House Agriculture Committee Chair Rep. Julie Alexander talks about Senate legislation now awaiting the signature of the Governor that would require egg-laying hens in Michigan to be housed in a cage-free system by 2025. Rep. Alexander says Michigan is a national leader in egg production and that industry and consumer demands are leading toward cage-free environments on a national scale.
State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, this week joined her colleagues in voting to pass a responsible and effective state budget plan that overcomes massive financial challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
State Rep. Julie Alexander, chair of the House Agriculture Committee, today said the challenges presented by COVID-19 have affected Michigan’s food supply in many ways for Michigan families.
“I have been hearing from concerned parents in my Jackson community wondering what this fall is going to look like for our kids and how we can open our schools safely,” Alexander said. “As a mom, nana and former teacher, I understand firsthand your growing concerns. That’s why I’ve been in contact with our local Jackson County superintendents, educators and parents to try to determine what the best and safest option is to meet our children’s educational needs.