News From State Rep. Tim Greimel

Monday, June 27, 2016

“I am pleased to see the Supreme Court strike down key provisions of a Texas law that placed substantial burdens on women seeking the full range of health care options in their state. Women deserve to be able to make personal health care decisions, in consultation with their doctors and their families, free from outside influence. I will always stand on the side of women having full control of their bodies, and I hope that...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

“Today, I was grateful for the opportunity to support a resolution honoring the late Curtis Hertel Sr., a former Speaker of the House and father of current state Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. In an era where partisanship runs higher than ever, it’s important to remember a time when our state was co-led by Hertel, who shared the speaker’s gavel when the House was evenly split by party. Hertel led through cooperation and compromise, helping to...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

“The Senate passed a plan for the Detroit Public Schools debt issue that would solve many of the problems facing the district and would benefit students in the short-term and long-term. I’m hopeful leadership in the House will hold a vote on the Senate plan, which has strong bipartisan support from a majority of Democrats. House Democrats are in favor of the Senate plan because it puts more dollars in classrooms and retains and attracts...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

“The newly issued report from the Flint Water Advisory Task Force, appointed by the governor himself, concludes what we in the House Democratic Caucus have said all along: that the governor himself bears much of the responsibility for this disaster. The report found that the governor attempted to dodge responsibility by using ‘inappropriate official public relations efforts’ to blame local or federal government officials. In addition, the report calls for an overhaul of the emergency...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

"While not perfect, the bipartisan Detroit Public Schools reform package passed by the Senate today is a step in the right direction and the kind of legislation that a significant number of House Democrats may be able to support. I look forward to working with all of my House colleagues to find additional solutions for Detroit schools that will work for students, teachers, administrators and the whole Detroit community.”

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