News From Rep. LaVoy

Thursday, June 30, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for July. LaVoy invites residents to join him to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents.

LaVoy’s mobile office hours for July are as follows:

  • On Tuesday, July 5, from 6-7 p.m. at Public House, 138 N. Monroe St. in Monroe
  • On Monday, July 25, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Thursday, June 9, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) expressed mixed feelings on the state’s budget plan, which passed the Legislature last night. Senate Bill 801 contains the funding for Michigan’s K-12 schools, community colleges and universities. House Bill 5294 funds all other state government functions. The bills passed 74-34 and 71-37, respectively, and now go to the governor’s desk for his signature.

LaVoy voted yes on SB 801 because it contained an overall funding increase of...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for June. LaVoy invites residents to join him to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents.

LaVoy’s mobile office hours for June are as follows:

  • On Tuesday, June 21, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Berlin Township Senior Center, 8000 Swan View Drive in Newport
  • On Thursday, June 23, from
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for May. LaVoy invites residents to join him to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents.

LaVoy’s mobile office hours for May are as follows:

  • Friday, May 27, from 11 a.m. to noon at Agua Dolce, 17 W. 1st St. in Monroe

LaVoy encourages interested residents to sign up...

Monday, May 9, 2016

*The following is a column from Representative Bill LaVoy on the issue of historic districts in Michigan and current legislation that seeks to erode them.*

Despite proponents’ claims, new legislation would weaken historic districts and increase costs for local governments. It also would have a negative effect on tourism, which is one of Michigan’s biggest industries.

Michigan’s historic districts drive economic development, attract residents, create a sense of place and enhance the quality of life...

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