News From Rep. Schor

Friday, March 1, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced House Bill 4367 this week to allow split and/or mixed ticket voting in primary elections in Michigan.

“Many voters that I have talked with are frustrated that they are limited to voting for candidates in only one party’s primary, and I agree with them that this is an unnecessary roadblock in our primary elections,” said Schor. “HB 4367, which I introduced this week, will give...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced and passed an amendment to Senate Bill 61 today that is projected to save the City of Lansing nearly $600,000.

Senate Bills 61 and 62, which passed the House, will allow Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan to convert into a nonprofit mutual. Schor’s amendment to Senate Bill 61 corrected an inadvertent oversight in the bill that would have resulted in Blue Cross not paying property...

State Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) speaks on the House floor Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.
Thursday, February 7, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) was joined by state Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Theresa Abed (D-Grand Ledge), Tom Leonard (R-Dewitt) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) in introducing House Resolution 22, which calls on Congress to intervene to prevent the closure of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Processing and Distribution Center in Lansing. Members of the Legislative Capitol Caucus signed on to the resolution in an effort to...

Thursday, February 7, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) was joined by state Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Theresa Abed (D-Grand Ledge), Tom Leonard (R-Dewitt) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) in introducing House Resolution 22, which calls on Congress to intervene to prevent the closure of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Processing and Distribution Center in Lansing. Members of the Legislative Capitol Caucus signed on to the resolution in an effort to...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

LANSING - State Representatives George Darany (D-Dearborn), Minority Vice Chairman of the House Health Policy Committee, and Andy Schor (D-Lansing) called on Gov. Rick Snyder today to join with our neighboring state of Ohio’s lead and accept federal funding to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.

“Gov. Snyder needs to join Gov. John Kasich and accept this money to give more Michiganders access to health care through Medicaid,” said Darany. “This...

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