LANSING – State Representative Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) yesterday participated in the House swearing-in ceremony during the official opening of the 97th session of the Michigan House of Representatives in Lansing. Roberts will represent the 18th House District, which encompasses the Macomb County communities of Saint Clair Shores, Eastpointe and part of Grosse Pointe Shores.

“I am honored to be serving my second term in the House and I’m ready to pick up where I left off, advocating for our middle-class families, senior citizens, children and our Great Lakes,” Roberts said.

Roberts says she will always be available to residents by phone, at (517) 373-1180, and by email at She also encourages residents to go to her webpage,, and sign up for her e-newsletter to stay informed and involved in the legislative process. Roberts will also be holding regular coffee hours.

“We have a lot of work to do for our families, our children and our communities,” Roberts said. “This is a fresh start, and it is my hope that the legislature can work together to bring about meaningful policies that will safeguard our children’s future and benefit the middle class.”

Joining Roberts at the swearing-in ceremony was her brother, Tobias Roberts.