Senator Hertel Partners with Sheriff Wriggelsworth to Combat State’s Mental Health Crisis

// on March 21, 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) and Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wriggelsworth are working together to address Michigan’s ongoing need for increased mental health resources. Wriggelsworth testified before the Senate Appropriations Community Health/Human Services Subcommittee Thursday to highlight the impact the lack of resources has… Read More


Hertel Praises Whitmer’s Investment in Local Government

// on March 5, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) has issued the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget, which includes a 3 percent increase on revenue sharing for local communities. “Creating a healthy, thriving Michigan starts with funding local municipalities. I’m happy… Read More


Sen. Hertel on Gov. Whitmer’s plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

// on February 12, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, during which she spoke about fixing the state’s crumbling infrastructure. “For too long, Michigan has thrown pennies at our potholes and… Read More


Sen. Hertel, Reps. Lightner and Witwer to lead Capitol Caucus

// on February 11, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — The Capitol Caucus has selected Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) as Chair, and Reps. Angela Witwer (D–Delta Twp.) and Sarah Lightner (R–Springport) as Vice Chairs for its 2019-2020 leadership positions. “Mid-Michigan is a unique region, with diverse businesses, a major university, a strong agricultural industry, home of… Read More


Sen. Hertel Introduces Tax Credit Bills to Help Reduce Child Care Costs, Student Loan Debt

// on February 5, 2019 / Article

Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) introduced his first bills of the new legislative session. Senate Bills 85 and 86 would provide tax credits for families and incentivize our young people to stay here in Michigan after they graduate from college, respectively. https://www.fox47news.com/news/local-news/sen-hertel-introduces-tax-credit-bills-to-help-reduce-child-care-costs-student-loan-debt… Read More


Sen. Hertel Introduces Tax Credit Bills to Help Reduce Child Care Costs, Student Loan Debt

// on February 5, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) introduced his first bills of the new legislative session. Senate Bills 85 and 86 would provide tax credits for families and incentivize our young people to stay here in Michigan after they graduate from college, respectively. “Education… Read More


Senator Hertel Honored by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

// on January 23, 2019 / Article

Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) was honored Monday with the “Keeper of the Dream” Award at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid-Michigan’s 34th Annual Holiday Luncheon. https://www.fox47news.com/news/local-news/senator-hertel-honored-by-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-commission… Read More


Senator Hertel Honored by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

// on January 22, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) was honored Monday with the “Keeper of the Dream” Award at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid-Michigan’s 34th Annual Holiday Luncheon. The “Keeper of the Dream” Award is presented each year to an individual who… Read More


Sen. Hertel, Jr. on the Resignation of John Engler from MSU

// on January 16, 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) has issued the following statement on John Engler’s resignation as interim president of Michigan State University: “In choosing John Engler as interim president, MSU prioritized restoring its own political image over addressing the university’s need… Read More


Sen. Hertel, Jr. sets clear agenda for Senate Democrats

// on January 10, 2019 / Article

Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) took the oath of office today to serve the citizens of Michigan’s 23rd Senate District. https://www.fox47news.com/news/local-news/sen-hertel-jr-sets-clear-agenda-for-senate-democrats… Read More

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