VIDEO: November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, thanks to my friend, State Representative Ann Bollin. It has been a year and 3 months since I was diagnosed with stomach cancer and 5 months since my treatments have ended. This journey was tough and I was lucky to survive, unlike Ann’s father who unfortunately passed away from stomach…

VIDEO: Chief John Lyman’s Testimony on HB 4830

The Michigan House Appropriations Committee recently approved Rep. Andrea Schroeder’s proposal to protect local emergency response providers from unexpected fees assessed by the state. Schroeder appeared before the committee with retired Waterford Township fire chief John Lyman, who brought the important issue to Schroeder’s attention. Lyman – who served the Waterford community for 33 years…

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…

VIDEO: Rep. Schroeder welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township welcomed Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck to the state Capitol to lead the invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Mannschreck serves as Lead Pastor of Waterford Central United Methodist Church in Waterford. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

VIDEO: Watch Rep. Schroeder’s first Facebook Live town hall meeting

Watch Rep. Schroeder’s first Facebook Live town hall meeting: State Rep. Andrea Schroeder this week held the Michigan Legislature’s first-ever Facebook Live town hall event with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley, chair of the House Transportation Committee, to discuss road funding and the future of Michigan’s infrastructure. Rep. Schroeder answered multiple questions from the live…

VIDEO: Rep. Schroeder testifies on her plan to better protect Michigan children

Rep. Schroeder’s plan better protects Michigan children   State Reps. Andrea Schroeder and Matt Hall today testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee. State Rep. Andrea Schroeder today testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of her plan to help keep children safe from abuse and neglect. The Office…

Rep. Schroeder accepting nominations for Outstanding Educator Award

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township is seeking outstanding educators throughout the 43rdDistrict to present with an Outstanding Educator Award during Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week in May. “Educators deserve recognition and appreciation for the tremendous job they do inside and outside of the classroom,” Rep. Schroeder said. “I encourage everyone to get involved…