News From Rep. Clemente

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) invited one of her Lincoln Park constituents, Cindy Garcia, the wife of recently deported Lincoln Park resident Jorge Garcia, to the Governor’s State of the State address. In addition, Clemente issued the following statement:

“I sat with Cindy Garcia during the State of the State this evening. Cindy has my continued support as she advocates for her husband’s return to his family. As the governor touts Michigan’s...

State Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) attended tonight’s State of the State address with her guest, Cindy Garcia, wife of recently deported man Jorge Garcia, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at the state Capitol in Lansing.
Friday, December 1, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) is proud to see that work is being done on the Canadian National railroad crossing on Ford Avenue between 5th and 6th streets. Ford Avenue was closed Dec. 1 for crossing repairs. At some point in 2018, the railway will provide a more permanent fix to the crossing.

“These repairs have been a long time coming, and I’m glad to see work is finally beginning,” Clemente said....

Crews set up a road block as they begin repairs on the Ford Avenue railroad crossing.
Thursday, November 9, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) introduced House Resolution 198 today marking November 2017 as American Indian Heritage Month in Michigan. The House adopted the resolution by voice vote.

“The very name of our state comes from the Algonquin word meaning ‘big lake,’” Clemente said. “It is only right that we recognize and take pride in our cultural diversity and honor American Indians in Michigan for their contributions to our state.”

Clemente herself...

State Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), second from right, welcomed Grand Chief Ted Roll, center, and Second Chief D’Arcy Tammaro, second from left, to the House floor on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, as the House passed House Resolution 198 to designate November 2017 as American Indian Heritage Month in Michigan. Also pictured are state Reps. Joe Bellino (R-Monroe), left, and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township).
Thursday, October 19, 2017

LANSING — State Reps., Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), Andy Schor (D-Lansing) Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), William Sowerby (D-Clinton Township), Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) announced the Better Outcomes in Literacy and Development plan to address Michigan’s ongoing literacy crisis at Lansing’s Education Child Care Center (EC3) today. The package of bills is a result of the literacy workgroup that Rep. Camilleri formed to address...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

DETROIT — State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), House Democratic Caucus Constituent Services chairwoman, today named state Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) as deputy chairwoman of constituent services.

“Rep. Clemente is committed to ensuring that House Democrats are providing the best constituent services possible to residents throughout our districts,” said Chang. “I look forward to working with her in this important endeavor.”

Rep. Clemente is a lifelong Downriver resident serving her first term as the state...