News From Rep. Cook Scott

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

DETROIT — State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott (D-Detroit) spoke at a press conference last Thursday, Jan. 11, to recognize the success of free training programs offered to Detroit residents over the past several months. The State Digital Acceleration program and the Internet of Things (IoT) class were launched in October and December 2017, respectively, to educate, train and encourage the city’s residents to consider careers in IT.

“It is becoming ever-clearer that the jobs of the future will...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott (D-Detroit) is preparing to introduce legislation to make sex education more inclusive in the state of Michigan. The legislation would amend the state’s law on sex education and instruction to promote an understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex individuals.

“Every individual, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation, should be equipped with correct information and tools to protect their health and make good choices when they...

Thursday, March 2, 2017

DETROIT — Members of the Detroit Caucus spoke out today regarding the recent boil water advisory issued to area residents concerning their drinking water. The Detroit Water and Sewage Department issued a warning Tuesday night providing vague boundaries for the alert, but did not give full details of the locations affected by the alert until late Wednesday morning.

“Detroit provides water to several other municipalities throughout our region,” said state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit), Detroit...