Rep. Wozniak plan protects citizens’ rights, promotes local control

State Rep. Doug Wozniak today introduced a bill protecting the rights of local citizens who live near oil or gas fields. House Bill 4317 would restrict oil and gas drilling in Michigan’s most populated counties and require state agencies to abide by local ordinances when issuing permits. The bill is part of a two-bill package….

Rep. Wozniak calls for governor to go back to the drawing board on budget plan

State Rep. Douglas Wozniak, of Shelby Township, issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer announced her state budget proposal: “We should be considering options that don’t put an additional burden on state taxpayers. This proposal, if fully implemented, would ask them to pay an additional 45 cents per gallon at the pump. That would equate…

Rep. Wozniak issues statement after FCA’s investment in Michigan

State Rep. Doug Wozniak, of Shelby Township, issued the following statement after Fiat Chrysler announced their investment of $4.5 billion in Michigan. “The announcement of FCA’s decision to invest billions of dollars in Michigan will create thousands of jobs for Metro Detroit and also for neighboring communities. This investment is another reason why Michigan is…

Rep. Wozniak helps launch bipartisan plan to crack down on elder abuse

State Rep. Doug Wozniak today introduced legislation as part of a bipartisan plan to combat elder abuse and establish increased protections for Michigan’s senior population. He was joined by Reps. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing), Diana Farrington (R-Utica), Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw), Graham Filler (R-DeWitt), Kyra Bolden (D-Southfield), Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) and Kathy Crawford (R-Novi). Wozniak, R-Shelby…

Reps. Wozniak, Anthony spearheading bipartisan plan to combat elder abuse

Bill package increases protections for senior citizens State Reps. Doug Wozniak and Sarah Anthony today announced a bipartisan plan to combat elder abuse and establish increased protections for Michigan’s senior population. The representatives said elder abuse is a serious crime that is becoming more and more common. These additional protections and increased criminal penalties will…

Rep. Wozniak, Republican lawmakers unveil new caucus Action Plan

State Rep. Doug Wozniak, of Shelby Township, this week joined his colleagues for a press conference outlining key principles and priorities that will guide House Republican legislation for the 2019-2020 legislative term. Wozniak underscored the continued commitment within the plan to reduce car insurance rates for all drivers, invest in our state’s roadways and stand…

Rep. Wozniak attends annual State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: Representative Doug Wozniak welcomed his guest, Judge Denis LeDuc of the 42nd District Court, to the Capitol for the State of the State address on Tuesday. The 42nd District Court covers the townships of Bruce and Washington, and the Village of Romeo.

Rep. Wozniak calls for juvenile justice reforms

State Rep. Doug Wozniak today introduced legislation as part of a bipartisan plan to transform the way 17-year-olds are treated in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Wozniak, of Shelby Township, said Michigan is one of just four states in the country to automatically prosecute 17-year-olds as adults when they’re accused of breaking the law. “This is…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Wozniak on Feb. 4

State Rep. Douglas Wozniak will host his monthly office hours on Monday, Feb. 4 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Washington Township Activity Center, 57880 Van Dyke Road in Washington. “Hosting regular office hours is one of my top priorities as a legislator,” Rep. Wozniak said. “I always encourage residents to share their thoughts…

Rep. Wozniak to influence wide range of policy issues

First term lawmaker named to five committee posts State Rep. Doug Wozniak of Shelby Township has been appointed to serve on five committees for the 2019-2020 legislative term, providing a unique opportunity to help the residents of Macomb County on a variety of important issues facing the state. Wozniak is set to serve as the…

Rep. Wozniak opens Lansing office, encourages feedback

State Rep. Douglas Wozniak’s legislative office is now open and ready to serve the residents of Macomb County. “I am eager to work toward real solutions for a more efficient and accountable state government for people of the 36th District,” Rep. Wozniak said. “Local residents are encouraged to contact me at any time with any…