Thursday, March 19, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Pam Faris (D-Clio) and state Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) introduced legislation in the House and Senate today to establish a “Women’s Health” fundraising license plate.

“These bills will allow citizens to support the various organizations in our state that offer important health care services to support the well-being of Michigan women and children, especially lower-income women or those without adequate health care,” said Sen. Hopgood. “These groups provide practical and essential...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Pam Faris (D-Clio) is pleased to announce that Nicole Derusha-Addington has joined her office to take over the role of legislative aide for House District 48. Derusha-Addington has previously worked on U.S. Congressman Dan Kildee’s 2014 re-election campaign as field director, and is currently completing her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan-Flint, after obtaining an associates degree from Mott Community College.

“I am thrilled that Nicole Derusha-Addington...

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Statement from House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D­-Auburn Hills) on House Committee Assignments announced today:

“Yesterday, in his opening day speech, House Speaker Kevin Cotter said that ‘we can continue to work together,not for our political parties, but for the people of Michigan’. It’s disappointing that just one day later, Speaker Cotter chose to set the tone for the current Legislative session by snubbing the House Democrats in our committee recommendations on the...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) was sworn in to office today to begin his first term as legislator for the 34th House District. Joining him from Genesee County were returning state Representatives Pam Faris (D-Clio), who represents the 48th District, Phil Phelps (D-Flushing), who represents the 49th District, and Charles Smiley (D-Burton), who represents the 50th District.

“The future for the 98th Legislature is predicated on our ability to see the needs of...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

LANSING – State Representative Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) was sworn in today on the House floor as the new representative for the 49th House District, which comprises parts of the city of Flint, the cities of Flushing, Swartz Creek and Mount Morris, as well as Flint Township and Mount Morris Township. Phelps was a special advisor for former House Democratic Leader Richard Hammel and chief of staff for current state Representative Pam Faris (D-Clio). He was...

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