News From Rep. Chirkun

Thursday, March 30, 2017

LANSING — House Democrats voted to support and amend the supplemental budget bill, House Bill 4329, rejecting the Senate’s $5 million loan and instead again approving a $3 million grant for Macomb County to deal with repairs because of the December 2016 sinkhole.

Yesterday, the state Senate changed the original $3 million grant approved by the House to a $5 million loan in spite of objections by Republican and Democratic Macomb legislators. The bill passed...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved a funding bill urgently needed to address health and safety issues related to the Macomb County sinkhole emergency.

The bill approved with bipartisan support includes $3 million from the state to help protect people, property and the environment from potential sewage overflows as crews continue to address the sinkhole that developed in late December. A state of emergency continues in the area.

“Time is of the essence when it...

Monday, March 13, 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 hours on:

  • Monday, March 20, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Lori’s Cafe, 15188 E. 13 Mile Road (corner of Hayes) in Warren.
  • Monday, March 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Little Joe’s Coney Island, 13564 E. 9 Mile (corner of Schoenherr) in Warren
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Friday, February 17, 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:

  • Monday, Feb. 27, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Biggby Coffee, 26740 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 to sign...

Thursday, February 9, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) introduced legislation today to give local officials more say on when residents can use fireworks. Michigan’s 2011 fireworks law allows residents to buy bigger fireworks and shoot them off with almost no local regulations. Since then, many Michiganders, including many veterans who struggle with PTSD and are particularly bothered by fireworks, have complained about the noise, danger and lack of enforcement of the restrictions that do exist in...

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