News From Rep. Chirkun

Tuesday, January 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:

  • Friday, Jan. 20, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Lori’s Café, 15188 E. 13 Mile Road in Warren.

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

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. John Chirkun (D-Roseville), Patrick Green (D-Warren), Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores), William Sowerby (D-Clinton Township) and Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) took the oath of office today as the Michigan House of Representatives officially opened the 2017-18 legislative session.

“It is an honor to continue serving the people of House District 22,” said Chirkun. “I look forward to continuing my efforts to protect our workers, families, students and senior citizens by making...

State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) is ceremonially sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack at the official opening of the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives on Jan. 11, 2017. With him are his wife, Sharon, and staff, Zvonko Blazevski and Ryan Earl.
Monday, January 9, 2017
 LANSING – State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) announced today that Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law his bill increasing protections for vulnerable adults. Public Act 480 of 2016 (House Bill 5422) allows a person who abuses a vulnerable adult to be charged if that person knowingly or intentionally commits an act that poses an unreasonable risk, harm or injury to a vulnerable adult, regardless of whether physical harm results.

 “We need to be...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016


LANSING – State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) testified before the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) today in support of a tax incentive for Lipari Foods to allow them to construct a 252,000 square foot freezer, warehouse and truck terminal in Warren that will also contain a USDA-approved production space for food processing and other light food manufacturing. The project is expected to result in a total capital investment of $39.4 million and create...

State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) testifies before the Michigan Strategic Fund at their Dec. 20, 2016 meeting in Lansing in support of a Lipari Foods project in Warren.
Thursday, December 15, 2016

LANSING – State Rep. John Chirkun (D-Roseville) said today that he is pleased the Michigan Senate has unanimously approved his bill making it easier to charge people who have committed vulnerable adult abuse and he hopes that the Governor will sign the bill into law. Chirkun’s bill, House Bill 5422, is a reintroduction of HB 4550, which was introduced by former state Representative Derek Miller. HB 5422 was approved late last night.

“Vulnerable adult and...