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…