News From Rep. Brinks

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...

Monday, December 10, 2012

LANSING — Members of the House Democratic Caucus called on Republicans in the Legislature to stand up to their leadership and do what’s best for middle-class workers and the democratic process by sending controversial right-to-work legislation to conference committee. Leading the call were House Democratic Leader Richard E. Hammel (Mt. Morris Twp.), House Democratic Leader-Elect Tim Greimel (Auburn Hills) and Representative-Elect Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids).

“This legislation went from floor introduction to passage in 90...

House Democratic Leader Richard E. Hammel (Mt. Morris Twp.) speaks at a press conference with current and future members of the House Democratic Caucus asking Republicans to send right-to-work bills to conference committee for discussion. To the left and right of Hammel, respectively, are Representative-Elect Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) and House Democratic Leader-Elect Tim Greimel (Auburn Hills), who also spoke at the press conference.