News From Rep. LaVoy

Thursday, December 15, 2016

LANSING — Members of the House Democratic Caucus voted in support of a new energy policy that would increase the renewable energy standard and provide utilities with incentives to become more energy efficient. The energy plan could lead to job growth in the renewable energy industry and lead to cheaper, more reliable energy for Michigan families and businesses.

“Michigan has needed a new, forward-looking energy policy for some time now, and this plan moves us...

Friday, December 9, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) has announced his schedule of district outreach hours for December. LaVoy invites residents to join him to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents.

Representative LaVoy is planning to attend the following local government meetings in December:

  • On Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sumpter Township Board meeting, 23480 Sumpter Road in Belleville
  • On Monday,
  • ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

MONROE — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) introduced a Resolution today that was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives honoring the sacrifices many sailors have made while navigating the Great Lakes. House Resolution 357 declares Nov. 10, 2016, as Great Lakes Sailors Remembrance Day in the State of Michigan.

The Great Lakes have more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else on earth. The most notable may be the “Queen of the Lakes,” the...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) introduced a resolution, passed by the Michigan House of Representatives during its last week of session, recognizing the week of Sept. 26 as French-Canadian Heritage Week across the state of Michigan.

House Resolution 341, which detailed some of the history of the French-Canadian influence on our state, passed with a voice vote. Among the influential French-Canadians listed by name were Jean Baptiste Reaume of Monroe along with Louis...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Bill LaVoy (D-Monroe) hosted the St. Mary’s Catholic Central state champion softball players today at the Capitol in Lansing. There was an informal lunch where players were able to meet with the representative and take pictures with a legislative tribute before being acknowledged by the House of Representatives during session.

“As an SMCC graduate, I was extremely proud to see the Kestrels bring home another state championship,” LaVoy said. “My wife,...

State Representative Bill LaVoy, left, stands with the St. Mary’s Catholic Central softball team on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at the state Capitol in Lansing. In recognition of their second consecutive state championship, LaVoy presented them with a legislative tribute, and the team was recognized during House session.