County road repairs and schools without a tax hike. “Hard-working taxpayers deserve to be respected and it is our commitment as legislators that we go above and beyond to prioritize their needs,” said Crawford, of Novi. “We have state resources to make smart decisions…

House approves Rep. Crawford’s plan to ensure safety of children being helped by caseworkers

The state House today unanimously approved a bipartisan plan introduced by Rep. Kathy Crawford to help child care organizations better serve Michigan families. Crawford’s plan would ensure the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other organizations working with DHHS have access to private information that will remain confidential in child welfare cases. Additionally,…

Rep. Crawford: Historic car insurance solution signed into law

Historic car insurance reform supported by Rep. Kathy Crawford was signed into state law today, lowering costs for all Michigan drivers. The reforms – approved by Crawford and the Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent claims and reduces high costs of medical services for car accident victims. Many…

Rep. Crawford votes to give Oakland County drivers historic rate relief on car insurance

Legislator approves bipartisan no-fault solution State Rep. Kathy Crawford today approved a bipartisan plan to deliver significant car insurance rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident…

Committee approves Rep. Crawford’s plan to help caseworkers working with Michigan families

The House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on Wednesday approved a plan introduced by state Rep. Kathy Crawford to help child care organizations better serve Michigan families. Crawford’s plan would bring the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and organizations working with DHHS into compliance with federal requirements for access to children’s medical records….

Rep. Crawford resolution declares May 15 as Older Michiganians Day

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi today introduced House Resolution 99 to declare May 15, 2019 as Older Michiganians Day in the state of Michigan. “As a longtime advocate of senior citizens’ rights, I am privileged to introduce this resolution,” Rep. Crawford said. “Over 1.9 million Michiganians age 60 and over deserve our utmost respect…

Rep. Crawford votes to reduce car insurance rates for Oakland County

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix our state’s much-maligned car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Rep. Kathy Crawford announced. Rep. Crawford voted in favor of the plan to offer drivers personal injury coverage options, rein in medical costs and fight fraud – features designed to end…

Rep. Crawford announces May coffee hours

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi will host district coffee hours on Monday, May 20 to meet with residents of southwest Oakland County. “Talking with members of our community is one of the most enjoyable parts of my job as state representative,” Rep. Crawford said. “With the current discussions on the budget, road funding and…

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…