News From Rep. LaVoy

Friday, April 15, 2016

LANSING — State Rep. Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) introduced legislation this week to give local governments a voice in the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality injection well permitting process. Currently, the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act pre-empts the authority of local governments to pass ordinances that would affect the permitting of injection wells.

“Local governments should have the ability to influence what sorts of things are being pumped into the ground in their communities. In...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for April. 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 are as follows:

  • On Monday, April 18, from 6-7 p.m. at the Flat Rock Community Center, 1 Maguire St. in Flat Rock
  • On Friday, April 22, from
  • ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) was honored to host the Most Rev. Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron at the state Capitol on Tuesday, March 22. Vigneron delivered the invocation to begin Tuesday’s House session at the Capitol.

“It is always a pleasure hosting Archbishop Vigneron here at the Capitol.” LaVoy said. “His thoughtful words remind us that above all, faith looks past partisan divides and helps us move toward positive and confident resolutions. In...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) is announcing the schedule for his school visits for March is Reading Month. LaVoy will read to classes at each of the schools to stress the importance of reading and the role it plays in students’ educational success.

“We know that childhood literacy is crucial when it comes to kids succeeding in K-12 education and beyond,” LaVoy said. “I’m proud to help create a love of reading in...

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) was given the Legislator of the Year Award today by the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm at an event on the lawn of the state Capitol. LaVoy serves as the minority vice chairman of the House Committee on Energy Policy. He was recognized by the coalition for his work on ensuring affordable energy for low-income families. Coalition members hosted an event today on the lawn of the state Capitol to recognize legislators and...

State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) accepts the Legislator of the Year Award from the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at the state Capitol in Lansing.