Schroeder offers plan to codify judicial practice for cases involving domestic abuse

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder today put forward a plan that would ensure there is a consistent use of expert witness testimony in certain court proceedings, ultimately improving the state’s justice system. The proposal put forward by Schroeder, of Independence Township, would clarify the role of expert witness testimony in criminal cases where abuse may a…

Rep. Schroeder leads plan to halt Governor’s cuts to Alzheimer’s care

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder today introduced a proposal that would restore funding for a pilot program to boost care for Alzheimer’s patients and their families in 10 Michigan counties—including Oakland. This program was stripped from the state budget through line-item veto by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. When signing budget bills for the fiscal year beginning Oct….

Rep. Schroeder highlights environmental, public health investments in bipartisan budget

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township, voted Tuesday in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in public health and safety, environmental protection, and critical infrastructure – without raising taxes. Schroeder’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on a new state budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. “The…

Rep. Schroeder announces October office hours

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder invites residents to her in-district office hours on Monday, Oct. 14 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at The Coffee Bucket, 3549 Airport Road, Ste. 104 in Waterford. “Being accessible to my constituents has been a top priority of mine,” Rep. Schroeder said. “With many important issues currently being discussed in Lansing,…

Rep. Schroeder backs record support for local public schools

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, Independence Township, today voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools with an increase that exceeds the rate of inflation by more than 25 percent. Under the…

VIDEO: Rep. Schroeder honors direct support professionals on Michigan House floor

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township, today introduced a resolution declaring Sept. 8-14 as “Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week” in the state of Michigan. “Direct support professionals are dedicated individuals who offer crucial aid to individuals with disabilities, assisting with needs that many of us take for granted and helping them live meaningful, self-directed…

Rep. Schroeder hosts Oakland County first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township hosted Independence Township Fire Capt. Don Herbert on Wednesday for the Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the State Capitol. The observance memorializes Michigan first responders and military members who died in the line of duty during the past year.   State Rep. Andrea Schroeder talking to Independence Township…

Rep. Schroeder honors direct support professionals on Michigan House floor

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township, today introduced a resolution declaring Sept. 8-14 as “Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week” in the state of Michigan. “Direct support professionals are dedicated individuals who offer crucial aid to individuals with disabilities, assisting with needs that many of us take for granted and helping them live meaningful, self-directed…