News From Rep. Love

Friday, January 27, 2017

“I would like to thank House Speaker Tom Leonard and Democratic Leader Sam Singh for appointing me to the House Committees on Workforce and Talent Development, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Regulatory Reform, and especially for naming me Democratic vice chairwoman of the Workforce and Talent Development Committee. While all three of these committees perform important roles, I am particularly excited about the interaction between the Workforce and Transportation committees. As our state begins the monumental...

Friday, January 27, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women’s Caucus, a group of bicameral Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, paid sick leave, equal access to affordable health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include state Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) as vice chairwoman, state Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) as secretary and state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) as treasurer.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is excited to announce her monthly Coffee Hours and After Work with the Rep events for 2017, and with a New Year there will be a new location for the monthly coffee hours.

 The coffee hours will still be held on the second Monday of the month: from 9 to 10 a.m. in Detroit and from 11 a.m. to noon in Redford Township. However, the Detroit coffee hours...

Friday, January 20, 2017

“I am deeply concerned about this latest action by the School Reform Office and about the state of education in general. Of these three schools, one is in DPS, one is in the EAA and one is a charter, which says to me that it doesn’t matter where our kids go to learn — we’re failing them. Since the cap on the number of charter schools was lifted, the market has become so saturated with...

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...

State Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With her are U.S. District Court Judge Denise Page Hood, friends Raquel Short, Jimalatice Thomas-Gilbert and Teeka Jenkins, and staff Kevin Harris and Kevin Shopshire.