News From Rep. Jones

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

GARDEN CITY — State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) hosted a town hall meeting late last month with residents across the district to discuss issues that are important to them. The event was part of the Michigan House Democrats’ “This Is Your House” listening tour, featuring town hall meetings in locations across the state.

“The best way for elected officials to do their jobs is to listen to the people they represent,” Jones said. “I was...

State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) speaks to constituents after a town hall meeting on Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Maplewood Community Center in Garden City.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) is proud to announce that he will attend and participate in the St. Gallen Symposium, taking place May 3-5 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. The event, now in its 47th year, brings together established and emerging leaders in the areas of business, politics and society.

“It is a delightful honor to be invited to participate in such a prestigious event,” Jones said. “I look forward to meeting people from...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LANSING — Members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus will be holding a series of listening tour town halls throughout the state of Michigan in the coming weeks in order to hear state residents express their top concerns about our state. The “This is Your House” listening tour events kicked off with a town hall event hosted by state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) yesterday, and eight more events will take place through April 17....

Thursday, March 9, 2017

DETROIT — State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) is proud to have presented a tribute to Garden City resident Andrue Vader, who was named the 2016 Carpenter Apprentice of the Year by a statewide builders group. Jones gave Vader the tribute at the group’s annual meeting in February in Detroit.

“With up-and-coming tradesmen and women like Mr. Vader, the skilled trades have a bright future in Michigan,” Jones said. “I’m happy to bestow this tribute, which...

State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) presents a tribute to Andrue Vader, 2016 Carpenter Apprentice of the Year, on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Detroit.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

INKSTER — State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) expressed his continued support for the city of Inkster after Mayor Byron Nolen gave his State of the City address last week at the Booker T. Dozier Recreational Center. Jones, who was a member of the Inkster City Council before becoming state representative, was proud to have taken part in changes to the city charter that shift power away from an appointed city manager and move it to...

State and local officials pose after the Inkster State of the City address on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at the Booker T. Dozier Recreational Center in Inkster. From left to right are state Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster), Inkster City Councilwoman Sandra Watley, Councilman Clarence Oden Jr., Councilman Steve Chisolm, Mayor Byron Nolen, Councilman Timothy Williams, state Sen. David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) and Councilwoman Connie Mitchell.