News From Rep. Plawecki

Thursday, April 23, 2015

LANSING — Democratic legislators announced the Powering Michigan’s Future legislative package today to build upon the success of Michigan’s thriving clean energy sector which is creating jobs, reining in costs and protecting the health of Michigan kids, families and seniors. The bills will increase Michigan’s use of renewable energy while reducing energy waste.

“Michigan’s clean energy industry has been a true success story and I’m proud to announce the Powering Michigan’s Future legislative package to build...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) announced today the schedule for her April 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.

Please note that Plawecki is unable to attend the regularly scheduled coffee hours in Garden City, Inkster and Westland due to legislative business. They will resume in May.

Coffee hours in April will take...

Monday, March 23, 2015

LANSING – Senator David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) and Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) released a joint letter today calling upon the federal government to reward over $1.8 million of federal grant money to the Western-Wayne Fire Authority that would specifically fund fire service for city of Inkster. The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants were created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter organizations to help them increase or maintain...

Thursday, February 12, 2015

“I’m encouraged that Gov. Rick Snyder wants to increase spending on higher education. This is critical to Michigan’s ability to attract businesses in thriving industries which require a state with a skilled and talented workforce. Additionally, I’m encouraged that the governor wants to invest in revenue sharing to local communities.

“However, the governor wants to put an additional $95 million into the state’s rainy day fund while at the same time cutting necessary programs for...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights), in response to Governor Rick Snyder’s State of the State Address, said that the Legislature needs to focus on making Michigan’s economy work for everyone. Snyder addressed the looming budget deficit, caused by massive tax breaks and incentives to big corporations. Coupled with tax increases on seniors and working families, Michigan’s recovery lags behind the rest of the nation.

“I’m eager to work with Gov. Snyder...