Monday, September 18, 2017

LANSING — The following is state Rep. Christine Greig’s (D-Farmington Hills) statement on the incident involving a Farmington Hills student choosing to remain seated during the Pledge of Allegiance:

“I have been closely following the details of this incident over the last few days. I respect the student’s decision to exercise his rights and am proud of the response from our community and the school district in addressing this issue. We are a welcoming community...

Monday, September 18, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan House Democratic Caucus and Michigan Legislative Black Caucus sent letters to the Michigan Civil Service Commission last week that ask commissioners to reject proposed rule changes that would rob state employees of many of their workers’ rights. The Commission will meet Sept. 20 to vote on the changes, which include ending civil servants’ ability to negotiate items such as overtime pay, seniority and grievances.

“Michigan’s hardworking civil servants go to work...

Friday, June 16, 2017

“I’m thoroughly disappointed that the House passed legislation without Democratic input or support that will have a profoundly negative impact on teachers and their classrooms. Despite the claims of those in support of the legislation, House Bill 4647 does nothing to address the unfunded liability in the legacy retirement system and shifts cost and risk away from the state and onto local districts, causing even more money to come out of underfunded classrooms. Our teachers...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

“The omnibus and School Aid Fund budgets passed by the House today are severe disappointments. The families of Michigan counted on us to do better, and we let them down. Specifically, I am dismayed that we passed an omnibus budget that would privatize Community Mental Health services even though we’ve seen how privatization has deteriorated personal care services at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans and at state prison food services. We can’t afford to...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS — State Rep. Christine Greig (D‐Farmington Hills) will host upcoming events where she will be available to speak with residents about state policy hot topics and pending legislation. A community conversation will be held at a new location on Monday, April 10, at Craft Breww City, 27843 Orchard Lake Road in Farmington Hills, from 7-8 p.m. In addition, a town hall will be held on Saturday, April 15, at the Farmington Hills City...

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