News From Rep. Chirkun

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

        LANSING – State Representative John Chirkun (D-Roseville) recently introduced House Resolution 91, declaring May 2015 as Foster Care Awareness Month. Chirkun and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of a grown son and daughter, and two foster sons, one of whom still lives at home.

          “Foster Care Awareness Month is a way to recognize and thank the families who provide a home and family to children in need of affection, love and security,”...

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

LANSING – State Representative 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 May coffee hours on:

Monday, May 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave. 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 also encourages residents to...

Thursday, April 30, 2015

             LANSING – State Representatives Derek Miller (D-Warren), John Chirkun (D-Roseville) and Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) said today that General Motors’ announcement that it will invest $139.5 million in its Warren facility is good for workers, local economies that will gain from additional spending from suppliers and workers, and the state economy which will grow from GM’s increased investments.

            “This morning’s announcement of General Motors’ investment of $139.5 million for improvements...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

LANSING — State Representatives Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park), John Chirkun (D-Roseville) and Pam Faris (D-Clio) worked to protect local school districts from state takeover with the so-called “early warning” legislative package. The legislators offered amendments in the House Financial Liability Reform Committee to House Bills 4325 and 4327, two bills in the six-bill package, aimed at giving schools more tools and local input to deal with fiscal distress. Republicans rejected all the amendments, and the...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

“I cannot even begin to consider any changes to Michigan’s auto no-fault law until we have a full and open accounting from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA). The MCCA has never been subject to our open meetings act, and they have not had to open their books or explain how they determine the annual fee that every insured driver has to pay each year as part of his or her auto insurance policy. Until...

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