News From Rep. Kosowski

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) had another bill passed by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 5497 is part of a four-bill package dealing with the waiver of fees under the Electrical Administrative Act.

“I am always in favor of helping our veterans any way possible for their incredible service to our country,” Kosowski said. “Waiving these fees for veterans with equivalent training and experience is the least we can do.”...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) had another bill passed by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 5271 is part of a three-bill package dealing with video recordings of children when talking to Department of Human Services (DHS) officials or law enforcement officers in abuse or neglect cases.

“Although there is a protocol for forensic interviews in child abuse cases, the practice is inconsistent. Not all interviews are recorded, which could compromise...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

LANSING – State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) praised his colleagues for voting in favor of his bill, House Bill 5488, along with several others related to worker’s compensation claims at Delphi Automotive. The 13-bill package now moves to the Senate for consideration.

“I’m proud to be part of the effort to help these workers receive the benefits they should have had for years,” Kosowski said. “These bills will bring fairness and closure to workers...

Thursday, May 22, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) applauded the members of the House of Representatives for unanimously approving House Bill 4985 this week. The bill, which dedicates a portion of M-153 as the Firefighter Brian Woehlke Memorial Highway, passed 107-0. The bill now moves to the Senate for consideration.

“Brain Woehlke layed down his life in the line of duty and I am glad we honored him by passing this through the House of...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) applauded the members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for unanimously approving House Bill 4985 today. Kosowski testified before the committee in support of the bill, which dedicates a portion of M-153 as the Firefighter Brian Woehlke Memorial Highway. The bill now moves to the full House for consideration.

“I want to thank the members of the committee for hearing my testimony and voting in support...

State Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) testifies in front of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in support of House Bill 4985. The bill renames a portion of M-153 as the Firefighter Brian Woehlke Memorial Highway.

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