Tuesday, January 19, 2016

LANSING — Despite Gov. Rick Snyder’s assurances to the contrary in tonight’s State of the State address, middle-class families have struggled under five years of leadership from Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican-led Legislature, Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) said Tuesday night. Rather than doubling down on Gov. Snyder’s failed agenda, Rep. Greig said it’s time to invest in a Michigan that works for school kids, college students, families, seniors and small-business owners who are...

Thursday, October 15, 2015

LANSING — A bill that would mandate retention without parental consent of third graders who have trouble reading passed the Michigan House of Representatives today, with legislators from Oakland County voting no because the legislation would be harmful to children, and take away local control without providing enough resources to local districts.

“I’ve heard from parents, teachers and constituents across my district that this legislation would harm kids’ ability to learn, which is why I...

Monday, September 28, 2015

SOUTHFIELD — Oakland County Democrats in the state House and Senate announced a defining package of bills today to strengthen Michigan’s middle class and reverse one of the largest tax shifts in Michigan history. Called the Blueprint for Michigan’s Families, the bills take aim at stagnant incomes and tax increases that make it difficult to achieve and sustain a middle-class quality of life while coping with the rising costs of living.

“Working families are being...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) will soon attend the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) program in Madison, Wisc. Rep. Greig is one of just three legislators selected to represent the state of Michigan, along with Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Rep. Daniela Garcia (R-Holland). The program is a project of the Council of State Governments Midwest.

“Taking part in BILLD is a tremendous opportunity, and I am grateful for the...

Thursday, June 18, 2015

LANSING — State Reps. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) have introduced two pieces of legislation that would crack down on inhumane puppy mills and protect dogs against animal abuse in Michigan.

“Pets have become such an important part of many families, and the joy of bringing home a new puppy is a moment to be treasured,” Greig said. “I want to make sure, however, that they are bred in a...

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