News From Rep. Chirkun

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) announced that his House Resolution 100, declaring May 2017 as Foster Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan, was adopted by the state House of Representatives today. Chirkun and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of a grown son and daughter, and two foster sons who are now living on their own.

“There are nearly 13,000 children in our foster care system, and caring for them involves...

Monday, April 17, 2017

ROSEVILLE — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his upcoming coffee hours. Chirkun will hold his next coffee hours on:

  • Monday, April 24, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Lori’s Cafe, 15188 E. 13 Mile Road (corner of Hayes) in Warren.
  • Monday, May 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave. in Roseville.

Residents can also contact...

Thursday, March 30, 2017

LANSING — House Democrats voted to support and amend the supplemental budget bill, House Bill 4329, rejecting the Senate’s $5 million loan and instead again approving a $3 million grant for Macomb County to deal with repairs because of the December 2016 sinkhole.

Yesterday, the state Senate changed the original $3 million grant approved by the House to a $5 million loan in spite of objections by Republican and Democratic Macomb legislators. The bill passed...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved a funding bill urgently needed to address health and safety issues related to the Macomb County sinkhole emergency.

The bill approved with bipartisan support includes $3 million from the state to help protect people, property and the environment from potential sewage overflows as crews continue to address the sinkhole that developed in late December. A state of emergency continues in the area.

“Time is of the essence when it...

Monday, March 13, 2017

ROSEVILLE — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his upcoming coffee hours.  Chirkun will hold his next coffee hours on:

  • Monday, March 20, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Lori’s Cafe, 15188 E. 13 Mile Road (corner of Hayes) in Warren.
  • Monday, March 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Little Joe’s Coney Island, 13564 E. 9 Mile (corner of Schoenherr) in Warren
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