News From Rep. Schor

Monday, March 30, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Bill 4422 today to create the Red Tape Removal Task Force. This bill will create a task force of experts in the education field to review the many state reporting requirements for schools in order to weed out the ones that are duplicative and outdated. The task force would have six months to review the many reports, then report back to the Legislature with recommendations. The...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

LANSING – Legislation introduced by state Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) that passed the House and Senate but did not make it to the governor’s desk during the lame duck session last year passed the House today. Among other things, House Bill 4054 requires better communication between the number of agencies involved in mobile home park oversight and increases fines for bad actors whose inaction threatens the health and safety of mobile home park residents. Problems...

Wednesday, January 28, 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, January 14, 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, December 29, 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...

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