News From Rep. Sneller

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

LANSING — The House Committee on Local Government voted unanimously to pass House Bill 4573 out of committee today, where it now awaits a vote on the House floor. HB 4573 would allow townships to adopt an ordinance to allow for the creation of a special assessment district for mosquito abatement. In response, state Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton), the bill’s sponsor, issued the following statement:

“I am extremely grateful that my colleagues understood the importance...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

LANSING — The House Committee on Local Government took testimony today on House Bill 4573, introduced by state Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton), which would allow townships to establish a special assessment ordinance for mosquito abatement. The bill is a response to the mosquito problem that Mundy Township has experienced for years. Recently, it has begun to address the issue by spraying throughout the township, which cost $150,000 in its first year alone. 

“I am grateful...

Thursday, September 7, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) hosted Burton Chief of Police Thomas Osterholzer today during the state House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 ceremony. The ceremony is held in remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and honors the sacrifices of both current service members and first responders from Michigan, as well as those who died in the line of duty over the previous year.

“The Sept. 11 ceremony is always a humbling reminder...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

BURTON — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) has announced his September schedule for in-district coffee hours. These coffee hours allow residents the opportunity to stop in and have an informal conversation with the representative about how to improve state government, or simply to share concerns and ideas.

Rep. Sneller’s September coffee hours will be held on:

  • Friday, Sept. 1, from 9-10:30 a.m. at Scotti’s Coney Island, 5522 Lapeer Road in Burton
  • Friday, Sept. 15, from 8-9:30 a.m. at
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Monday, August 21, 2017

FLINT — 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 House...