News From Rep. Sneller

Thursday, April 20, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) introduced House Resolution 67 today declaring May 1, 2017, as Law Day in the state of Michigan. Law Day was first recognized by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958. In 1961, Congress designated May 1 as the official date for celebrating Law Day. Since then, every president has proclaimed May 1 as the national celebration of Law Day in the United States.

“The success of our state and...

Thursday, March 30, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Tim Sneller (D-Burton) introduced a package of bills today to increase ethics and transparency in state government. The three-bill package is modeled on legislation that U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint Township) introduced at the federal level.

Rep. Camilleri’s bill, House Bill 4477, amends the law that requires state agencies to publish information regarding contracts paid for with public funds to include information about...

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 — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) spoke out today against Nestle Waters’ request to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to increase its groundwater pumping operation to 400 gallons per minute in the city of Evart. Today, Nestle Waters pumps more than 200 gallons per minute for its Ice Mountain water bottle brand. Michigan currently allows the company to pump water in two other locations, as well as in Evart.

“Michigan’s unique geographical...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) has been visiting schools throughout House District 50 this month to read to students in celebration of the national “March is Reading Month” campaign.

“It is critical that students at a young age are encouraged to discover a joy for reading,” Sneller said. “Books can open doorways to entirely new worlds and instill a creativity and thirst for knowledge that only reading can satisfy. I am happy to...

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