News From Rep. Liberati

Thursday, February 15, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park)  introduced House Bill 5587 today prohibiting employers from paying an employee with a disability less than the minimum wage. Current state law allow employers to pay a subminimum wage to employees with disabilities. Liberati’s bill would still allow a temporary training wage for learners and apprentices, but not a lesser wage simply because a worker has a physical or mental disability.

“As a small business owner who...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) joined House Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and other members of the House and Senate Democrats for a press conference today to announce a TeA+chers for Michigan education plan — a 21st-century overhaul of the state’s K-12 schools — designed to prepare the best, attract the brightest and retain the finest Michigan educators.

“If we want our children to be prepared...

Monday, January 22, 2018

DETROIT — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) sent a letter today to Rebecca Adducci, Detroit director of field operations for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, asking her to issue a stay of the removal order for Ded Rranxburgaj, an Albanian immigrant living in Southgate. Rranxburgaj has sought refuge in a Detroit church to avoid deportation.

“It was only a week ago that a Metro Detroit family was torn apart after a...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Patrick Green (D-Warren), Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Diana Farrington (R-Utica) and Klint Kesto (R-  Commerce Township) introduced a bipartisan package of bills today to better protect Michigan senior citizens from physical, financial and psychological harm. The package also includes bills to ensure seniors are protected while living in an assisted living facility or nursing home.

“We’ve all heard accounts of seniors losing their life savings or home...

Friday, April 14, 2017

TAYLOR — State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) hosted a town hall-style event Wednesday night to give residents a chance to address their legislators directly about issues that are important to them. The event took place at the Wayne County Community College District Taylor Campus. State Reps. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) and Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) were on hand to take questions, and Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) gave a legislative...

From left, state Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) and Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) listen during the “This Is Your House” town hall event on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Wayne County Community College District Taylor Campus.