News From Rep. LaVoy

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) introduced a resolution this week to mark May 17-23 as Michigan Week. House Resolution 90, which the House approved by voice vote, touts the natural and cultural treasures of Michigan and encourages “citizens and businesses from every community in our great state to support and celebrate all that Michigan has to offer.”

“From the pristine natural beauty and historic lighthouses to the auto industry and cultural heritage, there...

Friday, May 1, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D- Monroe) was honored to have Most Reverend Bishop Earl Boyea at the state Capitol this week. Boyea is the fifth Bishop of the Lansing Diocese and was named to his position in February 2008.

“In addition to the tremendous honor it was to have Bishop Boyea here, it was great to hear from an influential figure that was involved in the community of Monroe in the late 1970s,”...

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
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