Bookmark Coloring Sheet

// on Wed, Feb 24 2021 / Newsletter

March is Reading Month. Download this Michigan bookmark and let your kids color it. Enjoy!… Read More

Senior Resources | Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr.

// on Tue, Feb 16 2021 / Newsletter

Dear Friend,The challenges we faced in 2020 were unlike any other as we dealt with the impact of COVID-19 in our communities. I admire the strength and dedication our senior community has demonstrated, and I know that you will take that same spirit of intensity… Read More

Sen. Hertel on Gov. Whitmer’s Budget Recommendation

// on Thu, Feb 11 2021 / Press Statement

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 11, 2021) — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) today released the following statement in support of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget recommendation that was presented to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees this morning:“As we continue… Read More

Sente District 23 Update

// on Sat, Feb 6 2021 / Email

February 6, 2021 Friends, As we approach the one-year mark next month since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Michigan, I can’t help but look back on the changes of the last year and how much more work we still have… Read More

Hertel introduces legislation to help children with heart defects

// on Fri, Feb 5 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 5, 2021) — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) has introduced legislation that would create a tax checkoff with money dedicated to increasing support, education, research, and awareness of Michigan children born with congenital heart disorders.Senate Bills 110 and 111, known as the Ruby… Read More

Hertel echoes call for bipartisanship, finding common ground after Whitmer’s State of the State address

// on Thu, Jan 28 2021 / Press release

EAST LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 27, 2021) — Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing), the Minority Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address tonight:  “The goals and priorities outlined by Governor Whitmer tonight continue the bold approach to put Michigan on… Read More

Senator Hertel Introduces Michigan COVID Recovery Plan

// on Tue, Jan 26 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2021) — Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) has introduced legislation to implement Governor Whitmer’s Michigan COVID Recovery Plan to grow Michigan’s economy and help end the COVID-19 pandemic.Senate Bill 52 focuses immediate funding to our most critical needs in public health, jobs,… Read More

Senate District 23 Update

// on Mon, Jan 25 2021 / Email

Date: 01/23/2021 Friends,  This week has brought us a renewed sense of reflection. It began by honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, followed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proclamation of a Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, and… Read More

Senator Hertel on Elizabeth Hertel being named Department of Health and Human Services Director

// on Fri, Jan 22 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) has issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that she has appointed Elizabeth Hertel as the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services: “My wife Elizabeth is one of the smartest,… Read More

Virtual Coffee Hour with Curtis

// on Fri, Jan 22 2021 9:00 am / Event

Fri, Jan 22 9:00 am - Fri, Jan 22 10:00 am
Facebook Live (Directions)
Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. 517-373-1734 or

You’re invited to join me at my first virtual coffee hour of the new year! This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet with me — safely from your own home! — and discuss the issues most important to making our community a better place to live… Read More

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