News From Rep. Neeley

Friday, February 10, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), along with state Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and Sens. Hoon Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Coleman Young II (D-Detroit) introduced legislation today to restore citizen oversight commissions for air pollution, water quality and oil and gas. Michigan had air and water quality commissions at one time, but they were abolished by former Gov. John Engler in 1991....

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan Legislative Black Caucus (MLBC) elected its eight remaining officers today during an early afternoon Special Call meeting held in the state Capitol building. The body elected the following members to serve as officers:

  • State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit), executive vice chair
  • State Sen. Vincent Gregory (D-Lathrup Village), first vice chair
  • State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit), second vice chair
  • State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), secretary
  • State Rep. Wendell L. Byrd (D-Detroit), treasurer
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) introduced today the first group of bills in a bipartisan package that will ensure access to clean, safe and affordable water in Michigan. The bills were outlined as necessary steps to take in the report issued in October 2016 by the Joint Select Committee on the Flint Water Emergency chaired by state Sen. Jim Stamas (R-Midland).

 “Clean,...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) was elected yesterday to lead the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus for the 2017-18 session. Rep. Neeley was initially elected in January 2015 as MLBC’s first vice chair, but assumed the chairmanship after the duly-elected chairman, state Sen. Virgil Smith, stepped down.

“We’re moving forward in a positive and unified way,” Neeley said. “We’re focused on tackling the challenges of our urban communities and working toward a better quality...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

LANSING — Recently named House Democratic Caucus Whip, State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), has chosen five assistant whips to help him focus and direct the caucus’s efforts in 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and John Kivela (D-Marquette).

“I’m proud to serve as House Democratic Caucus Whip and work with my team to push for our legislative

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