News From Rep. Brinks

Monday, May 13, 2013

BURTON – State Representatives Charles Smiley (D-Burton), Pam Faris (D-Clio) and state Senator Jim Ananich (D-Flint) announced their support for a package of legislation that would improve access to women’s health care, educate women about health care options, support rape survivors and address health care inequities women face. The package of legislation — four bills and three resolutions — were recently introduced and now await a hearing.

“People across Michigan are demanding that women have...

Monday, May 13, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Collene Lamonte (D-Montague) and Marcia Hovey-Wright (D-Muskegon) announced their support for a package of four bills and three resolutions that would improve access to women’s health care, educate women about health care options, support rape survivors and address health care inequities women face.

“When I worked as a high school teacher, it was startling and disheartening to see how many young women were becoming pregnant and having children,” Lamonte said. “Being a teen...

Monday, May 13, 2013

LANSING - House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) and state Representatives Marcia Hovey-Wright (D-Muskegon), Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) announced their support for a package of four bills and three resolutions that would improve access to women’s health care, educate women about health care options, support rape survivors and address health care inequities women face.

“We have all heard from women and their families across Michigan that they...

Monday, May 13, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) announced her support for a package of four bills and three resolutions that would improve access to women’s health care, educate women about health care options, support rape survivors and address health care inequities women face.

“As a mother to three girls, I want to know that my daughters will have access to the health care they need once they grow up,” Brinks said. “I’m...

Monday, April 29, 2013

GRAND RAPIDS - State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) helped distribute food and personal care items Saturday to families in the Grand Rapids area who rely on food banks and other charities to meet their basic needs. The distribution event was part of the annual “Comcast Cares Day,” in which thousands of Comcast employees and volunteers around the country come together to benefit their communities.

“I’m grateful that so many people in Grand...

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