News From Rep. Camilleri

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LANSING — Resolutions introduced by state Reps. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park), Terry J. Sabo (D-Muskegon) and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) call on Congress to continue full funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the National Sea Grant Program. President Donald Trump has recommended cutting all funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The resolutions are being introduced on World Water Day.

“Michigan, more than any other state, understands the importance of protecting clean water....

From left, Reps. Darrin Camilleri, Terri J. Sabo and Robert Wittenberg on the House floor on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Thursday, March 2, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) introduced an amendment to the Michigan Constitution on Thursday morning that would ensure students’ fundamental right to read in the state of Michigan. Camilleri made the announcement at a press conference kicking off March is Reading Month.

“The ability to read is a critical skill that forms the foundation of nearly every aspect of our lives,” Camilleri, a former high school social studies teacher, said during the...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

“Responsible tax relief for working families must be a top priority for legislators in Lansing. There was nothing responsible about this bill, which would have given an enormous tax cut to millionaires and billionaires that would have been funded by dramatic cuts to townships and cities across our state. That’s why I offered an amendment to House Bill 4001 that would have ensured tax relief for the working men and women who need it most...

Rep. Camilleri offers an amendment to House Bill 4001
Rep. Camilleri offers an amendment to House Bill 4001
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) hosted a community meeting on Monday to discuss how drinking water is treated and delivered, and to hear a report from the Great Lakes Water Authority about last month’s water quality issues. About 50 people attended the meeting, including local elected officials from Downriver communities. State Reps. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) were Camilleri’s guests for the event.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township) introduced legislation today that would repeal the tax on seniors’ retirement that went into effect in 2012. House Bill 4132 will help seniors living on a fixed income afford a secure retirement, instead of having to choose between buying groceries and paying for medication. The bill was sent to the House Tax Policy Committee.

“Michiganders who played by the rules and planned for their retirement had the...