News From Rep. Phelps

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

FLUSHING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) hosted local veterans for a free Veterans Fishing Day yesterday, Aug. 14. Rep. Phelps, recently named co-chair of the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, was joined by special guest Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) in thanking veterans for their service and sacrifice, and encouraging them to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of the great outdoors.

“Our veterans deserve endless support and gratitude for the sacrifices they made day in and day...

State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) watches as a volunteer teaches a veteran how to make a fishing lure during his Veterans Fishing Day event, hosted with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) at Riverview Park in Flushing on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) introduced a set of bills today to better ensure that persons in the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing communities have proper access to mental health services. These bills are in response to 2014 legislation that addressed changes recommended by the Michigan Mental Health and Wellness Commission that unintentionally lacked input from members from the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing populations.

“The Legislature...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) welcomed the Flushing girls basketball team to the Capitol today to recognize them on the House floor in honor of the team winning its first-ever state title on Saturday, March 18.

“I am honored to recognize this team at the state Capitol today for its incredible accomplishment. These young women put in a tremendous amount of hard work this season and persevered when the odds were stacked against...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LANSING — State Reps Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) today brought attention to their legislation regarding water while recognizing World Water Day. World Water Day dates back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, when an international observance for water was recommended. The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating March 22, 2003, as the first World Water Day, and...