News From Rep. Schor

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...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Bill 5390 today to allow firefighters to carry an opioid antagonist, such as Naloxone, to be used when encountering victims suffering from a prescription drug or heroin overdose and to ensure that first responders have Naloxone when they receive calls.

“During my time on Gov. Snyder’s Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Task Force last year, one of the critical discussions was ensuring we can use lifesaving...

Thursday, February 11, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Bill 5353 today to allow Michigan to issue $1 billion in bonds for infrastructure improvement. The funding could include any projects that would repair or upgrade infrastructure, as well as funding lead or asbestos abatement. If passed, the issue would be put before voters this November as a ballot proposal.

“The spotlight on Flint has cast a wider view across the state on how our infrastructure...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

LANSING — Despite Gov. Rick Snyder’s assurances to the contrary in tonight’s State of the State address, middle-class families have struggled under five years of leadership from Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican-led Legislature, state Representatives Tom Cochran (D-Mason) and Andy Schor (D-Lansing) said Tuesday night. Rather than doubling down on Gov. Snyder’s failed agenda, the legislators said it’s time to create a Michigan that works for school kids, college students, families, seniors and small-business...

State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) serves as an escort for the State of the State address at the Michigan State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.

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