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…

Rep. Crawford hosts Michigan State Fair Scholarship winners at Capitol

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi welcomed the 2017 Michigan State Fair Scholarship winners from across the state to the Capitol on Thursday. The Michigan State Fair promotes positive achievements in rural and urban agriculture, business and industry. This year’s winners have accomplishments in a variety of categories, such as animal/livestock, home arts, agriculture and urban/rural…

Rep. Crawford takes part in annual Sept. 11 ceremony

Legislator invites family of fallen USAF major to event   State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi on Thursday was joined at the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service by the family of a U.S. Air Force pilot who died in the line of duty in March.            Crawford said Maj. Andrew Becker…

Rep. Crawford announces summer office hours

State Rep. Kathy Crawford of Novi invites local residents to attend “Coffee with Crawford” on Wednesday, June 28. “I always look forward to meeting with residents from around our community,” Crawford said. “Listening to everyone’s thoughts is one of the most rewarding experiences that comes with this position.” Rep. Crawford will be available to meet…

Crawford opioid overdose protection bill advances to Senate

The Michigan House of Representatives today approved a bill sponsored by State Rep. Kathy Crawford to allow pharmacists to use their professional judgement to refuse a prescription for a controlled substance. Many pharmacists have expressed certain prescriptions are oftentimes not written in good faith or filled with a legitimate medical purpose, but do not refuse…

Rep. Kathy Crawford on the House passed budget

“This budget increases spending and expands the definition of at-risk students in Michigan schools. This means more students will have a better chance of success in the classroom and after they graduate from high school.”

Rep. Crawford supports better educational choice for students

State Rep. Kathy Crawford, of Novi, voted for three bills today in a Merit Curriculum legislation package, giving high school students and their families added options toward graduation as well as post-high school career preparation. “This legislation gives more control to the students while also helping our state get more professionals in skilled trades and…