News From Rep. Zemke

Friday, January 13, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) was selected today to serve as Deputy House Democratic Caucus Chairperson under newly-elected Democratic Caucus Chairperson state Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor). Rep. Jones is beginning his first term in the state House of Representatives this month.

“I have been impressed and inspired by Rep. Jones long before he came to serve in the state House, so he seemed like an excellent choice to help me bring our...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

LANSING — The House Democrats held elections today to fill their caucus’s leadership positions for the next two years as a new session begins this week. State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) was elected to serve as the House Democratic Caucus Whip and state Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) was chosen to be the House Democratic Caucus Chair.

“I am extremely honored that my Democratic colleagues in the House chose me to serve as their Caucus...

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

LANSING —Legislation sponsored by Reps. Andy Schor (D-Lansing), Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor), David LaGrand (D-Grand Rapids) and several other Democrat and Republican representatives passed the Senate and was concurred by the House today, and is now on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk. The package, House Bills 5618-5621, and 5693-5695 allow local schools more flexibility when deciding on whether suspension, expulsion, or some other form of discipline is best for an individual student in...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) plans to introduce legislation later this fall that aims to protect victims of domestic violence, among others. House Bill 5968 would prohibit local ordinances from retaliating against tenants, occupants or landlords who call to report domestic violence, a crime or an emergency situation.

If police are called to a property too often throughout a certain time period, the landlord may face exorbitant fines and lose his or...

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) announced his gratitude today for three separate awards given to Washtenaw County by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which will utilize funds from the State Revolving Fund to improve resource quality and reduce pollution.

“It is a poorly kept secret at this point that Michigan’s struggling infrastructure includes more than just our roads,” Zemke said. “It is crucial for us to identify and implement methods for...

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