News From Rep. Kosowski

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) and Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) are pleased to spread the word about a new medical center serving their communities. The Wayne Health Center, located at the corner of Van Born and Venoy roads, will serve residents of Inkster, Romulus, Wayne and Westland.

“I’m thrilled that western Wayne County residents will have more options when it comes to primary health care services,” Geiss said. “Our county...

Thursday, March 17, 2016

LANSING — Yesterday, House Democratic Whip and state Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) was appointed to the Michigan Commission on Uniform State Laws (MCUSL) by Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter (R-Mount Pleasant). 

The MCUSL is the Michigan delegation to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.  The delegation meets with commissioners from other states to try and bring uniformity to state law where wide variations between states could complicate the resolution of interstate...

Friday, February 5, 2016

LANSING — This week, state Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) introduced legislation that would exempt students purchasing college textbooks from paying taxes. "Statistics show that the average student who graduated in 2015 will have a student-loan debt amount of a little more than $35,000," Kosowski said. "While my legislation isn't necessarily the answer to this student debt issue, it is a way for students to find a little reprieve while purchasing required textbooks."

House Bill 5309...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

LANSING – Yesterday, state Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) saw his legislation pass the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously and make it one step further in the legislative process. House Bill 4478 would add companion animals to personal protection orders.

“Often, in domestic violence situations, the perpetrator of the abuse will use a family pet as a way to control their human victims,” Kosowski said. “In essence, my legislation would add a check box so that a...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

LANSING — Last week, state Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) introduced legislation that would require public agencies to use a Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) process when contracting for architectural, engineering, or land surveying services. QBS is a competitive contract procurement process in which consulting firms submit qualifications to a public owner, who in turn evaluates and selects the firm that is the most qualified for the project. Kosowski is leading the nine-bill bipartisan package, which would bring Michigan...

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