News From State Rep. Tim Greimel

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

LANSING — In 2016, an investigative report revealed that USA Gymnastics — the governing body of the US Olympic team and one of the largest and most well-known youth sport organizations in the country — had failed to report accusations of abuse and assault made by athletes against coaches. This investigation led to an outpouring of allegations against Dr. Larry Nassar, who has worked in medicine with USA Gymnastics since 1986, serving as its chief medical...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — This evening, the Michigan House of Representatives voted on House Bill 5013, which makes various changes to the state’s auto no-fault insurance system. The bill failed to pass. In response, state Rep. Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) issued the following statement:

“I am relieved that my colleagues on both sides of the aisle joined me in voting no on House Bill 5013. This bill was a poorly veiled attempt to benefit wealthy insurance companies...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS — Reps. Winnie Brinks (D–Grand Rapids) and Tim Greimel (D–Auburn Hills) hosted a press conference today to demand justice for Grand Rapids Home for Veterans’ residents, and accountability for those responsible for their abuse and neglect.

Eleven employees are facing criminal charges for falsifying patient records.

 “Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette have known about the appalling conditions at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans since 2013,”...

State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) calls for further investigations at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans at a press conference near the home on Thursday, July 27, 2017. She is joined, from left, by Rep. Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), Vietnam veteran and Grand Rapids Home for Veterans member Tony Spallone and veterans’ advocate Catherine Kooyers.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

“I welcome AM General’s decision to move its operations to Auburn Hills, and the $9.5 million investment and 55 jobs it will bring to our community. The good working relationship between the city of Auburn Hills and the state helped make this project possible, and the economic development AM General will bring is good news for our region.”

Friday, January 20, 2017

“Every student in Michigan has a right to a high quality education. Instead of just closing underperforming schools, the state should first adequately fund underfunded schools. The state's own study found that many school districts, including Pontiac, are underfunded by $1,200 per student. It's not surprising that students in these underfunded districts are struggling. The state has an obligation to both adequately fund districts AND to hold districts accountable to spend that money effectively to...