State Rep. Mary Whiteford (right), of Casco Township, is joined by her guests, Ganges Township firefighters Jason Jager and Angelina Boyles, in the Capitol rotunda today for the annual Michigan House of Representatives 9-11 Memorial Ceremony. Legislators invited first responders and members of the military from their communities to be their guests for the service. The ceremony included the ringing of a fire bell for those who died in the line of duty since Sept. 11, 2020 throughout Michigan.
Federal agents recently brought down Quiyemabi Summerlin, a major sex offender and sex trafficker in Detroit who forced dozens of women to engage in commercial sex acts. The stories of these victims are heartbreaking. The sad reality is that across our state, from small towns to big cities, there are countless victims suffering through the coercion and abuse within this heinous industry.
State Rep. Mary Whiteford, of Casco Township, announced the state budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 that received final approval from the Legislature on Wednesday includes measures to protect personal freedoms related to vaccination and limit overreach from local health officers.