Thursday, June 18, 2015

LANSING — State Reps. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) have introduced two pieces of legislation that would crack down on inhumane puppy mills and protect dogs against animal abuse in Michigan.

“Pets have become such an important part of many families, and the joy of bringing home a new puppy is a moment to be treasured,” Greig said. “I want to make sure, however, that they are bred in a...

Monday, May 11, 2015

LANSING — State Representatives Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) are proud to announce that they will attend the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) this summer. The Council of State Governments Midwest, which operates the program, named the two freshman legislators as fellows. They join a select group of lawmakers from around the region.

“Meeting fellow lawmakers from other states and learning about how they confront their own challenges gives us...

Thursday, March 5, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit), along with Reps. Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) and Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) collaborated a tour with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute on March 1 to start Women’s History Month. Joining them were state Reps. Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Alberta Tinsley-Talabi (D-Detroit), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit). Karmanos is the only hospital in Michigan solely dedicated to fighting cancer.


Rep. Leslie Love, Karmanos Tour
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

LANSING – On Tuesday, first-term state Representative Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) presented her inaugural bill to the enrolling clerk’s office of the Michigan Legislature. House Bill 4287 will require the phasing out of the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing plastic particles – known as “microbeads.”

Today, a significant number of personal care products such as scrubs and toothpastes are known to contain thousands of minuscule balls of plastic called microplastics, or microbeads....

Friday, February 20, 2015

SOUTHFIELD–Small business owners that hire unemployed veterans would be eligible for tax credits under a veterans employment initiative launched today. The Hire MI Heroes Act, sponsored by Senator Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) in the Senate, will be introduced in the coming weeks and has broad bipartisan support.

“Unemployment is a very real enemy that our veterans shouldn’t have to face alone,” Senator Gregory said. “With the ‘Hire MI Heroes’ legislation, both veterans and small businesses win...