News From Rep. Sabo

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

LANSING — This week, Republican legislators are considering efforts to strip away critically important benefits for retired police and firefighters, such as health care. In response, state Representative Terry Sabo (D-Muskegon) issued the following response:

“As a former police officer and firefighter, I stand with my first responders and will absolutely fight to protect the retiree health care benefits they earned. I know what they face every day on the job, and I know the...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

LANSING — Today, the Michigan House of Representatives passed a bipartisan package aimed at reforming portions of the state Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) in the wake of its faulty computer system wrongly accusing thousands in the state of fraud. In response to the package, state Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) issued the following statement:

“I am glad to see this package pass, as we learned this year just how broken the Unemployment Insurance Agency was,...

Monday, November 6, 2017

LANSING — A bill introduced by state Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) as part of a three-bill package addressing foster children needs passed out of the House Judiciary Committee last week. The bipartisan package would create the Children’s Assurance of Quality Foster Care Policy, effectively creating a foster children’s bill of rights. This is Rep. Sabo’s first bill to pass out of committee.

 “I spent 25 years as a police officer and firefighter in Muskegon...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — This evening, the Michigan House of Representatives voted on House Bill 5013, which makes various changes to the state’s auto no-fault insurance system. The bill failed to pass, and in response, state Rep. Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) issued the following statement:

“We all want to see rates reduced for the drivers in our state, but we want to see that happen in a way that does not also reduce their coverage or force...

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...

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