News From Rep. Neeley

Thursday, December 10, 2015

FLINT — State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) would like to invite residents to a health fair on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 N. Ballenger Highway in Flint. Vendors will be available to cover a number of topics relating to the health of you and your family.


WHO:            State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint)


WHERE:        Bethel United Methodist Church

                     1309 N. Ballenger Highway


Friday, December 4, 2015

FLINT — As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) — a national observance established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — state Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) will be partnering with the Flint/Genesee County Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership alongside Genesee Health Plan to host a press conference on Monday, Dec. 7, at 10:15 a.m. to be held at Hamilton Community Health Network to raise awareness of the importance and benefits of flu...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) and state Senator Bert Johnson (D-Detroit) announced at a Capitol press conference today a bipartisan, bicameral bill package that would establish clean, drinkable, affordable water as a human right, and reform the shut-off process and assure that water is accessible for Michigan residents. The legislators were joined by Melissa Mays, a Flint mother, and Nicole Hill from Detroit....

Thursday, November 5, 2015

LANSING — State Representatives Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) are pushing for a federal investigation into the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) after a story came out today claiming the DEQ knowingly dropped two lead test samples to avoid exceeding a federal drinking water standard. Had these tests been counted, action could have been taken earlier on the water crisis in Flint.

Rep. Neeley is also calling for DEQ Director Dan Wyant...

Thursday, October 15, 2015

LANSING — Genesee County Democrats in the House came out in opposition today to a bill that would mandate retention without parental consent of third graders who have trouble reading. The reason for the opposition is due to the legislation being harmful to children, and taking away local control without providing resources to local districts.

“I voted no on this bill because of the unnecessary harm it will bring to many children,” said Rep. Pam...