News From Rep. Love

Thursday, January 18, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) announced today she is holding a creative writing contest for students in the 10th House District, which comprises a portion of northwest Detroit and Redford Township. The theme of the contest is “Civil Rights and Civic Engagement.”

“I want young people to know that it’s never too early to get involved and start thinking about your place in the world and what it means to be a citizen,”...

Friday, December 1, 2017

LANSING — With a master’s degree in human resources management and as the Democratic vice chairwoman of the Workforce Development Committee, state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) felt compelled to issue a statement about the recent widespread incidents of workplace sexual harassment. Love is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Progressive Women’s Caucus that formed a sexual harassment taskforce in mid-2017 to engage staff and legislators in developing legislation to address this issue,...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is part of a group of representatives who have introduced a seven-bill package to reform petition circulation legislation in the state. The bills are a response to complaints across the state that a number of petition groups are using varying degrees of dishonesty when attempting to gather signatures.

“The petition process is enshrined in the First Amendment as one of the few ways citizens can take a hands-on...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) introduced House Resolution 181 to declare October 2017 as Michigan Manufacturing Month. The House passed the resolution yesterday by voice vote.

“The manufacturing sector has been the bedrock of Michigan’s economy for decades, and yet, there is still room to grow and encourage people to seek out a career in any number of fields,” Love said. “Michigan’s manufacturers support us, and we should recognize their contributions as well.”...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) testified on Wednesday in support of her  House Bill 5042 in front of the House Committee on Michigan Competitiveness. The bill would reinstate the community service option for individuals who would like to regain their Michigan driver’s license before forgiveness of driver responsibility fees takes effect on Oct. 1, 2018. The committee took extensive testimony on the bipartisan, nine-bill package, but it did not take a vote.

“The driver responsibility...

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