News From Rep. Phelps

Thursday, October 1, 2015

“Residents of the City of Flint face a substantial health risk due to contaminants found in their drinking water.  In an effort to not politicize this situation, I have been working directly with state and local officials in seeking important information and attempting to correct the City’s water crisis.   Unfortunately, I have been faced with continual road blocks in my requests for information. It has been nearly a month since I submitted Freedom of Information...

Thursday, April 30, 2015

LANSING – The city of Flint has exited its 41-month-long financial emergency. Gov. Rick Snyder announced the action today, with emergency financial manager Jerry Ambrose and Deputy State Treasurer Wayne Workman announcing the appointment of a five-member Transition Advisory Board, selected by Gov. Snyder.

“I am thrilled that after nearly four long years of receivership, the city of Flint is standing on its own again,” state Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) said. “While this is good...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

LANSING – The city of Flint has exited its 41-month-long financial emergency. Gov. Rick Snyder announced the action today, with emergency financial manager Jerry Ambrose and Deputy State Treasurer Wayne Workman announcing the appointment of a five-member Transition Advisory Board, selected by Gov. Snyder.

“I am thrilled that after nearly four long years of receivership, the city of Flint is standing on its own again,” state Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) said. “While this is good...

Monday, April 27, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and state Senator Jim Ananich (D-Flint) sent a joint letter to the State of Florida Legislature today urging action against an Econo Lodge and Wendy’s in Live Oak, Florida. During a recent trip to visit colleges, Flint-area high school students were the victims of racist comments and were refused service at a fast food restaurant.

“These young men and women had the opportunityto reach beyond Genesee County to find educational choices to help shape their future, but instead...

Friday, April 24, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and state Senator Jim Ananich (D-Flint) sent a joint letter to the State of Florida Legislature today urging action against an Econo Lodge and Wendy’s in Live Oak, Florida. During a recent trip to visit colleges, Flint-area high school students were the victims of racist comments and were refused service at a fast food restaurant.

“These young men and women had the opportunity to...

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