News From Rep. Phelps

Thursday, April 30, 2015

LANSING – The city of Flint has exited its 41-month-long financial emergency. Gov. Rick Snyder announced the action today, with emergency financial manager Jerry Ambrose and Deputy State Treasurer Wayne Workman announcing the appointment of a five-member Transition Advisory Board, selected by Gov. Snyder.

“I am thrilled that after nearly four long years of receivership, the city of Flint is standing on its own again,” state Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) said. “While this is good...

Monday, April 27, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and state Senator Jim Ananich (D-Flint) sent a joint letter to the State of Florida Legislature today urging action against an Econo Lodge and Wendy’s in Live Oak, Florida. During a recent trip to visit colleges, Flint-area high school students were the victims of racist comments and were refused service at a fast food restaurant.

“These young men and women had the opportunityto reach beyond Genesee County to find educational choices to help shape their future, but instead...

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, January 7, 2015

LANSING – In the wake of news that the city of Flint is in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act due to elevated TTHM levels in 2014, Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), state Representative Sheldon Neeley(D-Flint) and state Representative Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) issued the following statements:

“Clean, safe drinking water is a basic need, and I will do everything in my power to help ensure Flint residents don’t have to worry about...

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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