News From Rep. Sneller

Thursday, June 15, 2017

LANSING — A resolution introduced by state Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) condemning the abuse and torture of gay men in the Chechen Republic of Russia passed the House today with a voice vote. The resolution — which also passed committee unanimously — calls on the International Criminal Court to conduct an independent investigation of the reports coming out of the region that the government is guilty of a number of human rights violations.

“What is...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) introduced two pieces of legislation today recognizing the LGBT community in the state of Michigan. House Resolution 133 would declare June 2017 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in the state of Michigan. House Bill 4800 would add discrimination or targeting on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation to the list of hate crimes in the state.

“It is a great honor to introduce...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

          LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) announced today that he has accepted an appointment to the House Committee on Energy Policy. Rep. Sneller will fill the seat of the late state Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette), who passed away in May.

            “I am grateful to Democratic Leader Sam Singh and Speaker Tom Leonard for appointing me to this critically important committee,” Rep. Sneller said. “This appointment is especially meaningful to...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

BURTON — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) has announced his June 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 June coffee hours will be held on:

  • Friday, June 2, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Scotti’s Coney Island, 5522 Lapeer Road in Burton
  • Monday, June 12, from 6
  • ...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) and state Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) held a press conference today to announce legislation that would expand the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) to protect Michigan’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) residents from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations. Among the many colleagues joining them were also state Reps. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Tim Sneller (D-Burton).

“It’s extremely important that we takes steps now to...