News From Rep. Kivela

Thursday, February 16, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) introduced a House Resolution this week supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ request for funding for a study crucial to moving forward on construction of a second large lock at the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie.

“Only one of the four current Soo Locks is large enough to accommodate the modern vessels that commonly traverse the Great Lakes, and this puts the U.P and Michigan economy...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

 

LANSING — State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) announced today that he has been named one of two House co-chairs of the Michigan Sportsmen’s Caucus. He will join co-chairs state Rep. Triston Cole (R-Mancelona), and state Sens.  David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) and Mike Green (R-Mayville).  This is the second consecutive legislative term where Kivela has been name to a co-chair.  

“I am very pleased to join my colleagues to lead the Michigan Sportsmen’s Caucus...

Friday, January 20, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) said that he is proud to join his four Democratic colleagues as an assistant whip for the Democratic Caucus during the 2017-18 legislative session. Kivela was chosen for the position by recently named House Democratic Caucus Whip, state Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield).

“It is a true honor to be part of the team that will fight to support working families, make education affordable, and bring transparency to state...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

LANSING — Recently named House Democratic Caucus Whip, State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), has chosen five assistant whips to help him focus and direct the caucus’s efforts in 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and John Kivela (D-Marquette).

“I’m proud to serve as House Democratic Caucus Whip and work with my team to push for our legislative

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING – State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) took the oath of office today for his third term representing the Upper Peninsula communities of House District 109 during the official opening of the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives in Lansing. Kivela is serving his third and final term due term limits.

"I am honored to be able to again represent the residents of House District 109, and I pledge to continue advocating for...

State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) is ceremonially sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack at the official opening of the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives on Jan. 11, 2017. With him are his uncle Mike Hruska and his sister Pam Caron.

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