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
LANSING, Mich., April 26, 2018 — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) will host a ceremony to unveil a traffic sign that renames a portion of Highway M-52 in Stockbridge Township as “Deputy Grant Whitaker Memorial Highway.” The ceremony will take place on Friday,… Read More
LANSING, Mich., April 25, 2018 — Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) will host a Survivor & Ally Empowerment Day with Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R–Lawton) on Thursday, April 26, 2018, in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The day of advocacy and empowerment… Read More
LANSING, Mich., April 17, 2018 — Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) has issued the following statement in response to Gov. Snyder’s school safety proposal. The governor’s plan comes after Michigan had 83 school violence threats in just 30 days — the third-highest in… Read More
LANSING, Mich., April 11, 2018 — Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) issued the following statement on his amendment requiring public universities to provide a written report of all Title IX complaints relating to cases of sexual misconduct to university presidents and board members:… Read More
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