News From Rep. Chirkun

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...

Tuesday, March 17, 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 March coffee hour on:

  • Monday, March 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Tim Hortons, 26807 Hoover Road in Warren (just south of 696 on Hoover)

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

Thursday, February 19, 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, February 10, 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...

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