News From Rep. Cambensy

Thursday, February 8, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018-19 today, which included the announcement that state workers will take over prison food services when the current food services contract with Trinity Services Group ends in July. In response, state Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) issued the following statement:

“I am very pleased to hear that we will be going back to state workers providing food services in our state prisons. Since 2013,...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

LANSING — This week, The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced that it would close one prison this year on the west side of the state, meaning that the Newberry Correctional Facility in Newberry will remain open. In response, state Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) issued the following statement:

 “I am relieved to know that Newberry Correctional Facility in Luce County will remain open. While the Department of Corrections, our judicial system and our legislators continue...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

LANSING — Today, House and Senate Democrats introduced the Teachers for Michigan bill package designed to prepare, attract and retain top teaching talent for Michigan. In response, state Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) issued the following response:

“Michigan needs great teachers because every child deserves the best possible education so they can succeed in whatever path they choose in life. Teachers do one of the most important jobs a person can do and, unfortunately, too many...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

LANSING — Today, the Michigan House of Representatives voted on House Resolution 234 calling for the resignation of Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon. In response, Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) issued the following statement:

“While Larry Nassar should be held to the highest accountability and prosecuted to the highest extent of the law for his actions, it is the trustees of the University who are elected to hold the President accountable, to whom I...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder gave his final State of the State address tonight. In response, state Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) issued the following response:

“We need to keep working on creating good jobs for Michigan residents, and I invite the governor to join me in embracing Cleveland Cliffs as one of the most important industry leaders and employers in the economy of the Upper Peninsula’s 109th District. As the company works to rebuild, I want...

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