Legislator stands with students, families impacted by this week’s tragedy
PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jamie Thompson, of Brownstown, speaks in support of a memorial resolution expressing condolences and sympathies for this week’s tragic shooting at Michigan State University before the Michigan House on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The resolution commemorates three victims who lost their lives, five others who are currently in critical condition and the countless students and families who were impacted by Monday night’s violence. The resolution also paid tribute to courageous first responders whose fast action helped keep students, faculty and the community safe.
Said Thompson when addressing the resolution: “The feeling of hurt and loss in these situations is overwhelming, and my heart breaks for these families as they see the lives of their loved ones cut short. … Tragedy has been brought to our doorstep. As we grieve today, I am hopeful we are proactive tomorrow in finding effective solutions that will work for Michigan families.”
To commemorate the season of giving, state Rep. Jamie Thompson is hosting a pair of upcoming community charity drives with local groups in Brownstown and Monroe and encouraging people to attend. On Monday, Dec. 4, Rep. Thompson will be spearheading the Fish & Loaves Food Drive to help Downriver families in need. The event will […]
Legislator: Families deserve answers after prolonged calls for accountability State Rep. Jamie Thompson has sent a letter to House Appropriations Behavioral Health Subcommittee Chair Felicia Brabec demanding the committee look into instances where the state’s juvenile mental health system has failed families in greater Detroit. In the letter, Thompson, of Brownstown, specifically outlines concerns at […]
State Reps. Donni Steele, Tom Kuhn, and Jamie Thompson introduced a plan this week to keep Legislators in the capital doing their jobs until the end of the year. The plan comes as the Democrat majority in the House and Senate prepare to stop legislative business and break for the year, instead of adjourning in […]
State Rep. Jamie Thompson on Wednesday introduced a House resolution bringing awareness to a condition that impacts people and families throughout the state and the country. Thompson’s HR 157 declares Oct. 22-28 as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week in Michigan. At least four million children – roughly five percent of the pediatric population – […]