Rep. Marino hosts over 100 job providers at town hall

State Rep. Steve Marino of Harrison Township hosted local job providers for a town hall meeting with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation on Monday, May 7. He was joined by County Executive Mark Hackel, Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller, and Harrison Township Supervisor Kenneth J. Verkest. “This was a great opportunity for open discussion between…

House passes Marino legislation funding substance abuse treatment

Legislator: Liquor tax revenues will help fund local programs The Michigan House of Representatives today approved legislation introduced by Rep. Steve Marino to help local agencies fight substance abuse in the state. Marino’s bill would dedicate 50 percent of future revenues raised through state liquor taxes to Michigan’s local community mental health (CMH) agencies. Each…

State representatives call on governor to remove Macomb Township trustee

Reps. Marino, Yaroch: Bucci should resign or be removed from office State Reps. Steve Marino and Jeff Yaroch today sent Gov. Rick Snyder letters calling on him to exercise his authority to remove a Macomb Township trustee from office. Rep. Marino said Trustee Dino Bucci has exhibited corrupt conduct in office and gross neglect of…

Rep. Marino reads to local classrooms

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Steve Marino reads to a group of students at Graham Elementary School. State Rep. Steve Marino of Harrison Township completed his March is Reading Month tour reading to over 1,100 elementary students while visiting dozens of local classrooms. “I appreciate the opportunity to share the importance of reading with students of…

Rep. Marino: More road money headed to Macomb County, but reforms are needed

More money for urgently needed road repairs is headed to Macomb County after a funding boost was signed into state law, state Rep. Steve Marino of Harrison Township said today. Marino supported the additional $175 million in statewide transportation funding for use this construction season. Much of the money is headed directly to counties and…

Rep. Marino bill to improve Michigan road safety

Legislation seeks to limit use of headphones while driving State Rep. Steve Marino today introduced legislation to protect Michigan’s drivers by preventing the use of headphones while driving any vehicle. “The ability to hear is one of the key senses we use while driving throughout our day, but there are increasing occurrences of people wearing…

Rep. Marino casts vote to support state’s veterans

Measure also helps fraternal service organizations   State Rep Steve Marino today voted for a bill allowing members of national veterans clubs and other service clubs to buy alcoholic drinks in any affiliated out-of-town club. Marino, of Harrison Township, co-sponsored the legislation, which was prompted by a recent Liquor Control Commission ruling that brought an…

Governor signs Rep. Marino’s bill ending driver responsibility fees

Legislation eliminates fees Oct. 1, forgives debt   State Rep. Steve Marino’s legislation to help bring an end to driver responsibility fees was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. Marino, of Harrison Township, introduced one of the eight bills that were approved last month by the Legislature to end the fees and offer full…

Lucido, Marino introduce new plan to reform state’s auto insurance system

State Reps. Peter Lucido of Shelby Township and Steve Marino of Harrison Township today introduced bipartisan legislation reforming Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system by giving drivers more choice and flexibility. The seven-bill package allows drivers to exclude certain benefits and protections from their insurance plans to make coverage more affordable or include benefits to fit…

Macomb County legislators vote to boost funding for urgent road repairs

Macomb County would receive an estimated additional $4.48 million – and its cities and villages would receive money on top of that  – as part of a new plan to quickly boost road repairs across Michigan. The money is included in a $175 million bill approved by the state House today with the support of…

Rep. Marino, state Legislature approve tax cuts for Michigan families

Rep. Steve Marino of Harrison Township this week joined the state Legislature in approving bills to provide broad-based tax relief to families in Macomb County and all across Michigan. The legislation preserves and increases personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on their income taxes. “This is a well-deserved victory for families in Macomb…