News From Rep. Schor

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

LANSING — Today, the Michigan House of Representatives passed state Rep. Andy Schor’s (D-Lansing) House Bill 4207 on a strong bipartisan vote. The bill allocates existing Community Revitalization Program grant dollars to help redevelop existing neighborhood grocery stores or help build new ones in commercial corridors. Five percent of the fund would be set aside until June of each year for these grocery projects, and amount to a total of several million dollars per year....

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

LANSING — Today, an attorney for Gov. Rick Snyder said that public school teachers who didn’t consent to having $550 million taken from their paychecks will get their money back eventually. In response, House Democratic Leader Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) issued the following statement: 

“The Gov. Rick Snyder-Attorney General Bill Schuette administration have treated our teachers like an ATM machine for the state for years and made them fight in the courts to get back the wages...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

LANSING — The Senate Committee on Health Policy unanimously passed state Rep. Andy Schor’s (D-Lansing) House Bill 4207 today, which codifies the ability of Michigan to use Medicaid dollars to provide medically assisted detoxification and “medically necessary clinical stabilization services,” commonly known as different forms of rehab, for people seeking help with opioid or heroin addiction.

“We hear about the opioid crisis here in Michigan and nationwide. The increases in abuse and overdose in the...

Friday, July 14, 2017

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder signed state Rep. Andy Schor’s (D-Lansing) House Bill 4759 into law yesterday as PA 106 of 2017, allowing the state to sell the Farnum Building at the corner of Allegan Street and Capitol Avenue at current market pricing. The building formerly held most of the state Senate offices but has sat vacant for months. 

“It’s good news that this building will no longer sit vacant at one of the most...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan Senate passed state Rep. Andy Schor’s (D-Lansing) House Bill 4759 today, which allows the state to sell the Farnum Building at the corner of Allegan and Capitol. The building formerly held most of the state Senate offices but has sat vacant for months. 

“I’m happy the Senate took quick action on my bill to put this prime spot in downtown Lansing back into use and back on the tax rolls,” said...

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