News From Rep. Kosowski

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Pastor Venice C. Douglas of Westland Lutheran Our Savior, a guest of state Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland), gives the invocation at the start of session on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

Pastor Venice C. Douglas of Westland Lutheran Our Savior, a guest of state Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland), gives the invocation at the start of session on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.
Friday, January 17, 2014

“The governor’s State of the State address left me with mixed feelings in regards to his forthcoming plan for the next year.

“Michigan is forecasted to have a surplus of $971 million, and I was anticipating that the governor would have a more detailed approach on how we can best utilize the surplus. My colleagues and I need to work together to fill in the gaps of the governor’s plan to ensure a comprehensive approach...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) joined Gov. Rick Snyder on stage at the Governor’s Summit on Veteran Talent to witness the governor signing House Bill 4752 into law. The bill permits relevant military experience earned by honorably discharged veterans to qualify for licensing as a stationary steam engineer or boiler operator. In addition, the law waives the initial licensing fee for qualifying veterans.

“Our veterans have risked their lives for their country...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) presented members of the family of Melvin G. Bailey with a tribute during the Michigan Recreation and Park Association’s annual Hall of Fame Awards ceremony held on Oct. 3. Melvin G. Bailey was inducted into the MRPA Hall of Fame along with eight other park and recreation professionals. He had been nominated for this award by Kosowski and Westland Mayor William R. Wild.

“It was a...

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) was among 37 select lawmakers to complete a leadership training program that identifies and assists emerging state leaders in the Midwest.

Kosowski met with fellow lawmakers from Michigan, 10 other Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces Aug. 9-13, in Madison, Wis., for The Council of State Governments’ 19th annual Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD).

“I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in the 2013...

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