News From Rep. Neeley

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

LANSING — Despite Gov. Rick Snyder’s assurances to the contrary in tonight’s State of the State address, middle-class families have struggled under five years of leadership from Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican-led Legislature, state Reps. Pam Faris (D-Clio), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Charles Smiley (D-Burton) said Tuesday night. Rather than doubling down on Gov. Snyder’s failed agenda, the legislators said it’s time to create a Michigan that works for school kids,...

State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) attends the State of the State address at the Michigan State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. With Rep. Neeley is his guest, Flint water advocate Melissa Mays.
Thursday, January 14, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) are leading the House Democrats in a show of support for the people of Flint, who have a rally planned in front of the Capitol Building in Lansing today at noon. Protests and gatherings have been taking place across the city of Flint recently to bring action and awareness now to the water crisis, rather than the slow pace the state government has been...

Friday, January 8, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) is calling on Gov. Rick Snyder to forgive the current debt of Flint Community Schools as it looks to the future, where behavioral and developmental problems are expected to occur in children due to the effects of lead poisoning.

“The health of everyone, from newborn child to our senior citizens, was put at risk, but it is our children who will suffer the long-term effects of this catastrophe...

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

“For months, the call has been public and aggressive for Dan Wyant to remove himself from his position, or to have Gov. Rick Snyder do the deed for him. There are many culpable parties involved in the continued decline of health and safety during the water crisis in the city of Flint, and Wyant was just one figure in a menagerie of offenders. While there is still much cleanup to be done, I am glad...

Thursday, December 10, 2015

LANSING — State Representatives Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and Brian Banks (D-Detroit) and state Senator Coleman Young II (D-Detroit) are urging fellow legislators in the Senate to vote against Senate Bills 13 and 639 and House Bill 4724, which are biased against urban populations that are comprised largely of African-American voters. SB 13 and HB 4724 were passed by the House late last night by slim margins. SB 639 is still in committee in the Senate....

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