News From Rep. Chirkun

Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — Tonight, the House of Representatives voted down House Bill 5013, which would make sweeping changes to Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system. In response, state Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) issued the following statement: 

“I voted no on House Bill 5013 because my constituents need real rate relief on their auto insurance, and this bill won’t give it to them. This bill only offers lower costs if drivers agree to reduced coverage and a cap...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

LANSING — Legislation introduced today would take steps to make amends to the more than 44,000 people the state of Michigan wrongly accused of unemployment fraud, resulting in millions of dollars in fees, penalties and other financial damages to innocent Michigan families. In response, state Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) issued the following statement: 

“I am glad to see a bipartisan package of bills addressing the problems in...

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 with any questions or concerns. Chirkun also...