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
LANSING, Mich. — Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) introduced his first bills of the new legislative session. Senate Bills 59 and 60 would provide a tax credit for families and incentivize our young people to stay here in Michigan after they graduate from… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) and State Representative Winnie Brinks (D–Grand Rapids) have introduced legislation that would amend Public Act 515 of 2014 to include breast cancer as an eligible condition under the First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund. Read More
LANSING — Today Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) and Rep. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) introduced legislation that would create an Individualized Education Program (IEP) ombudsman within the Michigan Department of Education. “Parents shouldn’t have to fight tooth and nail when it comes to the… Read More
LANSING — Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s passage of legislation today creating a regulatory framework for medical marijuana: “I was proud to support medical marijuana legislation that will give local government more control over… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 1027, introduced by Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing), which would ban registered sex offenders from working in organizations that directly serve survivors of sexual assault. The committee voted 4-0 in… Read More
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