Bill would rename a section of M-52 ‘Deputy Grant Whitaker Memorial Highway’ LANSING, Mich. — Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) has introduced a bill to rename a portion of State Highway M-52 in memory of Ingham County Deputy Sheriff Grant William Whitaker, who… Read More
Trade agreement has failed Michigan workers, businesses LANSING, Mich. — Rep. Henry Yanez (D–Sterling Heights) and Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) have introduced resolutions that urge President Donald Trump to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with stronger provisions on jobs and… Read More
Bills would require suicide prevention education for teachers and age-appropriate information for students LANSING, Mich. – State Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D-East Lansing) and State Representative Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) introduced bills today in both chambers of the Legislature to require that teachers are… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) has introduced a package of bills that will protect the millions of Michiganders who participate in fantasy sports games. These bills will clarify the legality of fantasy sports in Michigan and institute consumer protections to… Read More
Legislators target restrictive abortion laws LANSING —Several Democratic members of the House and Senate in conjunction with the Progressive Women’s Caucus today introduced a package of bills that would reinstate and protect a woman’s right to reproductive health care. The legislation — sponsored by… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) introduced a resolution to amend the state constitution and halt pay raises for elected officials until an election for that office has been held. Currently, lawmakers and elected officials could approve a pay raise… Read More
Bill would prohibit petition circulators from misrepresenting contents LANSING — House Democratic Whip Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) introduced legislation today that would amend Michigan Election Law to prohibit a petition circulator from lying or misrepresenting the contents… Read More
“Wyatt’s Law” would give parents access to critical information LANSING — State Reps. Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores), Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw), and Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township), alongside State Sens. Curtis Hertel (D-East Lansing), Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge), and Tonya Schuitmaker… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D–Taylor) and Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), along with Senators Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) and Bert Johnson (D–Highland Park), introduced a five-bill legislative package, SB 229-233, that would improve and expand child care programs,… Read More
Lowering lead action levels remains at top of agenda LANSING, Mich. — Today, on the 1,000th day since Flint residents started to receive untreated water, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) along with Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) have proposed… Read More
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