News From Rep. Lasinski

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LANSING — Tonight, the House and Senate convened for a joint legislative session to hear Gov. Rick Snyder give his eighth and final State of the State address. In response, state Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) issued the following statement:

“As the governor works to establish his legacy after seven years in office, too many families throughout Western Washtenaw County are still struggling to experience a comeback. Instead, many families in my district are still...

State Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) attends Gov. Rick Snyder’s eighth State of the State address with special guest Tim Hutchins of IBEW Local 252, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at the state Capitol in Lansing.
Thursday, December 7, 2017

LANSING — Last night, House Democrats voted to save the earned heath care benefits of Michigan’s retired first responders. Last week, hundreds of police officers and firefighters, including many from state Rep. Donna Lasinski’s (D-Scio Township) community, rallied against proposals from Republican legislators which could have gutted health care for local heroes. During an all-night session, Legislative Republicans accepted the recommendation of House Democrats to instead implement the reforms of the bipartisan Responsible Retirement Reform...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Legislation tackles industry practices that keep rates high

LANSING — A group of House Democratic legislators have introduced legislation that could reduce the high cost of premiums while extending consumer protections to those who buy insurance. The bill package would address home and auto insurance rates, in addition to improving the process by which consumers learn about and shop for policies. The bills would also deal with the manner in which insurance companies handle their...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

LANSING — Yesterday, House Democrats filed a discharge petition to bring House Bill 5124, which would provide immediate auto insurance rate relief for seniors aged 62 and older, to the House floor for a vote. Republican leadership refused them the opportunity for the bill to be considered. In response, state Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) issued the following statement: 

“Helping lower insurance costs for seniors should not be a controversial topic. On the contrary, it...

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. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) issued the following statement:

“My constituents sent me to Lansing to work to reduce auto insurance rates without sacrificing their quality of care, and House Bill 5013 simply wouldn’t do that. Now is the time to act...