Michigan House approves urgent funding for Macomb County sinkhole

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved a funding bill urgently needed to address health and safety issues related to the Macomb County sinkhole emergency. The bill approved with bipartisan support includes $3 million from the state to help protect people, property and the environment from potential sewage overflows as crews continue to address the sinkhole…

Rep. Lucido joined by time-change expert for committee hearing

Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, was joined today by time-change expert Scott Yates to speak in support of legislation to eliminate the twice-a-year time changes in Michigan. Lucido, the Shelby Township legislator sponsoring the bill, said the twice-a-year time changes are disruptive, making employees late to work and negatively affecting how students perform at…

Rep. Lucido announces hearing on time change legislation

Rep. Peter Lucido today announced the House Commerce and Trade Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on his legislation to eliminate the twice-yearly time change in Michigan. “It’s about time,” said Lucido. “The dreaded time change has bothered me for as long as I can remember, and I’ve been working to eliminate it ever since…

Rep. Lucido introduces legislation to protect children and seniors

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido, of Shelby Township, today introduced a bill to protect seniors by ensuring senior care facilities report to a statewide database. Rep. Lucido also recently introduced a bill to require inspections of childcare organizations, which will similarly report to a statewide database. Both bills will require those who do not meet…

House approves Rep. Lucido’s electronic registration bill

Legislation by state Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township was unanimously approved by the House today, making it one step closer to law that drivers can share an electronic proof of registration during a traffic stop. “This is common sense for 2017 because technology is everywhere,” Lucido said. “A paper proof of registration is not…

Rep. Lucido bill to allow expert testimony in human trafficking cases

Legislation by state Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township, which would allow expert testimony to be admissible during criminal cases involving human trafficking, was approved by the House Law and Justice Committee today. Lucido pointed out the importance of such testimony to explain how victim behavior can be affected by being in a sustained human…

Rep. Lucido sponsors resolution to secure Selfridge as defense industry leader

State Rep. Pete Lucido of Shelby Township delivered testimony today before the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on a resolution he introduced to encourage the U.S. Air Force to station the F-35 Lightning II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County. “Stationing the F-35 at Selfridge will guarantee that our local base…

Rep. Lucido celebrates March is Reading Month by reading to local students

Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township is reading to local students throughout the community as a part of March is Reading Month “This is something I look forward to every year and really is one of the most rewarding things I get to do as a State Representative,” Lucido said. “Reading is so important for…

Rep. Lucido takes polar plunge for Special Olympics

Rep. Pete Lucido braved the frigid, windy winter weather to help raise money for Special Olympics at the Legislative Polar Plunge today outside the Capitol. This year, numerous lawmakers participated in the annual event, with temperatures in the mid-twenties and wind chill reading in the low teens. The event raises money for nearly 21,000 athletes…

Rep. Lucido’s electronic registration bill approved by committee

Legislation submitted by state Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township which allows drivers to share an electronic proof of registration during the course of a traffic stop was approved today by the House Insurance Committee. “It’s time we take another step into the 21st century,” Lucido said. “Technology is part of our everyday life. A…

Three Macomb County judges join Rep. Lucido to support amendment

State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township was joined by Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Carl Marlinga, Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Mark Switalski, and 42nd District Court Judge Denis LeDuc to speak in support of House Joint Resolution G on Tuesday. A letter was also submitted from 41-B District Court Judge Linda Davis in…

Rep. Lucido testifies on bill which will allow electronic proof of car registration

State Rep. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township testified before the House Insurance Committee today in support of his legislation to allow for electronic proof of registration. If approved, his bill would allow vehicle drivers to share either paper or electronic proof of annual registration from the Michigan Secretary of State during interactions with law enforcement…