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...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

LANSING - State Representative Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) took the oath of office Wednesday at the state Capitol along with the other 109 members of the Michigan House in a ceremony marking the beginning of the 98th Legislature. On Friday, Greig received her committee assignments to the Education, Workforce & Talent Development, and Communications & Technology committees.

“My committee assignments reflect the strengths and skillset that I bring to Lansing. I’m very pleased and excited...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LANSING – Members of the Michigan House Democratic caucus from Oakland County – including House Democratic Leader and 29th District Rep. Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), new members Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) from the 27th District, Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) from the 35th District and Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) from the 37th District. Third-term member Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak) from the 26th House District was sworn in on Dec. 18, 2014.

“I’m proud to...

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