News From Rep. Love

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) was among 33 select lawmakers chosen to participate in a training program that annually identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest.

Representative Love, the only Michigan Democrat to be selected, was one of three Michigan representatives chosen to meet with fellow lawmakers from Michigan and 10 other Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces on August 12-16 in Madison, Wis., for The Council of State Governments’ 22nd...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) applauded the passage today of a bipartisan package of bills aimed at reforming Michigan’s current juvenile justice system, including the representative’s own bill, House Bill 4964. The 21-bill package was passed by the House, and will now head to the Senate for a vote.

“Reforms of this nature are long overdue,” said Rep. Love. “Our long-term goal is not to dismiss bad behavior, or worse, to punish someone unnecessarily because...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

“I am disheartened to hear of the discovery of lead and cooper in the water of 19 Detroit Public Schools (DPS) buildings, including Vernor Elementary, Bow Elementary and Ludington Magnet Middle School. Given the crisis in Flint, as well as other infrastructure issues we have faced across the state in the last year, it is becoming clearer with each passing day that we cannot afford to run Michigan like a business. Too often, the model...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) was appointed by Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter (R-Mt. Pleasant) to serve on the Michigan STEM Advisory Council, which provides recommendations on how to increase the state’s focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum through increased legislative dialogue.

In addition to over 20 years of experience creating interdisciplinary arts-infused education programs, and holding a Master of Fine Arts, the representative has 12 years’ experience in higher...