State Rep. Pam Faris E-Newsletter Archive

Friday, May 19, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for scholarship opportunities and things to do this month, along with other community information.

Scholarship Opportunity

Young women of Michigan are encouraged to apply for a scholarship and an opportunity to meet elected women from across the country. The National Foundation for Women Legislators has coupled with a national organization to co-sponsor the 20th annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest for college-bound female high school...

Friday, May 5, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for legislative updates and things to do this month, along with other community information.

Legislative Update

Last week, I introduced House Bill 4513 to establish penalties for equal pay non-compliance. This bill was a part of a package of bills introduced by the Progressive Women’s Caucus aimed at ending pay inequality in our state. Policies that protect equal pay are important for everyone, but wage discrimination...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for legislative updates and things to do this month, along with other community information.

Rep. Faris Recognized as Michigan Health Policy Champion

This week, I was honored to accept the 2017 Jean Chabut Health Policy Champion award from the Michigan Public Health Week Partnership in recognition of my efforts to create sound policy and promote good health, particularly in response to the Flint water crisis.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome back to my e-newsletter. As your state representative, I’m here to help you and our community. Please contact my office toll-free at (888) 347-8048 if we can be of assistance to you.

Please note that Michigan House of Representatives’ offices will be closed on Friday, April 14, from 1-5 p.m. in observance of Good Friday.

Legislative Update

I recently co-sponsored several pieces of legislation. Below are short summaries of each:

  • A bill
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Friday, March 24, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for legislative updates and things to do this month, along with other community information.

Legislative Update

I recently co-sponsored several pieces of legislation. Please see short summaries of each below:

  • A bill from state Rep. Holly Hughes that would allow retired teachers to return to the classroom in a substitute role or instructional coach role and earn up to one third of their final average compensation
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