News From Rep. Sabo

Thursday, September 7, 2017

MUSKEGON– State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) invites residents concerned with issues regarding invasive Asian Carp to attend a public hearing being held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on its Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement. Three meetings will be held, including one in Michigan on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Collegiate Hall, Muskegon Community College, 221 S. Quarterline Road, Muskegon. The hearing will begin at 3:30 p.m. For those...

Thursday, August 31, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) has introduced legislation that would help protect recent active-duty veterans facing foreclosure. The bill, House Bill 4875, would extend the window of time the veteran would have to secure the financing to prevent foreclosure.

“Having served in the Air Force, I know firsthand the difficulties veterans can face returning from active duty, especially when it comes to managing finances and the home,” said Rep. Sabo. “My bill...

Monday, August 21, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS — State House and Senate Democrats announced today their plan to stop prescription drug price spikes in Michigan. Almost 60 percent of American adults take prescription drugs, and according to the American Medical Association, drug prices increased 10 percent on average in 2016 — well outpacing inflation and wage growth — while some skyrocketed as much as 5,500 percent. This is the third straight year of double-digit increases in drug prices. Under the...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

MUSKEGON– State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) will be hosting a Water Quality Town Hall Monday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Lake Michigan Center of the GVSU Annis Waters Resources Institute, 740 W. Shoreline Drive, Muskegon. Join Rep. Sabo for an educational evening related to three topics: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding/defunding, the Nestlé permit application to expand water withdrawal and Enbridge Line 5. 

WHO:        State Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon)

WHERE:   Lake Michigan Center--GVSU...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) introduced a resolution earlier this year urging the governor and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to reject Nestlé Waters’ request to increase their pumping operation at its Evart location. Among the many points in the resolution, the representatives cited a lack of information on the potential impact of the permit as the key reason for rejection. Now, the MDEQ has...

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