Wednesday, 21 January 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, 15 January 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, 14 January 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, 12 November 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...

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

LANSING – State Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) and state Representatives Pam Faris (D-Clio) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) are introducing legislation to mandate that all health insurance companies that offer group and individual health care coverage must provide the option to purchase abortion service coverage. In December 2013, House and Senate Republicans passed a law banning health insurance companies in Michigan from covering abortion services unless a separate health insurance rider is purchased. Currently, only...

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