News From Rep. Chirkun

Thursday, August 17, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) said today that his bill, House Bill 4248, which would prohibit a person from flying a drone near state prisons and other government buildings, could prevent incidents like the one that took place earlier today near an Ionia prison. Early this morning, three people were arrested after using a drone to drop a cell phone and drugs inside the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia. Corrections officers at the...

Friday, August 11, 2017

LANSING — Today, the state has announced that it is refunding nearly $21 million to a number of Michiganders falsely accused of unemployment insurance fraud. In response, state Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) issued the following statement:

“The Unemployment Insurance Agency is finally beginning to refund money to some of the people who have been falsely accused of fraud, but this is only the beginning of rectifying the great wrong the state did to people who...

Friday, August 4, 2017

ROSEVILLE — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his upcoming coffee hours.  Chirkun will hold his next coffee hour on:

  • Thursday, Aug. 17, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Lori’s Cafe, 15188 E. 13 Mile Road (corner of Hayes) in Warren.

Residents can also contact him at (517) 373-0854 or send an email to JohnChirkun@house.mi.gov with any questions or concerns. Chirkun also...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

ROSEVILLE — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his upcoming coffee hour. Chirkun will hold his next coffee hour on:

  • Tuesday, July 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Roseville Public Library, 29997 Gratiot Ave. in Roseville.

Residents can also contact the representative at (517) 373-0854 or send an email to JohnChirkun@house.mi.gov with any questions or concerns. Chirkun also encourages residents...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) announced that his House Resolution 100, declaring May 2017 as Foster Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan, was adopted by the state House of Representatives today. Chirkun and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of a grown son and daughter, and two foster sons who are now living on their own.

“There are nearly 13,000 children in our foster care system, and caring for them involves...

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