News From Rep. Kosowski

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) began his third and final term yesterday as representative for the 16th House District. Kosowski was sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack.

“It has truly been an honor to represent the residents of Wayne and Westland,” Kosowski said. “I am humbled that my constituents put their faith in me once again and allowed me to be their voice in Lansing for another term. Last session, I fought...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland), along with special guest Wayne County Commissioner Glenn Anderson, invite residents of the 16th House District to join them for monthly coffee hours this Monday, Jan. 9, starting at 9 a.m. Coffee hours will be held on the second Monday of every month at Mr. Mike’s Grill, located at 6047 N. Wayne Road in Westland.

“I am looking forward to the beginning of a new legislative session and...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

For the third year in a row, House Democratic Whip and state Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) will be partnering with Westland Mayor William Wild and a local nonprofit to help veterans on Thanksgiving. 

Kosowski will team up with Wild and Vic Barra, president of the nonprofit, to provide frozen turkeys along with an entire Thanksgiving dinner to any veteran. Veterans who reside in the cities of Wayne or Westland are encouraged to call the office of Kosowski...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

LANSING — Yesterday, House Democratic Whip and State Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) saw his legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

House Bill 4022 creates the Foster Child Identification Theft Protection Act and will require caseworkers to request an annual report to monitor credit-related activity for each foster child assigned to them.

More than 17 million people were victims of identity theft in 2014. Foster care youth are particularly prone to these crimes due to their...

Thursday, June 2, 2016

LANSING – This week, House Democratic Whip and State Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) introduced legislation aimed at increasing funding to counties and local municipalities through the statutory state shared revenue formula. 

“Over the past 12 fiscal years, cuts to statutory revenue sharing have left cities and counties with a $6.2 billion revenue sharing reduction,” Kosowski said.  “This has to stop.  When this formula is underfunded, Michigan’s entire economy and its residents end up suffering:  there...