News From Rep. Ellison

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
LANSING — State Reps. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park), Tom Cochran (D-Mason) and Jim Ellison (D-Royal Oak) and state Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) introduced legislation today to create tax equality by cutting taxes for 94 percent of Michigan families, those making $200,000 a year or less.

The Democrats’ plan comes after the House Republicans’ failed attempt to eliminate or reduce the state income tax in the wee hours of the morning on Feb. 23....

Thursday, March 9, 2017

March is Reading Month! It is a blast to be out in the community helping our children discover the joys and wonders of reading this month!

State Rep. Jim Ellison Reads to School Children
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Last week the House adopted my resolution, House Resolution 32, to recognize March 2017 as Ethnic and Cultural Heritage Month in the state of Michigan*.

For many years, the city of Royal Oak has been recognizing March as an opportunity to celebrate the renewal and enrichment of the many different individuals who have chosen to come to Michigan, become citizens, and call this state their home....

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Yesterday’s high winds have left many without power. It is currently estimated that more than 630,000 DTE Energy customers are without power due to extraordinarily high winds that hit the entire state yesterday, and we are being told that it could take several days before everyone’s power is restored. 

If you or a loved one or friends are experiencing a power outage, please click here to report a power outage and get estimates on when...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Please join me for my first happy hour on Wednesday, April 5, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Fifth Avenue, 215 W. 5th St. in Royal Oak. We will be upstairs!

I will be holding periodic happy hours so residents have an opportunity to visit with me in the evening and discuss the issues facing our schools, communities and state.

Stay tuned for future happy hour announcements. 



Join Rep. Ellison for a Happy Hour