News From Rep. Liberati

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Chirkun: “The business of personal misconduct has affected the House of Representatives and our ability to legislate for nearly a month. I look forward to completing the task before this committee so we can put this issue to rest and return to doing the people’s work and finding a solution to fund our needed road repairs.”

Liberati: “Everyone is entitled to due process. Two of our colleagues face very serious allegations, and serving on this...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) and state Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) introduced legislation today that would require the keeping of carrier pigeons to be in compliance with local regulations. Under the bills, communities would be able to enact their own rules regarding the keeping of pigeons, which many residents feel are a health and quality-of-life concern. The bills are a reintroduction of Senate Bill 631 of 2013, which passed the Senate without...

Friday, March 6, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) participated in the Special Olympics Michigan’s fourth annual Legislative Polar Plunge. Despite the frigid weather, more than 50 legislators and staff participated in the event, which raised more than $40,000 for Special Olympics athletes.

“I was very happy to take the plunge for Special Olympics Michigan,” Liberati said. “They are a fantastic organization that helps ensure all individuals are able to play and have fun. I am...

State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) jumps into a pool in sub-freezing temperatures in front of the state Capitol as a part of the Special Olympics Michigan’s fourth annual Legislative Polar Plunge on Thursday, March 5, 2015.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

LANSING – Democratic members of the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee warned that three bills that would change adoption rules would harm Michigan children waiting for adoption. House Bills 4188-4190 would allow adoption agencies to use religious faith as an excuse to deny adoptions.

“At a time when there are 3,000 Michigan children waiting for a permanent, loving family, these bills are not in the best interest of children,” said Rep. Marcia Hovey-Wright (D-Muskegon),...

Friday, January 16, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) was appointed to serve on the House Committees on Health Policy; Families, Children, and Seniors; and Workforce and Talent Development.

“I am honored to have been appointed to these important committees. I am particularly excited about being named to the Health Policy Committee. Over the last 17 years, my wife and I have spent much of our time navigating the various sectors of the health care industry...