News From Rep. LaVoy

Thursday, April 23, 2015

LANSING — Democratic legislators announced the Powering Michigan’s Future legislative package today to build upon the success of Michigan’s thriving clean energy sector which is creating jobs, reining in costs and protecting the health of Michigan kids, families and seniors. The bills will increase Michigan’s use of renewable energy while reducing energy waste.

“Michigan’s clean energy industry has been a true success story and I’m proud to announce the Powering Michigan’s Future legislative package to build...

Thursday, April 16, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Andy Schor (D-Lansing), Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak) and Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) introduced a bill package today that would bring stability and transparency to the budget-busting MEGA business tax credits. This comes as the Senate Fiscal Agency released a report citing that the state paid $52 million in net tax refunds to businesses in March due to the MEGA tax credits. 

The MEGA program has come under fire after causing an unforeseen...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for April along with a tentative schedule 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 April will take place:

  • On Wednesday, April 8, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Flat Rock Community Center and Stone Creek Banquet
  • ...
Friday, March 20, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) introduced House Resolution 40 this week, honoring the 200th anniversary of the end of the War of 1812.

“The end of the War of 1812 began an era of peace and cooperation with Canada that continues today,” said LaVoy, who is of French-Canadian heritage. “It’s with that spirit in mind that we commemorate the end of the war.”

Michigan was a key battleground in the war; the first...

Friday, March 13, 2015

“I’m happy to see that Gov. Snyder is in line with many of the ideas and proposals the House Democratic Caucus announced last week. Any change to our energy infrastructure needs to focus on lower electric bills for residents and businesses alike while also providing jobs in Michigan. However, as with any large-scale proposal, the devil is in the details. I’d like to see more of them in the governor’s plan for reaching the goals...