News From Rep. Kosowski

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WESTLAND — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) was at Albert Schweitzer Elementary School in Westland this week giving away backpacks and school supplies to local children in need. He was joined by representatives from AT&T, which provided the supplies and sponsored the event.

“It is always my pleasure to make a difference by helping the children who will be our future leaders,” Kosowski said. “By providing kids in need with these materials, we can...

State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland), second from left, helped distribute backpacks and school supplies to children at Albert Schweitzer Elementary School in Westland on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Also pictured are representatives from the sponsor organization, at left and right, and Schweitzer Principal Jennifer Chambers.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

With Michigan’s archery deer season set to begin Oct. 1, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters of recent changes to the state’s hunting license structure.

The new license structure — authorized by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder in 2013 — took effect March 1, 2014.

Among the most significant changes affecting deer hunters, a base license is now required for all hunters. The base license provides critical funding for habitat and...

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce that Gov. Rick Snyder signed his bill, House Bill 5488, into law. The legislation was part of a 13-bill package related to worker’s compensation claims at Delphi Automotive. The bill became Public Act 237 of 2014.

“I’m proud of the work that my colleagues and I were able to accomplish,” Kosowski said. “This was a true bipartisan effort — a great example of...

State Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) stands with Gov. Rick Snyder at the signing of House Bill 5488 in Lansing.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) had another bill passed by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 5497 is part of a four-bill package dealing with the waiver of fees under the Electrical Administrative Act.

“I am always in favor of helping our veterans any way possible for their incredible service to our country,” Kosowski said. “Waiving these fees for veterans with equivalent training and experience is the least we can do.”...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

LANSING — State Representative Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) had another bill passed by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 5271 is part of a three-bill package dealing with video recordings of children when talking to Department of Human Services (DHS) officials or law enforcement officers in abuse or neglect cases.

“Although there is a protocol for forensic interviews in child abuse cases, the practice is inconsistent. Not all interviews are recorded, which could compromise...

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