LANSING, Mich., April 16, 2024 State Rep. Amos O’Neal (D-Saginaw) was honored with the Michigan Association of Local Public Health’s 2024 Friend of Public Health Award, one of many awards he has received thus far in 2024. He was also awarded the Michigan Association of Counties’ 2024 County Advocate Award. In addition, he was also recognized as the legislator of the year by both the Michigan Municipal League as well as Michigan Community Action. Following these awards, O’Neal issued this statement: 

“I am deeply honored and blessed to be acknowledged by so many great associations. These recognitions are not just for me but for all of us in the community — we collectively work together to make Michigan a better place to live. I am beyond thankful for these awards, and I am more inspired than ever to continue working to improve my hometown and our state by centering the people of Michigan and their health and wellness.”