News From Rep. Love

Thursday, September 15, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is pleased to announce the Michigan House unanimously passed House Resolution 332 on Wednesday to declare September 2016 as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Michigan.

“We lose more than 1,300 of our residents annually in Michigan to suicide, and suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the state,” Love said. “Suicide has so many victims; not just the person who commits suicide, but the people left behind...

Friday, September 9, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) hosted two first responders from the 10th House District on Thursday as the House of Representatives conducted its annual Sept. 11 memorial service to commemorate the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and honor first responders from Michigan.

Love welcomed Sgt. Shirley Bledsoe and Officer Michael Crowder from the Detroit Police Department’s 12th Precinct to Lansing to mark the 15th anniversary of the devastating attacks.

“We should...

State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit), center, stands with Sgt. Shirley Bledsoe, right, and Officer Michael Crowder of the Detroit Police Department on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at the state Capitol in Lansing. Love hosted Bledsoe and Crowder for the state House of Representatives’ Sept. 11 memorial services that commemorates the 2001 terrorist attacks and honors first responders from Michigan.
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) was among 33 select lawmakers chosen to participate in a training program that annually identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest.

Representative Love, the only Michigan Democrat to be selected, was one of three Michigan representatives chosen to meet with fellow lawmakers from Michigan and 10 other Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces on August 12-16 in Madison, Wis., for The Council of State Governments’ 22nd...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) applauded the passage today of a bipartisan package of bills aimed at reforming Michigan’s current juvenile justice system, including the representative’s own bill, House Bill 4964. The 21-bill package was passed by the House, and will now head to the Senate for a vote.

“Reforms of this nature are long overdue,” said Rep. Love. “Our long-term goal is not to dismiss bad behavior, or worse, to punish someone unnecessarily because...