Conversations with Curtis

// on Fri, Feb 28 2020 9:00 am / Event

Fri, Feb 28 9:00 am - Fri, Feb 28 10:00 am
Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 E Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48912 (Directions)
Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. 517-373-1734 or senchertel@senate.michigan.gov

You’re invited to join me at my next Conversations with Curtis coffee hour! This is an excellent opportunity for you to come meet with me and discuss the issues that are most important in making our community a better place to live and work. Read More


STATE SENATOR CURTIS HERTEL, JR. February 2020 Newsletter

// 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


Sen. Hertel Introduces Bills for Suicide Prevention Education

// on Wed, Sep 18 2019 / Press release

Bills would update bullying laws and require suicide prevention education for school personnel LANSING – State Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) introduced legislation today aimed at preventing adolescent suicide and improving bullying laws. Senate Bill 532 would require school personnel to be trained in identifying the… Read More


Sen. Hertel, Rep. Hertel Introduce Legislation to Protect Children Riding School Buses

// on Thu, Aug 29 2019 / Press release

Lawmakers seek to increase fines and penalties for motorists who disregard a school bus displaying flashing lights LANSING – State Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) and State Representative Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores) have introduced Senate Bill 472 and House Bill 4867 which will amend the Michigan Vehicle Code to further protect children who ride buses to school.  “The… Read More


Hertel introduces legislation to help children with heart defects

// on Fri, Jun 21 2019 / Article

The Senate Finance Committee today listened to testimony on bills introduced by Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) that would create a tax checkoff with money dedicated to increasing support, education, research and awareness of Michigan children born with pediatric congenital heart disorders. The legislation, known as… Read More


Hertel introduces legislation to help children with heart defects

// on Wed, Jun 19 2019 / Press release

LANSING – The Senate Finance Committee today listened to testimony on bills introduced by Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) that would create a tax checkoff with money dedicated to increasing support, education, research and awareness of Michigan children born with pediatric congenital heart disorders.  The legislation,… Read More


Bipartisan plan eases Medicaid work reporting requirements

// on Fri, Jun 14 2019 / Article

Top Senate officials are teaming up on a plan that would ease compliance reporting rules for Medicaid recipients who will be required to work at least 80 hours per month or risk losing health care coverage under a controversial new Michigan law. A bipartisan proposal… Read More

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