May 1, 2021 Friends, Michigan’s battle against COVID-19 continues as we experience a surge in hospitalizations. Thankfully, due to your efforts, our 7-day average positivity rate continues to fall, but I urge you all to keep doing your part in preventing the spread… Read More
April 29, 2021 Friends, You’re invited to join me at my virtual coffee hour tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet with me — safely from your own home! — and discuss the issues most… Read More
LANSING, Mich. (April 22, 2021) — Today, Sens. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) reintroduced legislation to end the discrimination in adoption law against LGBTQ couples and other prospective parents in Michigan.Senate Bills 384-386 would remove barriers that prevent same-sex couples and other… Read More
“Wyatt’s Law” would give parents access to critical information LANSING, Mich. (April 20, 2021) — State Rep. Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores) and State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) have introduced legislation known as Wyatt’s Law, which would create and maintain a database for those convicted of child… Read More
April 17, 2021 Friends, As Michigan battles the highest case rates of COVID in the nation, I encourage each of you to stay vigilant in doing what we know works to prevent the spread of this virus. Take all the necessary precautions to keep… Read More
April 3, 2021 Friends, As Michigan is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases, I hope you all staying safe and healthy. Continue to socially distance and wear a mask around others, wash your hands, and follow CDC guidelines. It has been a… Read More
March 23, 2021 Friends, I want to make sure you are aware of a public meeting that’s scheduled to take place at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, about the plan to rebuild I-496 in our area. Details are below. The public is invited… Read More
Saturday 20, 2021 Friends, Today is the first official day of Spring, and I hope this newsletter finds you all safe, healthy, and enjoying the sunnier weather as we move into the warmer months. It has been a busy few weeks in Michigan, and… Read More
Bills would update bullying laws, require suicide prevention education for school personnel LANSING, Mich. (March 12, 2021) — State Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) has introduced legislation aimed at preventing adolescent suicide and improving bullying laws.Senate Bill 192 would require school personnel to… Read More
March 9, 2021 Friends, You’re invited to join me at my virtual coffee hour this Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet with me — safely from your own home! — and… Read More
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