News From Rep. Camilleri

Friday, October 20, 2017

WOODHAVEN — Earlier today, an incident involving a Ford employee took place at the company’s Woodhaven Stamping Plant. In response, state Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) issued the following statement:

“I would like to commend the first responders who arrived at the scene quickly and helped ensure employees of the Woodhaven Stamping Plant were safe. This is a difficult situation for everyone involved, but it’s comforting to know that we can depend on the timeliness,...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Democratic Legislators Announce B.O.L.D. Education Plan

Better Outcomes in Literacy and Development plan targets reading for youngest students

LANSING — State Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) was joined by Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), William Sowerby (D-Clinton Township), Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) at Lansing’s Education Child Care Center (EC3) today to announce the Better Outcomes in Literacy and Development plan...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

GIBRALTAR — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownston Township) held a town hall meeting last night at Gibraltar City Hall to discuss environmental issues. More than 40 people attended the event, which featured special guests Kathleen Law, former state representative; Elizabeth Riggs from the Huron River Watershed Council; and Charlotte Jameson of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.

“We know that the natural resources in our backyard are precious, and we need to do everything we...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) introduced House Resolution 152 to declare Sept. 21, 2017, as Maltese-American Heritage Day in Michigan. Camilleri hosted a group of about 50 Maltese-Americans at the Capitol to see the resolution pass during Wednesday’s session.

“The Metro Detroit area has the largest concentration of Maltese-Americans in the United States, with nearly 13,000 Michiganders claiming Maltese descent,” said Camilleri, whose father emigrated from Malta. “Maltese-Americans have enhanced our culture,...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) stood opposed today to Senate Bills 335 and 336, legislation that expands upon the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, allowing super PACs to solicit unlimited donations and funnel even more money into the political process, and blurring the line that prohibits coordination between PACs and candidates. Despite significant opposition, the bills moved from committee through final passage in one day, advancing to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk on...

State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) speaks on the House floor Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, during debate on Senate Bills 335 and 336.