News From Rep. Plawecki

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

DETROIT — State Representatives Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) received a tour of the Interstate 75 bridge over the River Rouge on Monday to understand the scope of the work and how it will affect their districts. Rep. Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) also participated in the tour. The bridge is the only major thoroughfare that connects Detroit to many Downriver communities.

“This bridge is a critical piece of infrastructure for residents and businesses...

From left, state Representatives Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) prepare to go on a tour of the I-75 Rouge River Bridge on Monday, May 23, 2016, in Detroit.
Thursday, May 5, 2016

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) announced today the schedule for her May coffee hours. Plawecki invites residents to join her to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how she can best represent and address the needs of her constituents.

Coffee hours in May will take place:

  • On Monday, May 9, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maplewood Center, 31735 Maplewood Street in Garden City, with state Senator David Knezek and Wayne County Commissioner
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Thursday, May 5, 2016

“Early this morning, the Michigan House voted on a package of bills attempting to address the dire situation in the Detroit Public Schools. I am deeply saddened by the situation in DPS, as well as with the House Republicans’ legislative plan to address this crisis. The situation in DPS, much like what happened in the city of Flint, has occurred under state control. There is no debate that emergency managers made a disaster of the...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) introduced House Bill 5590 this week, which would amend the Consumer Protection Act to extend the minimum allowable expiration date for gift cards and gift certificates from five years to 10 years. This pro-consumer legislation follows in the footsteps of other states that have voted to extend consumer rights on this issue. The bill was referred to the House Committee on Commerce and Trade.

The reason for...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) and Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) are pleased to spread the word about a new medical center serving their communities. The Wayne Health Center, located at the corner of Van Born and Venoy roads, will serve residents of Inkster, Romulus, Wayne and Westland.

“I’m thrilled that western Wayne County residents will have more options when it comes to primary health care services,” Geiss said. “Our county...