News From Rep. Clemente

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...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) want to communicate with their residents further information regarding drinking water issues many communities have experienced in the past several days. The lawmakers participated in a conference call with Cheryl Porter, chief operating officer for water and field services at the Great Lakes Water Authority, so they could learn more about what caused the issues...