News From Rep. Robinson

Thursday, December 3, 2015

LANSING – Members of the House Democratic Detroit Caucus today expressed grave concern for the future of Detroit Schoolchildren trapped in the failing Education Achievement Authority (EAA) system. The district has not met the criteria set forth during Eastern Michigan’s University’s Dec. 5, 2014, Board of Regents meeting calling for transparency and partnership and has done irreparable harm to the remaining 4,500 students in EAA-run schools. EMU has an interlocal agreement with the school district...

Thursday, September 10, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Rose Mary C. Robinson (D-Detroit) announced today that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is taking public comments on a request from US Ecology, a hazardous waste facility in House District 4, for a license to expand their hazardous waste facility. Robinson encourages residents to make their voices heard on this proposed expansion as the facility is located within a mile of a number of schools, houses of worship, a...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

DETROIT – State Representative Rose Mary Robinson (D-Detroit) will host a foreclosure prevention counseling session on Thursday, June 4, at starting at 5 p.m. at Little Rock Baptist Church, 9000 Woodward Ave., in Detroit. Robinson will be joined by community groups and others to help homeowners in danger of foreclosure. Registration begins at 5 p.m., and the counseling sessions begin at 5:30.

New state laws allow the county treasurers to reduce interest rates on delinquent...

Thursday, March 20, 2014

LANSING -State Representative Rose Mary C. Robinson (D-Detroit) today joined with her Democratic colleagues in continuing their opposition to the expansion of the Education Achievement Authority (EAA).

“It is outrageous to think about expanding the EAA when it is failing our children in Detroit. Many students proficient in math and reading are no longer proficient after attending the EAA. My six children attended the Detroit Public Schools, including Murray Wright, Western, Renaissance and Cass Tech....