News From Rep. Clemente

Thursday, February 4, 2016

LINCOLN PARK — State Representative Paul Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) has announced his schedule of coffee hours. Clemente invites residents to join him to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how he can best represent and address the needs of his constituents.

Clemente’s coffee hours are as follows:

  • On Monday, Feb. 1, from 2-4 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Library, 1381 Southfield Road in Lincoln Park
  • On Monday, Feb. 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the Melvindale
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

LANSING — State Representative Paul Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) announced that as a result of disciplined spending, he ended 2014 with a large surplus. Clemente returned $13,915.16 out of his original budget to the state coffers.

Representative Clemente believes that lawmakers need to set an example and use money wisely. “Michiganders work hard to make ends meet, they are making do with less, and I think legislators can do the same,” Clemente said. “We are stewards...

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

State Representative Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) hosted the first meeting of the House Democrats’ Small Business and Job Creation Task Force on Monday. The meeting featured a number of special guests including task force members and a panel consisting of Ann Arbor SPARK President and CEO Paul Krutko and Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center, Greater Washtenaw Team Regional Director Charlie Penner. The meeting included an hour-long panelist discussion on the types of resources available...

Monday, September 23, 2013

ANN ARBOR — State Representative Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) will host a meeting of the House Democrats’ Small Business and Job Creation Task Force on Monday, Sept. 30, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Scio Township Hall, 827 N. Zeeb Road in Ann Arbor. Driskell is a member of the task force, which seeks to increase support for local businesses so they can put more Michiganders to work.

“As a local elected official actively involved in economic development for...

Friday, August 2, 2013

LANSING – House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) announced today that the Michigan House Democrats have formed a task force that will promote small businesses and focus on job creation. The task force is a response to Michigan Republicans’ increasing support of big corporations without increasing employment rates in the state.

“Small businesses are the backbone of Michigan’s economy and the pride and joy of local communities. It’s a shame that Republicans continue to...