News From Rep. Zemke

Thursday, February 8, 2018

LANSING — State Reps. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) spoke out today against the “Unashamed Identity Workshop” hosted by Metro City Church, with locations in Taylor and Riverview, and provided by FORGE Ministries for girls ages 12-16.

Zemke has introduced House Bill 5550 to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in efforts to change the sexual orientation and gender identity of a minor. If passed, Michigan would join nine other states...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

LANSING — In 2016, an investigative report revealed that USA Gymnastics — the governing body of the US Olympic team and one of the largest and most well-known youth sport organizations in the country — had failed to report accusations of abuse and assault made by athletes against coaches. This investigation led to an outpouring of allegations against Dr. Larry Nassar, who has worked in medicine with USA Gymnastics since 1986, serving as its chief medical...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

LANSING — This week, Republican legislators are considering efforts to strip away critically important benefits for retired police and firefighters, such as health care. In response, state Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) issued the following statement: 

“For years, Democrats have been calling on Republicans to stop underfunding our local governments, yet every year, revenue sharing still falls short of what our communities need to thrive. Now, in an attempt to fill the gap, Republicans may...

State Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) joins a crowd of police officers, firefighters and first responders at a rally to protect their hard-earned benefits at the state Capitol in Lansing on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Rep. Zemke is joined, from left, by state Reps. Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw), Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township).
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...

Thursday, July 20, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) voted in favor of the School Aid budget bill, House Bill 4313, on Tuesday, June 20, citing his approval of the budget expanding its current support of school districts that purchase locally grown fruits and vegetables for school lunches in Washtenaw County. The School Aid and state general government budget bills that each passed the House on Tuesday, were signed into law by the governor Friday, July...