News From Rep. Wittenberg

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit), Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods) have introduced legislation to make voting and registering to vote more convenient. The bills seek to modernize the registration process and remove outdated barriers to the ballot box.

“Voting is an essential right that is at the foundation of our democracy and is the basis of our responsibility as citizens,” Camilleri said. “We...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — Today, the House of Representatives voted down House Bill 5013, which would make sweeping changes to Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system. In response, state Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) issued the following statement: 

“I voted against House Bill 5013 because this plan benefits insurance companies by allowing them to cut benefits without long-term cost reductions for all drivers. HB 5013 also fails to prohibit the particularly egregious practice of basing policy costs on...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Democratic Legislators Announce B.O.L.D. Education Plan

Better Outcomes in Literacy and Development plan targets reading for youngest students

LANSING — State Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) was joined by Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), William Sowerby (D-Clinton Township), Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) at Lansing’s Education Child Care Center (EC3) today to announce the Better Outcomes in Literacy and Development plan...

Monday, September 18, 2017

DETROIT — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton), and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) introduced a package of bills today to aid in creating healthy school environments to help students learn and grow. The seven bills would help schools improve the health and wellness of students and staff, reduce their environmental impact and energy costs and address environmental and sustainability literacy. The legislators also announced the creation of the Better...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

AUBURN HILLS — State Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) and members of the House CARES Task Force held its most recent meeting today at the Oakland County Health Network in Auburn Hills. The panel heard from more than 15 individuals in the treatment, law enforcement, local government, health care and advocacy areas, as well as people receiving treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues.

“The issues of mental health and substance abuse have touched communities across Michigan,...