News From Rep. Sabo

Thursday, April 20, 2017

“I am very grateful to see the Osceola Township planning commission make the right call in deciding to block Nestlé’s plan to increase their pumping. As I have said before, at this point in time we do not have enough information about how a pumping increase could affect our local waterways, so it is important to move cautiously. Local and statewide residents have been protected for now, and we will remain vigilant going forward.”   ...

Friday, March 31, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) will be introducing resolutions urging the governor and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to reject Nestlé Waters’ request to increase their pumping operation at its Evart location.

“Nestlé does not provide sufficient information to evaluate the full impacts of the proposed withdrawal increase,” said Rep. Wittenberg. “If this is going to be done, it should be done responsibly. It is...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LANSING — Members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus will be holding a series of listening tour town halls throughout the state of Michigan in the coming weeks in order to hear state residents express their top concerns about our state. The “This is Your House” listening tour events kicked off with a town hall event hosted by state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) yesterday, and eight more events will take place through April 17....

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LANSING — Resolutions introduced by state Reps. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park), Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) call on Congress to continue full funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the National Sea Grant Program. President Donald Trump has recommended cutting all funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The resolutions are being introduced on World Water Day.

“Michigan, more than any other state, understands the importance of protecting clean water....

From left, Reps. Darrin Camilleri, Terri J. Sabo and Robert Wittenberg on the House floor on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) introduced a substitute today to House Resolution 21 to include the U.S. president in the list of those called upon to act immediately to prevent the spread of invasive species in the Great Lakes region. The House adopted the substituted resolution.

“Michigan reaps billions in benefits annually from economic tourism, and much of that hinges on our ability to provide hunters and fishermen and women access to...

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