News From Rep. Plawecki

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) and Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) introduced House Bills 5732 and 5733 today, which would establish a statewide code for the regulation of residential septic systems.

Plawecki sponsored HB 5732, which would add Part 50 to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (Public Act 451 of 1994) to establish a baseline set of state septic regulations. Local health departments would still have the ability to implement their own...

Friday, June 3, 2016

"On May 5, early in the morning after a marathon session, the House Republicans passed their egregious plan to 'save' the Detroit Public Schools (DPS). It was deemed a failed attempt by many. Fast forward to last night — the House Republicans passed a new set of bills even more egregious than the last by virtue of the fact that these bill were supposedly a ‘compromise’ between the House and Senate plans. The Senate plan properly...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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

  • On Monday, June 13, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maplewood Center, 31735 Maplewood St. in Garden City, with state Senator David Knezek and Wayne County Commissioner
  • ...
Thursday, May 26, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) and state Senator David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) introduced House Bill 5708 and Senate Bill 1006 today, which would amend the State School Aid Act of 1979 to eliminate the remaining debt held by the dissolved Inkster Public Schools. The appropriation of almost $37 million would come from the state’s General Fund budget and not burden other students around the state.

This legislation addresses the concern that the...

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.