News From Rep. Schor

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

LANSING — Today Michigan’s State House of Representatives adopted House Resolution 15 introduced by State Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) proclaiming Feb. 2-8 Chicano History Week in Michigan.

“People of Chicano heritage have added to the richness and diversity of Michigan’s economy, culture and history,” Rep. Schor said. “Michigan would not be what it is today without Chicano entrepreneurs, innovators, artists and educators. This resolution helps recognize the many contributions they’ve made to our state, and...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Capital-area members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The three Ingham County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of mid-Michigan.

“As legislators, we have a large task ahead of us. From bringing back jobs with good wages to our state to properly funding...

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

LANSING —Legislation sponsored by Reps. Andy Schor (D-Lansing), Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor), David LaGrand (D-Grand Rapids) and several other Democrat and Republican representatives passed the Senate and was concurred by the House today, and is now on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk. The package, House Bills 5618-5621, and 5693-5695 allow local schools more flexibility when deciding on whether suspension, expulsion, or some other form of discipline is best for an individual student in...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

LANSING — Legislation to give more flexibility to schools regarding their “zero-tolerance” policies was unanimously approved last week by the Senate Judiciary Committee. House Bill 5618, sponsored by state Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing), was the main bill of the bipartisan, seven-bill package that would give more flexibility to decide if suspension or expulsion is the best discipline for a given situation. The bills now await action on the Senate floor.

“These bills help utilize common...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

LANSING — Legislation sponsored by state Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) took its final step yesterday through the legislative process, passing the Senate unanimously, and after being concurred in the House will go to the governor’s desk for his signature. Schor’s bill, House Bill 4580, allows local units of government to revoke a previously granted personal property tax credit if the business does not comply with the written agreement made when the credit was issued.

“Local...

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