News From Rep. Neeley

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) applauded a decision by the state of Michigan to reconnect the city of Flint to the water service provided by Detroit. This change will come at no extra cost to the consumer.

“The will of the people has prevailed,” Neeley said. “Now, residents of Flint will no longer have to worry about the basic human right of having clean water to drink.”

Progress was made to address the...

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) attended a press conference in Flint this afternoon where a plan to help solve the city of Flint’s water issue is being developed. The solution – awarding grants in response to multiple officials on the local and state level – is being proposed by the governor’s office.

“The plan proposed by Gov. Rick Snyder’s office is not a perfect solution but it is a step in the right...

Thursday, January 29, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder, as well as his chief of staff, Dennis Muchmore, and his senior advisor, Dick Posthumus, to inform them of the current crisis affecting the city of Flint’s water supply. Residents have spoken out about the quality of the water, calling it unsafe to drink. Photos taken by residents and Flint media have shown the water to be brownish in color,...

Friday, January 16, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) has been appointed to three committees in the Michigan House of Representatives. The rising legislator will serve on the Health Policy, Local Government and Transportation committees. Rep. Neeley is in his first term serving House District 34.

“I came to Lansing to serve the people of Flint and the state of Michigan, and by lending my voice and experience to these committees, I can do just that,” Neeley...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) was sworn in to office today to begin his first term as legislator for the 34th House District. Joining him from Genesee County were returning state Representatives Pam Faris (D-Clio), who represents the 48th District, Phil Phelps (D-Flushing), who represents the 49th District, and Charles Smiley (D-Burton), who represents the 50th District.

“The future for the 98th Legislature is predicated on our ability to see the needs of...