News From Rep. Chirkun

Thursday, 19 February 2015

“I am disappointed that Jami and Krista Contreras, were turned away by the pediatrician they had chosen for their daughter, Bay, last fall because they are a lesbian couple. Sadly, what this doctor did is legal in Michigan. Their experience is yet another example of why we need to extend our civil rights laws to cover LGBT Michiganders so that this kind of discrimination stops. I am glad that the Contreras’ have found a pediatrician...

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

LANSING – State Representative John Chirkun (D-Roseville) was forced to cancel his scheduled Feb. 2 coffee hour because of the snow storm that hit the Detroit area. He invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his rescheduled coffee hour on:

  • Friday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at Biggby Coffee, 26740 Gratiot Ave. (south of I-696) in Roseville.

Residents can also contact the representative at (517) 373-0854 or...

Friday, 23 January 2015

LANSING - State Representative John Chirkun (D-Roseville) invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his upcoming coffee hour.

Chirkun will host his February coffee hour on:

  • Monday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Biggby Coffee, 26740 Gratiot Ave. (south of I-696) in Roseville.

Residents can also contact the representative at (517) 373-0854 or send an email to JohnChirkun@house.mi.gov with any questions or concerns. Chirkun...

Friday, 16 January 2015

LANSING - State Representative John Chirkun (D-Roseville) announced his House committee assignments today for the 2015-16 legislative session. Chirkun will serve on the House Communications and Technology, Financial Liability Reform and Regulatory Reform Committees. Chirkun is serving his first term in the state House.

“I am excited to get to work in these committees to study legislation and get bills ready for debate on the House floor,” said Chirkun. “My committees will address...

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights), John Chirkun (D-Roseville), Marilyn Lane (D-Fraser),Derek E. Miller (D-Warren) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) took the oath of office today as the Michigan House of Representatives officially opened its 98th legislative session.

“I am honored that voters from House District 25 have sent me back to the state Capitol, and I look forward to getting to work on making Michigan better for our families, small...