News From Democratic Leader Sam Singh

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

“I voted no today on the House budget bills to fund our schools, colleges and universities and state government departments because these budgets are just not positioning Michigan for a global economy. By turning down federal Medicaid funding, we are hurting our hospitals and our small businesses. Because the leadership in this chamber lacks the political courage to take on the issue of health care, Michiganders will suffer.

This budget also hurts our students, and...

Monday, May 13, 2013

LANSING - House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) and state Representatives Marcia Hovey-Wright (D-Muskegon), Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) announced their support for a package of four bills and three resolutions that would improve access to women’s health care, educate women about health care options, support rape survivors and address health care inequities women face.

“We have all heard from women and their families across Michigan that they...

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) recently introduced legislation to reinstate a charitable tax credit for taxpayers that was eliminated in the tax changes passed by the Republican majority in 2011. Singh’s bill, House Bill 4476, would reinstate a tax credit of 50% of the aggregate amount of a taxpayer’s charitable contributions during a fiscal year with the credit worth up to $100 for a single tax payer, and $200 for a husband...

Thursday, April 4, 2013

LANSING -State Representatives Tom Cochran (D- Mason), Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) have announced that Ingham County parks are in line to receive Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grants included in a recent appropriations bill signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

“Outdoor recreation is important to our communities and to Michigan’s tourism industry,” said Cochran. “The improvements these grants aim to provide will benefit residents and...

Thursday, April 4, 2013

LANSING -State Representatives Tom Cochran (D- Mason), Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) have announced that Ingham County parks are in line to receive Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grants included in a recent appropriations bill signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

“Outdoor recreation is important to our communities and to Michigan’s tourism industry,” said Cochran. “The improvements these grants aim to provide will benefit residents and...

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