News From Rep. Love

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Recently, the Michigan House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to end driver responsibility fees. For years, I have heard complaints about driver responsibility fees and received numerous pleas to get rid of them. During my tenure in the Legislature, I have advocated intensely to rid drivers of this insidious, excessively punitive and oppressive law.

Enacted in October 2003, the law was created to deter dangerous driving behavior. However, it was so convoluted drivers found it...

Monday, February 12, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is excited to announce her monthly coffee hours and After Work with the Rep events for 2018.

The coffee hours will be held on the second Monday of the month: from 9 to 10 a.m. in Detroit at McDonald’s, 14204 W. Seven Mile Road in Detroit; and from 11 a.m. to noon at McDonald’s at 25830 Plymouth Road in Redford. The July 9 coffee hour will be held...

Friday, February 9, 2018

LANSING — Yesterday state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) submitted a resolution urging the playing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” before the start of every professional sporting event in the month of February, to honor Black History Month. The resolution was sent to the Committee on Commerce and Trade. In response, Rep. Love issued the following statement:

“There is a proud history of honoring our athletes of color in Michigan. The Red Wings even spent...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

LANSING — On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Michigan Competiveness unanimously passed House Bill 5042 sponsored by State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit). Rep. Love’s legislation is part of a nine-bill package to forgive $637.1 million in driver responsibility fees affecting more than 300,000 Michigan drivers.

“This was an ill-conceived plan from the beginning, and it has really hit people from my district very hard, many of whom are already suffering from the highest auto insurance...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

LANSING — Today, the House of Representatives approved House Resolution 234. In response, state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) issued the following statement:

“I joined with colleagues on both sides of the aisle in calling for the resignation or removal of Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon with the passage of House Resolution 234. However, we cannot pick and choose when we take action against failed leadership. We must be consistent in our standards...