News From Rep. Zemke

Thursday, 12 February 2015

LANSING – State Representative Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) reintroduced a bill he sponsored last term that would remove the sunset on school districts establishing a district library. The law allowing local governments, including school districts, to form new district libraries currently prohibits districts from doing so after Jan. 1, 2015. Zemke introduced House Bill 4191 to remove that provision. In 2014, Zemke ushered the same legislation through the House with a 110-0 approval, before it failed...

Friday, 6 February 2015

"The YMCA’s Michigan Youth in Government is a wonderful program that teaches our future leaders about the workings of state government. These young Michiganders get to hone skills in communication and collaboration while developing a much deeper understanding about the legislative process. I am immensely proud to join the program on the board of directors and help educate more young people about how laws are made in their state. I am excited to see these...

Friday, 16 January 2015

ANN ARBOR – State Representative Adam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) was selected to serve as Democratic vice chairman of the critical House Education Committee yesterday. He will continue his service from last term on the powerful House Appropriations Committee as well, sitting on the subcommittee on the School Aid Fund and serving as Democratic vice chairman of the subcommittee on Capital Outlay. With these committee responsibilities, he will be a connection point for...

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), David Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) and Adam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) took their oath of office today, starting their next terms in the Michigan House of Representatives.

Reps. Driskell and Zemke will be starting their second term after a very active first two years in the Legislature. “In my first term, I worked on a number of issues for my constituents, including broadband accessibility and finding...

Friday, 19 December 2014

LANSING –- State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), David Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) and Adam F. Zemke(D-Ann Arbor) are proud to have voted in support of a plan to raise money to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads and bridges while also guaranteeing tax relief for Michigan’s families and constitutionally protected money for Michigan’s schools. Under the plan, voters would decide on a ballot proposal that would raise the state sales and use tax from 6 to 7 percent...

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