News From Rep. Phelps

Thursday, September 28, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) introduced House Bill 5045 today as part of a bipartisan bill package that will eliminate driver responsibility fees. This bill package comes in the wake of recent efforts to reform auto insurance in Michigan.

“Hundreds of thousands of Michigan drivers are being financially bogged down thanks to the vicious cycle of driver responsibility fees,” Phelps said. “Amid increasing demands for us to revamp our state’s insurance system, it only seems...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) will be honoring the staff of the Bishop International Airport’s Department of Public Safety tomorrow by presenting them with a special tribute on the House floor along with fellow Genesee County elected officials, state Reps. Pam Faris (D-Clio), Tim Sneller (D-Burton) and Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint). Phelps will present the tribute to Chief of Public Safety Christopher Miller and Bishop Airport police officer Lt. Jeff Neville, who was stabbed...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

FLUSHING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) hosted local veterans for a free Veterans Fishing Day yesterday, Aug. 14. Rep. Phelps, recently named co-chair of the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, was joined by special guest Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) in thanking veterans for their service and sacrifice, and encouraging them to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of the great outdoors.

“Our veterans deserve endless support and gratitude for the sacrifices they made day in and day...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) introduced a set of bills today to better ensure that persons in the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing communities have proper access to mental health services. These bills are in response to 2014 legislation that addressed changes recommended by the Michigan Mental Health and Wellness Commission that unintentionally lacked input from members from the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing populations.

“The Legislature...

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