News From Rep. Brinks

Thursday, January 24, 2013

LANSING — State Representative Winnie Brinks (Grand Rapids) and Brandon Dillon (Grand Rapids) received their House committee assignments today. Brinks has been assigned to the House Education and Health Policy committees. Dillon will serve on the House Appropriations Committee and the Department of Community Health and School Aid subcommittees, and will serve as the minority vice chair of the School Aid Subcommittee.

“Few things are as important to the well-being of...

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Winnie Brinks (Grand Rapids) said today that Republican policies have hurt Michigan’s middle-class families and haven’t kick-started an economic recovery in the state, despite what Gov. Rick Snyder claimed in his annual State of the State address. Brinks attended the State of the State address with Grand Rapids Public Schools Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal.

“We heard the governor tell us that all is well in Michigan, but that’s not...

Thursday, January 10, 2013

“This week, I went to work for middle-class families and our kids to change the toxic culture of Lansing. I cast my vote for Jase Bolger for Speaker Wednesday because it’s time to stop fighting yesterday’s battles and to start working for the citizens of Grand Rapids. For too long, we were represented by a career politician who cared more about his self-interest than about what’s best for families in West Michigan. I am ready...

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Winnie Brinks (Grand Rapids) took part in the opening ceremonies for the 97th session of the Michigan House of Representatives today in Lansing. Brinks represents the 76th House District, which comprises areas of Grand Rapids.

“I am truly honored and humbled by the task of serving the people of the 76th District,” Brinks said. “I know that people have sent me to Lansing to restore credibility and accountability to...

Monday, January 7, 2013

LANSING – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) today announced the official opening of her legislative office and named her two key staff positions. Brinks announced that Cecelia Smith and Vicki Baron will serve as her Legislative Assistants.

Cecelia Smith previously served in the same role in former State Representative Mark Meadows’ office and has four years of experience working within the Michigan House of Representatives. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political...

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