News From Rep. Schor

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) applauded the passing of House Resolution 268 calling on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to end its recent ban on satellite training camps. These camps — usually set up in another state from the host school — have been popular for years and help athletes increase their visibility to different schools as well as helping many smaller schools evaluate a larger number of potential recruits.

“While many things are...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Resolution 268 calling on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to end its recent ban on satellite training camps. These camps — usually set up in another state from the host school — have been popular for years and help athletes increase their visibility to different schools as well as helping many smaller schools evaluate a larger number of potential recruits.

“The problem is not about a school...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) applauded House approval of House Bill 4580, which would allow a local government to revoke a personal property tax exemption if the agreed-upon contact is not honored by the recipient business. All other local tax abatements have revocation provisions, but Public Act 328 (which allows for up a personal property tax exemption of up to 100 percent) does not include a revocation provision.

“Cities, townships and other local governments generally...

Thursday, March 24, 2016

State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Bill 5517 yesterday, which requires that all child care centers, group child care homes and family child care homes that provide care for children under 1 year of age must implement and maintain a written safe sleep policy. This legislation also requires that all licensees, registrants and employees of those facilities review the policy and sign an agreement that states that they acknowledge and understand that safe sleep...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Resolution 246 today urging the U.S. Congress to renew full federal support of residential and business flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program. Due to recent federal legislation, premiums will start to increase up to 18 percent per year for residential properties and up to 25 percent per year for business properties. These continued increases will create economic hardship for many Michigan families and businesses.

“Flooding risk...

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