News From Rep. Liberati

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) successfully proposed an amendment to House Bill 5176 that would restore funding to the Allen Park Downtown Development Authority, after the city assessor, appointed by the emergency financial manager, made a critical error in 2014. Thanks to the amendment, the Michigan Department of Treasury will restore an estimated $110,000 in lost funding. 

“Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been working with Jennifer Kibby, executive director of...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) joined Lt. Gov. Brian Calley in testifying in support of House Bills 5409-5418, legislation he and a bipartisan group of legislators took one year to craft and introduced last month. The legislation would limit the use of restraint and seclusion in all Michigan schools to emergency situations.

“This legislation works to strike a balance between respecting the dignity of students and staff and ensuring their safety,” said...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

ALLEN PARK — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) visited four schools in the 13th District on Monday to read to children in classes from kindergarten to third grade as part of the annual March is Reading Month celebration.

“It was a pleasure reading to students this week, not only because we all had fun, but because reading is such an important part of learning,” Liberati said.

Liberati visited Lindemann and Arno elementary schools in...

State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) reads to children on Monday, March 14, 2016, at Arno Elementary School in Allen Park.
Monday, March 14, 2016

ALLEN PARK — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) invites residents to join him for a coffee hour to discuss their thoughts and ideas regarding state government, and how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents.

Liberati will host his coffee hour:

  • Monday, March 21, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Biggby Coffee, 14440 Fort St. in Southgate

The focus of the coffee hour is a general discussion on issues important to residents....

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Leslie Love (D-Detroit) and Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) praised the passage today of House Bill 5377, which appropriates money from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. Thanks to two separate grants, Redford Township and Southgate will receive nearly $50,000 each for projects in their community.

“I am thrilled for the people of Redford that now, in conjunction with the DNR, we will be able to see serious movement on the improvement...