News From Rep. Love

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...

Monday, October 2, 2017

LANSING — On Wednesday, state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) introduced, and the House adopted, House Resolution 158 declaring Sept. 27, 2017, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day in the state of Michigan. She was joined on the House floor by Toni Kendrick, the Great Lakes regional director of AKA; Dr. Eva L. Evans, past international president of AKA; and former state Rep. Maureen Stapleton.

“I was proud to be joined by members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

LANSING — Today, for the second time in two weeks, a coalition of legislators and community leaders proposed a series of no-fault auto insurance reforms to address high auto insurance rates in Michigan. In response, state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) issued the following statement:

“I am encouraged by the movement we’re seeing to reduce the astronomical cost of auto insurance in Michigan, and Detroit especially. Too many drivers can’t afford insurance but have to go...

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan speaks at a press conference announcing auto insurance reform legislation on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Lansing. State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) can be seen behind Duggan with other legislators and supporters.