News From Rep. Liberati

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) and state Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) introduced legislation today that would require the keeping of carrier pigeons to be in compliance with local regulations. Under the bills, communities would be able to enact their own rules regarding the keeping of pigeons, which many residents feel are a health and quality-of-life concern. The bills are a reintroduction of Senate Bill 631 of 2013, which passed the Senate without...

Friday, March 6, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) participated in the Special Olympics Michigan’s fourth annual Legislative Polar Plunge. Despite the frigid weather, more than 50 legislators and staff participated in the event, which raised more than $40,000 for Special Olympics athletes.

“I was very happy to take the plunge for Special Olympics Michigan,” Liberati said. “They are a fantastic organization that helps ensure all individuals are able to play and have fun. I am...

State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) jumps into a pool in sub-freezing temperatures in front of the state Capitol as a part of the Special Olympics Michigan’s fourth annual Legislative Polar Plunge on Thursday, March 5, 2015.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

LANSING – Democratic members of the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee warned that three bills that would change adoption rules would harm Michigan children waiting for adoption. House Bills 4188-4190 would allow adoption agencies to use religious faith as an excuse to deny adoptions.

“At a time when there are 3,000 Michigan children waiting for a permanent, loving family, these bills are not in the best interest of children,” said Rep. Marcia Hovey-Wright (D-Muskegon),...

Friday, January 16, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) was appointed to serve on the House Committees on Health Policy; Families, Children, and Seniors; and Workforce and Talent Development.

“I am honored to have been appointed to these important committees. I am particularly excited about being named to the Health Policy Committee. Over the last 17 years, my wife and I have spent much of our time navigating the various sectors of the health care industry...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) was officially sworn into office today at the state Capitol with other members of the 98th Michigan Legislature during a ceremony on the House floor that kicked off the 2015-2016 legislative session.

“As a state, Michigan is facing some very tough challenges; I am humbled that the residents of the 13th District have put their trust in me, and I won’t forget it when I make decisions...

State Representative Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), right, takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel looks on.