News From Rep. Liberati

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Wayne County-based members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The seven Greater Wayne County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of Southeast Michigan.

“Michigan government needs to get back to serving the people and communities of this state, not wealthy special interests and...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) thanked his House colleagues today for their passage of House Bills 5409-5417, legislation that restricts the use of restraint and seclusion in all Michigan schools to emergency situations.

“I’m proud to see this bipartisan legislation receive wide support and move one step closer to becoming law,” said Liberati, who is the father of a child with special needs. “I want to thank my House colleagues, especially those...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

ALLEN PARK — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) will hold a town hall meeting to discuss prescription drug and opioid abuse on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Allen Park High School Center for Performing Arts, 18401 Champaign Road in Allen Park. Liberati will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss the growing opioid abuse problem in Downriver communities, as well as findings from the governor’s Task Force on Prescription...

Thursday, June 9, 2016

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) announced today that he will be hosting a transportation town hall on Tuesday, June 21, from 6:30-8:00pm at the Eton Senior Recreation Center, 4900 Pardee Ave. in Dearborn Heights.

The event is co-hosted by state Representatives George T. Darany (D- Dearborn), Robert Kosowski (D- Westland), Leslie Love (D-Detroit) and Julie Plawecki (D- Dearborn Heights).

“Transportation is certainly still a hot topic, so I’m excited to...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

LANSING — As co-chairmen of the legislative Disabilities Awareness Caucus, state Rep. Frank Liberati and state Sen. Rick Jones have introduced bipartisan legislation that would increase penalties for assaulting an individual with a developmental disability.

“As a board member and longtime volunteer of the Michigan Special Olympics, I find it horrific that someone would knowingly assault a person with special needs,” said Jones (R-Grand Ledge). “People with disabilities can often have difficulty caring for themselves...