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...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

FARMINGTON HILLS — State Representative Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) will host a coffee hour for residents on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W. 11 Mile Road in Farmington Hills. Rep. Greig will be available to answer questions and to speak with residents about issues facing the state.

"At the upcoming coffee hour, I’ll be available to talk with people about my first two months in...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women’s Caucus, a group of Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, women’s access to health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include Vice Chairwoman Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), Secretary Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Treasurer Rep. Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw).

“As women in the legislature, it’s important for us to keep in mind...