State Rep. Pam Faris E-Newsletter Archive

Friday, August 25, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for things to do this month, along with other community information.

Women’s Equality Day

In 1971 Congress designated Aug. 26 as “Women’s Equality Day,” at the request of New York Congresswoman Bella Abzug, in commemoration of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women the right to vote.

Today, “Women’s Equality Day” is not only a celebration of women’s suffrage, but also a reminder of the...

Friday, July 28, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for things to do this month, along with other community information.

Treasury Outreach Team Members Hosting Sales Tax Seminars for Small Businesses

The Michigan Department of Treasury is hosting several sales tax outreach seminars across the Lower Peninsula in August to provide insight to and receive feedback from small businesses.

Treasury Outreach Team members will be providing an overview of the sales tax filing process, the...

Friday, July 14, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for legislative updates and things to do this month, along with other community information.

Summer Reading Contest – Win an E-Reader!

Many students received bookmarks in their classrooms with instructions for how to enter my summer reading contest. Many local Genesee County District Library branches now have bookmarks available for those who did not receive one – or maybe even misplaced it in the excitement of...

Friday, June 9, 2017

I have always loved reading. I read to my children as they were growing up, and when they started reading on their own, I took advantage of spare time and settled in with a good book for myself. Now, I read to my granddaughters.

The tremendous social and academic benefits of reading at a young age are well-documented. Unfortunately, “summer learning loss” is also a proven reality. Students lose...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my latest e-newsletter! Read on for legislative updates and things to do this month, along with other community information.

Legislative Update

Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation

I'm proud to be a part of a bipartisan package of bills that will prohibit and provide state criminal penalties for young girls under 18 who are victims of female genital mutilation (FGM). FGM would be punished by up to 15 years in prison under bipartisan...

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