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