Senator Hertel Issues Statement on CREC Findings for Michigan Economy

// on Mon, Aug 24 2020 / Press release

LANSING – Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing), minority vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has issued the following statement regarding today’s special Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference (CREC) findings and Michigan’s economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic:  “We have seen the impacts of COVID-19 in every aspect of our lives over the past… Read More

State Senator Curtis Hertel Jr., Voter Education Newsletter

// on Tue, Aug 4 2020 / Newsletter

MICHIGAN ELECTION GUIDE This year, an incredibly important election will take place and I want you to have the information you need to be prepared. We don’t know what the future holds or how this election will look as we continue to navigate our way… Read More

Democrats Introduce Bills to Pause Standardized Testing

// on Wed, Jul 22 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Rosemary Bayer (D-Bloomfield Hills),Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today introduced a bill package to pause most standardized tests for the 2020-2021 school year.  Identical bills are expected to be introduced in the House by Democratic Representatives. “Our… Read More

Sen. Hertel Introduces COVID-19 Workers Comp Legislation for First Responders

// on Wed, Apr 29 2020 / Press release

Bill would codify emergency rules presuming workplace exposure to COVID-19 LANSING, Mich.— State Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) introduced legislation today to expand workers compensation benefits for first responders who contract COVID-19. Senate Bill 906 would shift the burden of proof for eligibility by creating a… Read More

Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

// on Mon, Mar 23 2020 / Press release

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. For at least the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, and… Read More

School Lunch and Food Sites in the 23rd District:

// on Mon, Mar 16 2020 / Newsletter

Mason MASON MIDDLE SCHOOL 235 Temple Street Mason, MI 48854 4pm – 6pm North Parking Lot student drop off door.Sycamore Village 900 W. Columbia Rd Mason, MI 48854 4pm – 6pm Club House Look for the School BusMASON MANOR 2179 Hull Rd Mason, MI… Read More


// on Tue, Feb 4 2020 / Newsletter

Dear Friend,As your state senator for the last five years, it’s been my mission to work as hard as you do. Every day, it is my duty to represent you and ensure Michigan is a great place to live, work and raise a family —… Read More

Hertel on Whitmer plan to fix roads

// on Wed, Jan 29 2020 / Press release

LANSING — 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 proposed bold action to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads:  “Michiganders deserve safe roads to drive on and a break from paying for car repairs, yet for years, hardworking taxpayers have been paying… Read More

Legislators Announce Bills to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors

// on Wed, Oct 23 2019 / Press release

LANSING — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Rep. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) and Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt), along with members of the state’s Progressive Women’s Caucus, today announced legislation that would help support domestic violence survivors as they try to flee abusive relationships and rebuild their lives.  “Michigan can be a… Read More

Sen. Hertel, Troopers Association Pay Tribute to Fallen Officer

// on Fri, Sep 20 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Today, Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) joined the family of fallen State Trooper Craig A. Scott and members of the Michigan State Troopers Association to dedicate a portion of U.S. 127 to the officer, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. “Today’s event… Read More

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