Noble’s plan eliminating unnecessary law passes House

The Michigan House Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a plan sponsored by state Rep. Jeff Noble removing an unnecessary law from the books. Noble’s plan repeals a section of law that references the Board of Control for the Michigan School of the Blind, which no longer exists. In 1879, the Legislature established the Michigan School…

Rep. Noble hosts over 3,200 in tele-town hall update

State Rep. Jeff Noble was joined by 3,235 residents on Tuesday night during his live tele-town hall legislative update. “Tele-town halls serve as an excellent opportunity to speak with thousands of residents from the convenience and comfort of their homes,” Rep. Noble said. A record number of people had the opportunity to connect with the…

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

A column by state Rep. Jeff Noble Tens of thousands of Michigan residents who live with mental and behavioral health illnesses struggle to get the care they need. In any given year, around 336,000 adults in Michigan are documented having a serious mental illness and 84,000 adolescents experience a major depressive episode, with only 44…

Rep. Noble introduces legislation to improve Michigan roads

Lansing – Today, State Representative Jeff Noble (R-Northville) along with Representatives Jason Sheppard (R-Temperance) and Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) introduced a three bill package aimed at helping fix Michigan roads by creating the Michigan Innovative Transportation Fund. The fund, which would be administered by experts outside of the Michigan Department of Transportation, would: review, publicly…

Rep. Noble’s legislative ‘spring cleaning’ plans pass House

The Michigan House this week voted to overwhelmingly approve plans sponsored by state Rep. Jeff Noble removing unnecessary laws from the books. House Bills 5738 and 5884 would both remove outdated sections of law in various areas. HB 5738 repeals outdated funding for the 1947 interstate boundary compact with Minnesota and Wisconsin in regard to…

Rep. Noble: Michigan House OKs comprehensive school safety plan

State Rep. Jeff Noble of Northville today voted in favor of a broad plan designed to improve school safety across Michigan. The measures approved by the state House include the creation of a statewide school safety commission to review and help upgrade building security. The package also would make the OK2SAY school safety program permanent,…

Rep. Noble supports plan to protect newborns

Legislation gives mothers more time to decide whether to keep baby State Rep. Jeff Noble, vice chair of the Families, Children and Seniors Committee, today said he supports a plan to protect newborns surrendered by their birth parents. Noble said the solution gives parents up to 30 days to safely, legally and anonymously surrender their…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Noble on May 14

State Rep. Jeff Noble will host an open office hour on Monday, May 14 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Plymouth District Library located at 223 S. Main St. in Plymouth. “Hosting regular office hours is one of my top priorities,” Rep. Noble said. “Connecting with community members and listening to their concerns is…

Rep. Noble engages in legislative ‘Spring Cleaning’

State Rep. Jeff Noble of Northville today testified in front of the House Oversight Committee in support of multiple plans he is sponsoring removing unnecessary laws from the books. House Bills 5738 and 5884 would both remove outdated sections of law in various areas. House Bill 5738 repeals an outdated appropriation for the 1947 interstate…

Rep. Noble’s resolution focuses on Distracted Driving Awareness Week in April

State Rep. Jeff Noble today introduced a resolution declaring the week of April 22 as Distracted Driving Awareness Week. Noble said it is important to focus on the dangers and consequences of distracted driving to make travel safer in the state. In 2016, there were 12,788 crashes in Michigan involving distracted driving, resulting in 43…