News From Rep. Garrett

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

            LANSING – State Representative and Detroit Caucus Chairman Brian Banks (D-Detroit) joined with the Detroit Caucus members today to say that they do not support the no-fault insurance changes that passed out of the Senate in Senate Bills 248-249 last week. The House Insurance Committee met today at 8:15 a.m. to discuss the bills. The committee’s regularly scheduled weekly meeting time is on Thursday, so it appears that the...

Friday, March 27, 2015

LANSING – State Representative LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit) helped recognize reserve police officer Roderick B. Jones on the floor of the House last Tuesday. The Highland Park public safety official was shot and killed last month while off duty. Prior to his service for the city of Highland Park, Jones was an Army Ranger weapons specialist who was honorably discharged in 2008 after completing 360 missions within a year’s time.

          “People like Mr. Jones decided...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

DETROIT – State Representative LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit) hosted a meet and greet in her district today, allowing constituents to talk with her about what is happening in state government. Garrett hopes to be very accessible to her constituents while she serves as state representative.

"Being a state representative is more than just going to Lansing, sitting on the floor of the House and voting on bills,” said Garrett. “I need to be their voice at...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Wendell Byrd (D-Detroit), Fred Durhal III (D-Detroit), LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit), Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) and Leslie Love (D-Detroit) took the oath of office today, beginning their first terms in the Michigan House of Representatives.

Byrd is starting his first term serving the constituents of Michigan’s 3rd House District, which comprises a portion of northern Detroit. He previously served as the comptroller for...