Thursday, February 11, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores), Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights), Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Marcia Hovey-Wright (D-Muskegon) and Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) announced legislation today to increase safeguards on new fracking operations. Nic Clark of Michigan Clean Water Action and Mike Berkowitz of the Michigan Sierra Club joined the representatives at their press conference.

The eight-bill package addresses the risks of high volume hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known...

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...

Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) attended the 2016 State of the State address at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, with special guest Farmington City Councilwoman Sara Bowman.
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...

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