Wednesday, March 21, 2018

LANSING — A bill sponsored by House Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) that would designate a section of Interstate 696 in Oakland County in honor of the first female state trooper to die in the line of duty in Michigan history has cleared the House Transportation Committee and moves a step closer toward being signed into law.

“Michigan State Police Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries gave her life protecting the people of Michigan, leaving...

Fallen State Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

LANSING — Today, Senate Bill 353, which would prevent local governments from regulating the information employers can request, require or exclude during the interview process, passed on the House Floor. In response, state House Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), issued the following statement:


“Michigan’s working people are looking for leaders who will look out for them. Instead, the Legislature has passed a bill that will do nothing to help them, giving employers...

Monday, February 26, 2018

LANSING — House Democrats unveiled their Building Opportunity agenda today at a press conference in the Capitol building, outlining their key priorities for 2018. The Democrats’ Building Opportunity agenda calls for a new focus on working families, prioritizing legislation that would drive the state economy forward and give Michiganders the freedom to build the life they want, with the good-paying job they need to support their family and retire in dignity.

“After seven years of...

Friday, February 2, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Bishop Ira Combs to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. Combs has a history of opposing LGBT equality measures, such as city of Jackson’s non-discrimination ordinance, and joined a lawsuit that attempted to stop same-sex marriage in Michigan. In response, House Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) issued the following statement: 


“On many occasions, Gov. Rick Snyder has called for Michigan to be a welcoming state for...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

LANSING — House Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) joined Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and other members of the House and Senate Democrats for a press conference today to announce a TeA+chers for Michigan education plan — a 21st-century overhaul of the state’s K-12 schools — designed to prepare the best, attract the brightest and retain the finest Michigan educators.

Several Senate and House Democratic Caucus members attended the press conference as co-sponsors in...