Sen. Hertel, Reps. Lightner and Witwer to lead Capitol Caucus

// on Mon, Feb 11 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — The Capitol Caucus has selected Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D–East Lansing) as Chair, and Reps. Angela Witwer (D–Delta Twp.) and Sarah Lightner (R–Springport) as Vice Chairs for its 2019-2020 leadership positions. “Mid-Michigan is a unique region, with diverse businesses, a major university, a strong agricultural industry, home of… Read More


Sen. Hertel Introduces Tax Credit Bills to Help Reduce Child Care Costs, Student Loan Debt

// on Tue, Feb 5 2019 / Article

Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) introduced his first bills of the new legislative session. Senate Bills 85 and 86 would provide tax credits for families and incentivize our young people to stay here in Michigan after they graduate from college, respectively. https://www.fox47news.com/news/local-news/sen-hertel-introduces-tax-credit-bills-to-help-reduce-child-care-costs-student-loan-debt… Read More


Sen. Hertel Introduces Tax Credit Bills to Help Reduce Child Care Costs, Student Loan Debt

// on Tue, Feb 5 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) introduced his first bills of the new legislative session. Senate Bills 85 and 86 would provide tax credits for families and incentivize our young people to stay here in Michigan after they graduate from college, respectively. “Education… Read More


Senator Hertel Honored by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

// on Wed, Jan 23 2019 / Article

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. https://www.fox47news.com/news/local-news/senator-hertel-honored-by-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-commission… Read More


Senator Hertel Honored by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

// on Tue, Jan 22 2019 / Press release

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


Sen. Hertel, Jr. on the Resignation of John Engler from MSU

// on Wed, Jan 16 2019 / Press release

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. Hertel, Jr. sets clear agenda for Senate Democrats

// on Thu, Jan 10 2019 / Article

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


Sen. Hertel, Jr. sets clear agenda for Senate Democrats

// on Wed, Jan 9 2019 / Press release

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


'Wyatt's Law' passes state Senate

// on Wed, Dec 19 2018 / Article

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


Hertel Nominated as Appropriations Vice-Chair

// on Thu, Nov 8 2018 / Press release

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

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