News From Rep. Lane

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

LANSING — The House Democratic Caucus came out in opposition of Speaker Kevin Cotter’s road funding plan today. Among other things, the House Republican plan would eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit, a credit that many low-income working families rely on to make ends meet.

“When Prop 1 failed in early May, it was a signal from our voters that they want us to come up with a comprehensive road funding solution without putting more...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

          LANSING – House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) and  House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Democratic Vice Chairwoman state Representative Marilyn Lane (D-Fraser) said today that Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter’s (R-Mt. Pleasant) plan to fix the roads relying on tax changes and future revenue growth is, at best, a Band-Aid approach that won’t guarantee that roads will be repaired or maintained now or in the future.

          “Relying on imagined future revenue...

Thursday, May 7, 2015

            LANSING – House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), state Representative Marilyn Lane (D-Fraser) and state Senator Steve Bieda (D-Warren) today said that before talk on any long-term road funding plan starts, the Legislature should take preventive measures by agreeing to pass bipartisan bills that will preserve and protect our roads while legislators work on a long-term funding plan. The legislators suggested they start by passing Lane’s and Bieda’s bills, House Bill 4257 and...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

         LANSING — State Representative Marilyn Lane (D- Fraser) voted today against legislation that would make it easier for the state to step in and take control of school districts.

         “We should do all we can to help schools districts that are in financial distress, but taking away local control and putting the state in charge is not the answer,” said Lane. “Local school officials, teachers and parents...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights), John Chirkun (D-Roseville), Marilyn Lane (D-Fraser),Derek E. Miller (D-Warren) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) took the oath of office today as the Michigan House of Representatives officially opened its 98th legislative session.

“I am honored that voters from House District 25 have sent me back to the state Capitol, and I look forward to getting to work on making Michigan better for our families, small...

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