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
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. 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
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) took the oath of office today to serve the citizens of Michigan’s 23rd Senate District. “Our schools are struggling, our roads are crumbling, college education is the least affordable it’s ever been, and wages are stagnant,… Read More
The package, named for child-abuse victim Wyatt Rewoldt of St. Clair Shores, passed unanimously Thursday during the chamber’s year-end lame-duck session, according to state Sen. Curtis Hertel (D-East Lansing). https://www.macombdaily.com/news/local/wyatt-s-law-passes-state-senate/article_7ad43c8c-fa3f-11e8-b9af-e74878a00298.html… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Minority Leader Senator Jim Ananich (D–Flint) announced Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) as the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee. “Budgets are a reflection of priorities, and the voters clearly said they are ready to take our state… Read More
Sen. Hertel Jr. introduces resolution to end involuntary layoffs LANSING, Mich. — Senate Democrats today called on Gov. Snyder to intervene in the road construction lockout across the state. Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) introduced a resolution demanding that the governor continue to… Read More
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 6, 2018 — Legislation introduced by Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) to rename a portion of US Highway 127 as the “Trooper Craig Scott Memorial Highway” received a unanimous vote of support from the Michigan Senate Transportation Committee this morning. Read More
LANSING, Mich., June 6, 2018 — Members of the Michigan Senate Democratic Caucus issued the following statements today after Senate Republicans voted to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law: Democratic Floor Leader Morris Hood III (D–Detroit) “We are elected to serve the people and… Read More
Bills do little for state’s middle-class families, environment, education and roads LANSING, Mich., May 3, 2018 — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and Michigan Senate Democrats, who offered several amendments to fix the budget, today condemned the Republicans’ proposed state spending as a… Read More
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