News From Rep. Love

Thursday, March 3, 2016

State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) spoke today on a bill she introduced in October of 2015, which passed the House of Representatives in December and is now awaiting a hearing in the Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions. The bill, House Bill 5022, was part of a legislative package focused on altering various credit union regulations across the state.

"This package of bills will ultimately allow credit unions to better serve their members," said...

Thursday, December 10, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) rose in opposition to Senate Bill 13, which narrowly passed the House of Representatives late last night on a largely party-line vote. The bill eliminates the option of a straight-ticket ballot, which a majority of voters from both parties use. Many election officials expect longer lines at polling places, which will disproportionally affect urban voters.

“I don’t know about you, but I know the history of what it...

Friday, October 23, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) along with other Democratic and Republican legislators in the Michigan House and Senate, has helped introduce a package of laws aimed at addressing inadequacies in Michigan’s juvenile justice system. The package includes bills which would emphasize rehabilitation for young offenders and potentially increase familial contact and support during incarceration, with a main focus on raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction from 17 to 18. Michigan is one of...

Monday, October 19, 2015

LANSING – Members of the House Detroit Democratic Caucus responded today to Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to fix the Detroit Public Schools, announced at a press conference this morning, by saying they are ready to work together on a solution but that it must include local control of Detroit’s schools.

“The Detroit Caucus and I are committed to finding a solution to improve our Detroit Public Schools so that we can find solutions to improve...

Thursday, October 15, 2015

LANSING — In the six months since the Progressive Women’s Legislative Caucus has introduced a plan to make equal pay the law in Michigan, the average full-time working Michigan woman has lost about $6,369 in wages compared to the earnings of the average full-time working man in Michigan. While the Republicans who lead the Michigan House of Representatives continue to deny these bills a hearing, Michigan women are paying the price.

“Men and women both...

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