Rep. Wozniak reminds residents to continue to shop and buy local

State Rep. Doug Wozniak reminded residents today to continue supporting local businesses and restaurants in the townships of Bruce, Shelby, and Washington, and the village of Romeo during the coronavirus restrictions. “Check to see if your favorite restaurant is offering delivery or take-out,” Wozniak said. “Supporting our local business owners is more important now than…

Rep. Wozniak postpones coffee hours, encourages residents to contact office

State Rep. Doug Wozniak announced he will not be holding coffee hours in the near future in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Out of an abundance of caution, I will not be holding coffee hours for the time being,” Wozniak said. “Accessibility to my constituents is a priority of mine, however, it is more…

Wozniak, House approve plan providing greater resources to kinship caregivers

Wozniak: Kinship caregivers provide the best homes for children in need State Rep. Doug Wozniak supported bipartisan legislation passed by the Michigan House on Tuesday to provide better access to support services for Michigan’s kinship caregivers. Kinship caregivers are extended relatives, such as grandparents, or family friends, such as godparents, who have a kinship bond…

Rep. Wozniak votes to restore previously vetoed funding for key Michigan programs

Legislator: Going PRO, ‘Pure Michigan’ provide state with jobs, dollars State Rep. Douglas Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today voted in favor of an emergency budget plan to promote job growth and restore support for tourism across the state while also providing special funding to help combat the coronavirus if cases arise in southeast Michigan. The…

Rep. Wozniak announces release of Pure Michigan Spring/Summer Travel Guide

State Rep. Doug Wozniak has announced the release of the Pure Michigan Spring/Summer 2020 Travel Guide. Released as part of the state’s travel and tourism campaign, the guide provides readers with an overview of trip ideas and destinations to enjoy as temperatures rise and the daylight hours increase. “From our home in southeast Michigan to…

Wozniak’s plan to support assaulted health care workers signed by governor

A plan sponsored by state Rep. Douglas Wozniak to help employees in Michigan’s health care sector recover from traumatic events in the workplace has been signed into law. In 2016, Michigan saw its first and only critical incident stress management (CISM) statute signed, providing public safety officers with confidentiality and legal protections. But the measure…

Leaving no stone unturned on no-fault reform

By state Rep. Doug Wozniak, of Shelby Township While it was no easy feat, the state’s much-maligned no-fault car insurance system is now undergoing an extreme makeover. Michigan’s no-fault structure was conducive to rampant fraud and skyrocketing costs. These problems – along with forcing Michigan drivers to pay the highest car insurance premiums in the…

House approves Wozniak’s plan combatting elder abuse, increasing protections for seniors

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved state Rep. Doug Wozniak’s plan to combat elder abuse and establish increased protections for Michigan’s senior population. Wozniak, of Shelby Township, said elder abuse is a serious crime that is becoming more common. The Aging and Adult Services Agency reports that one in 10 older adults in Michigan is…