News From Rep. Love

Friday, June 16, 2017

"I was outraged and appalled by the MSPERS bill that passed out of the House Thursday. During the floor debate, Republicans characterized teachers as mere transient paraprofessionals with little regard for the magnitude of the profession and the impact they have on society.

"The fact is, teaching is a profession on the same level, or greater, as a doctor, lawyer or banker. Let’s remember teachers are the ones who prepare and inspire those professionals to pursue their...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

DETROIT — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is announcing that she will host her next “After Work with the Rep” event on Monday, June 12, starting with a tour of the neighborhoods of the 10th District. The bus tour leaves promptly at 5 p.m. from 20131 James Couzens Freeway in Detroit. Following the tour will be a discussion on community development projects until 7 p.m., taking place at the same location as the tour launch....

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

REDFORD — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is announcing that she will hold a Money Matters and Fraud Prevention Fair on Saturday, June 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Redford Community Center, 12121 Hemingway in Redford. Love held a similar fair in Detroit in April.

“So much great information was shared at the event in April, that I felt compelled to do it again in Redford,” Love said. “The session will be...

Friday, May 19, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) introduced House Resolution 95 this week to declare May 14-20, 2017, as Women in the Professional Trades Week in Michigan. The House passed the resolution by voice vote.

“It’s an exciting time. As more development is coming on line in Detroit and in Michigan, there are more opportunities for women to enter the skilled trades,” Love said. “A job in the skilled trades is an excellent path to...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LANSING — The Progressive Women’s Caucus introduced a 12-bill package today that seeks to end wage discrimination in Michigan. While protecting equal pay is important for everyone, wage discrimination disproportionately impacts women in Michigan. The bills are being introduced to coincide with Equal Pay Day in Michigan. Women have to work into April of the new year in order to earn what men earned in the previous year. April 4 of this year was recognized...

State Rep. Erika Geiss speaks in support of House Democratic legislation to ensure equal pay for women at a rally on the Capitol steps in Lansing on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Behind Rep. Geiss are, from left to right, seated state Rep. Donna Lasinski (D Scio Township), standing Reps. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Pam Faris (D-Clio) and Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon).

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