News From Rep. Peterson

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Many of you have called or emailed my office wondering about my position on auto insurance. Certainly our auto insurance rates are too high, but do we really have to give up our unlimited medical coverage just for a chance at some relief? I say no. Instead, by working to eliminate fraud and contain costs, we can reduce rates and still maintain a high standard of medical coverage for the catastrophically injured.

To state my position...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Ronnie Peterson (D-Ypsilanti) is letting his constituents and the media know that he is closely following the situation at the Cross Street Village senior living facility as housing subsidies are allowed to expire. Peterson has received no new information at this time, but he is in contact with state and local officials, as well as Cross Street Village residents, as the situation continues.

“I understand what a hardship losing housing subsidies...

Friday, August 18, 2017

YPSILANTI — State Rep. Ronnie Peterson (D-Ypsilanti) hosted a coalition meeting yesterday with 10 legislators, nearly 50 senior advocacy groups, and many other interested statewide and local stakeholders to discuss the issue of affordable senior housing. State Reps. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) and William Sowerby (D-Clinton Township) were among those sitting on the coalition’s panel, and Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) spoke to the group about different methods for keeping housing costs down for senior citizens....

Friday, August 11, 2017

This summer, I have been proud to join many of you in various demonstrations and meetings to bring to light the senior housing crisis facing our community and our state. As Michigan’s population ages, the demand for affordable senior housing increases too, and with an economy on the upswing, that means housing prices have been rising throughout the state. Too many landlords are now taking advantage of the increase in demand for housing by converting...

Friday, July 7, 2017

Please join me for coffee and a lively discussion of the issues facing our community.

Feel free to stop by on any of the following dates:

  • Monday, July 10, from 9-11 a.m. at Big Boy, 2800 Washtenaw Ave. in Ypsilanti
  • Monday, July 17, from 9-11 a.m. at Spark East, 215 W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti
  • Tuesday, July 18, from 9-11 a.m., at The Ypsilanti Senior Citizens Center, 1015 N. Congress St. in Ypsilanti
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