Rep. Lucido plan would prevent sewage from polluting Michigan waterways

Legislator continues mission to clean up Lake St. Clair State Rep. Peter Lucido today announced a plan to prevent sewage from discharging into waterways across Michigan, including Lake St. Clair. Lucido, of Shelby Township, said communities with combined sanitary and storm sewer systems frequently discharge sewage following periods of heavy rain in Oakland and Macomb…

Rep. Lucido plan offers additional protections for Michigan landlords

Legislation also clarifies eviction procedures State Rep. Peter Lucido has introduced legislation to better protect landlords from tenants who skip out on their water and sewer bills. Lucido, of Shelby Township, said the concept is simple – if tenants use the water, they should pay for it. “Right now, when someone moves out and walks…

Three Macomb County representatives lead Michigan House plan to help Kiwanis fundraising

The state House today approved plans from three Macomb County state representatives to expand fundraising options for Kiwanis organizations in Michigan. Bills sponsored by Reps. Diana Farrington and Steve Marino would allow Michigan residents to voluntarily donate to the Kiwanis when they file their state income taxes. Legislation from Rep. Peter Lucido would create a…

Senate panel unanimously approves Rep. Lucido’s cyberbullying bills

Plan to set Michigan’s standard on extreme cases of online intimidation State Rep. Peter Lucido today announced the Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved his legislation to make cyberbullying a crime in Michigan. “Michigan has no law on the books specifically addressing cyberbullying, but this is a growing problem that affects both our children in…

Rep. Lucido dedicated to making Michigan safer for all

Landmark bipartisan plan approved by state House   State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, today issued the following statement after the state House approved bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by penalizing sexual predators, helping survivors and protecting Michigan’s residents: “What Larry Nassar did to hundreds of girls and young…

Rep. Lucido’s plan to protect civil liberties moves forward

Bill prevents police from keeping the property of innocent people State Rep. Peter Lucido’s plan to protect the due process rights of Michigan citizens was approved today by the Michigan House of Representatives. Lucido said civil asset forfeiture is designed to punish criminals by taking the money and property they gain through illegal activity. The…

Rep. Lucido to host benefit expo

State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township will host his third annual Salute to Seniors and Veterans on Monday, May 14. All local veterans and seniors are invited to attend this free event. Industry professionals and exhibitors from healthcare agencies, hospitals, and veterans groups will be available to answer questions on Social Security, insurance, tax…

New law sponsored by Rep. Lucido helps recuperating seniors with property taxes

A new law initiated by Rep. Peter Lucido allows seniors rehabilitating at assisted living facilities or other locations to maintain an exemption lowering their property tax bills. The measure signed this week by Gov. Rick Snyder will ensure recuperating seniors keep the principal residence exemption for their own homes in certain situations, even if their…

State Rep. Lucido announces summer reading contest

Winner awarded chance to be ‘Representative for a Day’ State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township is kicking off his annual summer reading contest for local elementary school students. The winner will join Rep. Lucido at the Capitol to serve as an honorary state representative for the day. Rep. Lucido hopes the contest will encourage…

House panel advances Lucido’s civil asset forfeiture reform plan

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Peter Lucido to protect the due process rights of Michigan citizens advanced today after receiving approval from the House Judiciary Committee. Lucido’s legislation requires a criminal conviction before law enforcement officers can seize property using the civil asset forfeiture process. “The whole concept of civil asset forfeiture is to prevent…

Lucido supports measure protecting teens from opioid abuse, overdose

Locking vials will prevent pilfering in Macomb County families State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, today announced his support of a bill reducing the instances of teen opioid abuse and overdose through the use of locking prescription vials for opioids. The legislator said the current pill bottle design is only meant to keep small…

Rep. Lucido: ‘It’s time for the MCCA to open the books’

State Rep. Peter Lucido on Wednesday introduced a plan requiring the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) to disclose premium calculation information to the public. Under Lucido’s measure, the MCCA – which reimburses no-fault auto insurers for medical costs in excess of $555,000 per claim – would have within 15 days after calculating premium changes to…