News From Rep. Camilleri

Monday, April 10, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) marked his 100th day in office today. Camilleri has been busy in Lansing, racking up a 100 percent attendance record and introducing legislation to repeal the tax on seniors’ retirement, defend programs that help the Great Lakes and hold government contractors accountable.

“I take my job as the 23rd District’s voice in Lansing seriously,” Camilleri said. “Introducing and voting on legislation that affects the people and communities...

Thursday, March 30, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Tim Sneller (D-Burton) introduced a package of bills today to increase ethics and transparency in state government. The three-bill package is modeled on legislation that U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint Township) introduced at the federal level.

Rep. Camilleri’s bill, House Bill 4477, amends the law that requires state agencies to publish information regarding contracts paid for with public funds to include information about...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LANSING — Resolutions introduced by state Reps. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park), Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) call on Congress to continue full funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the National Sea Grant Program. President Donald Trump has recommended cutting all funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The resolutions are being introduced on World Water Day.

“Michigan, more than any other state, understands the importance of protecting clean water....

From left, Reps. Darrin Camilleri, Terri J. Sabo and Robert Wittenberg on the House floor on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Thursday, March 2, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) introduced an amendment to the Michigan Constitution on Thursday morning that would ensure students’ fundamental right to read in the state of Michigan. Camilleri made the announcement at a press conference kicking off March is Reading Month.

“The ability to read is a critical skill that forms the foundation of nearly every aspect of our lives,” Camilleri, a former high school social studies teacher, said during the...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

“Responsible tax relief for working families must be a top priority for legislators in Lansing. There was nothing responsible about this bill, which would have given an enormous tax cut to millionaires and billionaires that would have been funded by dramatic cuts to townships and cities across our state. That’s why I offered an amendment to House Bill 4001 that would have ensured tax relief for the working men and women who need it most...

Rep. Camilleri offers an amendment to House Bill 4001