News From Rep. Schor

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) reintroduced and state Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) introduced a bill that would create an incentive to keep college students living and working in Michigan after graduation. The bill would provide tax credits for college graduates regardless of whether or not Congress comes to a consensus on student loan interest rates. It is modeled after the successful Opportunity Maine program.

“We have the best universities in the...

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Tom Cochran (D-Mason) was sworn in today to begin his second term as the legislator for the 67th Michigan House District, along with state Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing), who represents the 68th District, and state Representative Sam Singh (D-East Lansing), who represents the 69th District.

“The start of a new legislative session presents new opportunities to serve families in Ingham County and across our state,”...

Monday, 29 December 2014

“I am deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the passing of Rev. Dr. Michael Murphy, former state Representative. Rep. Murphy was a friend and someone I learned from as I started my service in the House of Representatives. It was an honor to follow in his seat. His commitment to the community — through his public service and his faith-based endeavors — will not be forgotten. My condolences go out to his family and...

Monday, 6 October 2014

LANSING — State Representatives Theresa Abed (D-Grand Ledge) and Tom Cochran (D-Mason) joined with state Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and senior citizens at a press conference today to highlight the Democratic plan to repeal Republican tax increases that have hurt Michigan’s middle-class seniors.

“This tax on senior retirement income has made life more difficult for many retirees who are struggling just to make ends meet,” said Abed. “It’s an unfair tax...

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

LANSING – A bill introduced by state Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) was voted out of the House Regulatory Reform Committee today and will head to the House floor for voting. House Bill 5513 would ensure that local governments have the information and power to intercede when mobile home park owners do not provide a safe environment for residents. Problems were exposed earlier this year during a situation at the Life O’Riley Mobile Home...

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