News From Rep. Cambensy

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Sara Cambensy saw her first resolution, House Resolution 216 declaring Dec. 14 as Frostbitten Convention Day in the state of Michigan, adopted by the House today.

The Frostbitten Convention took place in 1836 in Ann Arbor in an effort to end the Toledo War between Ohio and Michigan. In the summer of 1836, a compromise was offered by President Andrew Jackson to offer the western portion of the Upper Peninsula along...

Thursday, December 7, 2017

LANSING —Tonight, House Democrats voted to protect the earned health care benefits of Michigan’s retired first responders. Last week, hundreds of police officers and firefighters rallied against proposals which could have gutted health care for public safety officials and municipal employees. Today, the recommendation of House Democrats to implement the reforms of the bipartisan Responsible Retirement Reform for Local Government Task Force was accepted. While these benefits are now protected, communities in the state continue...

Friday, December 1, 2017

LANSING — This week, The House Health Policy Committee held a hearing on a bipartisan package of bills, the Safe Patient Care Act, House Bills 4629-4631, that would address nurse to patient ratios, and accountability and transparency from hospitals. In response, Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) issued the following statement:

“I am pleased to see that the House Health Policy Committee has discussed the Safe Patient Care bills. As I stood side by side with the...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

LANSING – State Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) took the oath of office today for her first term representing the Upper Peninsula communities of the 109th House District. Rep. Cambensy won a special election to replace the late John Kivela, and will serve out the remainder of the term through 2018.

"I have been a tireless advocate for the people of my community during my service in Marquette,” said Cambensy, who previously served as a Marquette...

State Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) takes the oath of office at the state Capitol in Lansing on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.