News From Rep. Ellison

Thursday, February 23, 2017

I want to thank the hundreds of residents who have taken the time to contact my office regarding HB 4001, which would have blown a massive hole in our state budget by hastily reducing or eliminating the income tax.

I'm very glad that level heads prevailed at 1:30 a.m. this morning when HB 4001 was defeated as 12 Republicans joined all but one Democrat in opposition to the bill.

We were in session for 12...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

I’m honored to have been appointed to serve on the House Committees on Local Government, Tax Policy, and Families, Children and Seniors.


As a member of the House Local Government Committee, I look forward to helping empower our local communities by making sure more of our tax dollars make it back home.

While other states have been investing in their local communities, Michigan is the only state to have seen a reduction in revenue...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

My wife, Jodie, and I had a great time visiting with residents and leaders from all across Michigan at the State of State address.

I was excited to hear Gov. Rick Snyder continue to speak about the importance of career technical education, STEM and vocational trades. I have several ideas to help advance our state’s progress in these areas, and look forward to working with Gov. Snyder my colleagues to help students and adults prepare...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Jim Ellison (D-Royal Oak) will hold his first coffee hour on Friday, Jan. 27, from 7:30-9 a.m. at Sero’s Restaurant, located at 375 W. 12 Mile Road in Madison Heights.

“During my 13 years as mayor, I always did my best to be accessible and listen to residents,” said Ellison. “Nothing will change in that regard, and I look forward to visiting with residents throughout the year and taking everyone’s thoughts...

Friday, January 13, 2017

Please join me for my first coffee hour on Friday, Jan. 27, from 7:30-9 a.m. at Sero's Restaurant, 375 W. 12 Mile Road in Madison Heights. 

This year I will be holding my coffee hours from 7:30-9 a.m. on the...

Second Friday of each month 
at the Bean and Leaf Cafe
106. S. Main St. in Royal Oak

Fourth Friday of each month
at Sero's Restaurant
375 W. 12 Mile Road in...