Welcome to my e-newsletter! I’m honored and humbled to serve as our community’s voice at the Capitol in Lansing. As we continue into the term, rest assured that the challenges families in our community and state are facing are at the top of my legislative priorities.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to my office by phone at (517) 373-0152 or email at AmosONeal@house.mi.gov if we can help.
State Representative, 95th House District
In this issue:
A New Round of Election Bills
House Democrats introduced a second package of election bills this week. The bills in the new package would:
I’m proud to support this package of bills, and I will continue to fight to protect your right to vote!
Life Without Parole Package
This week, I was proud to finally introduce a bipartisan package of bills along with state Reps. David LaGrand, Bronna Kahle and Tenisha Yancey that will ban the use of juvenile life without parole and allow for parole eligibility after 10 years.
Michigan needs to take steps towards supporting rehabilitation, and these bills do just that. In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court found that sentencing juveniles to mandatory life without parole is unconstitutional. Since then, 25 states have banned this practice. It is time for Michigan to do the same.