News From Rep. Plawecki

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

To My Constituents,

Just over a week ago, the attacks in Paris reminded us, once again, that we must remain incredibly vigilant in fighting terrorism around the world, as well as protecting our citizens here at home. As state legislators, protecting the residents of our communities is one of our most basic responsibilities and we take it very seriously.

At the same time, we must be careful not to let politics divide us during these...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) joined with House and Senate colleagues today at a Capitol press conference to announce a bipartisan, bicameral bill package that would ensure access to safe, drinkable, affordable water, reform the shut-off process and guarantee that water is accessible for Michigan residents. Plawecki’s two bills in the package would establish that access to clean water is a human right; and require water providers to submit annual reports to...

Thursday, November 5, 2015

LANSING — An overwhelming majority of Greater Wayne County Caucus (GWCC) members voted in opposition of the road funding package that passed the House late Tuesday evening. Under the plan, the gasoline tax would increase to 26.3 cents per gallon on Jan. 1, 2017, a 7.3 cents per gallon increase. It would also increase vehicle registration fees 20 percent on Jan1, 2017. The package also calls for $600 million in funding cuts, but fails to identify...

Friday, October 30, 2015

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) announced today the schedule for her November 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 November will take place:

  • Monday, Nov. 9, from 9-10:30 a.m. at Mr. Mike’s, 6047 N. Wayne Road in Westland
  • Monday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Community
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Monday, October 19, 2015

LANSING — State Representatives George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) and Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) voted in opposition of House Bill 4822. This legislation raised serious concerns on both sides of the aisle and despite attempts to amend the legislation, the bill was passed by the House on Oct. 15. HB 4822 attempts to get Michigan students reading at their grade level before they are allowed to move on to the fourth grade....