News From Rep. Guerra

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

SAGINAW – Legislative Democrats hosted a roundtable discussion with veterans, small business owners and officials from Saginaw Valley State University today in support of legislation that would address unemployment among Michigan’s veterans.

“I was honored to speak with veterans today and hear firsthand about the issues they face,” Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) said. “When their service ends, our support of veterans shouldn’t. We need to do what we can to help our servicemen...

State Rep. Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) hosted a roundtable discussion with veterans, small business owners and officials from Saginaw Valley State University in support of legislation that would address unemployment among Michigan’s veterans, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
Tuesday, 27 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women’s Caucus, a group of Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, women’s access to health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include Vice Chairwoman Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), Secretary Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Treasurer Rep. Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw).

“As women in the legislature, it’s important for us to keep in mind...

Friday, 16 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) has been appointed as minority vice chairwoman of the House Criminal Justice Committee. Rep. Guerra is currently attending the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where she is studying public interest law.

“When I began my journey to the Capitol, I wanted to help the people of my district and Michigan as a whole,” Guerra said. “In this position, with my background and passion for the law,...

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) was sworn into office on Wednesday at the state Capitol with other members of the 98th Michigan Legislature. The first-term representative will represent House District 95, which comprises the cities of Saginaw and Zilwaukee, and Bridgeport, Buena Vista, Carrollton, James, Kochville, Spaulding and Zilwaukee townships in Saginaw County.

“Since I began my journey from announcing my intent to run for this seat, I have talked with many residents...

Friday, 9 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Fred Durhal III (D-Detroit) was appointed yesterday as Assistant Democratic Leader for the Michigan House of Representatives by House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills). He joins a leadership team that will focus on prioritizing families, children and seniors after years of harmful policies from Republican leadership.

“I am honored to be entrusted with this responsibility in my first term,” said Durhal. “I promise to use this...

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