News From Rep. Schor

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...

Thursday, January 31, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced education related legislation today that would help improve Michigan’s economy through better schools for K-12 students and retaining our talented college graduates.

“If we are going to prepare our students for college and the workforce, then we need to ensure that every child, no matter his or her address, receives a good education,” said Schor. “Some schools receive $12,000 per pupil and others receive $7,000...

Thursday, January 24, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) today introduced a House Resolution calling on Gov. Rick Snyder to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, the cost of expanding Medicaid to more residents would be covered100 percent by the federal government from 2014 through 2016. After that, the federal government would cover no less than 90 percent of the cost.

“Michigan really can’t lose under this Medicaid expansion...

Thursday, January 17, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (Lansing) said today that Gov. Rick Snyder covered a lot of ground in his State of the State address last night, but because he didn’t give a lot of detail, there are still big questions to be answered about his proposals.

“The governor hit on many big issues that families are concerned about like schools, jobs and the importance of funding our transportation infrastructure, but the devil...

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