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Rep. Lynn Afendoulis today supported a plan aimed at preserving local control and parental involvement in decision-making while helping Michigan students get back to school safely.
“There’s absolutely nothing more important than the safety of our children – and this plan acknowledges what’s safe in one community might not be safe in another during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township. “That’s why I advocated for local control since the early days of this outbreak. This plan empowers local districts to work with local health departments, medical professionals, and others to create standards based on their local data – and do what’s best for their communities.”
State Rep. Pamela Afendoulis, chair of the House Education Committee, today announced the governor has signed the Legislature’s bipartisan agreement to get K-12 students safely back to school this fall. The plan, originally introduced by Afendoulis in June, will allow school districts to determine the best course of action for their students, be it online, […]
Lyons: Legislation sends message to offenders that Michigan will not tolerate domestic violence and sexual assault The governor today signed legislation to help protect victims or potential victims of domestic violence by establishing clear and sensible child custody standards. House Bill 4481, introduced by Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons, allows a victim of sexual assault that […]
State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township has scheduled a local office hour to meet with residents of the 73rd District. “I love meeting with residents from West Michigan,” Rep. Afendoulis said. “I invite all to attend to discuss my legislative priorities for 2020.” The office hour will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 […]
Juveniles should not be made victims twice The House Committee on Criminal Justice today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Gary Howell to offer a second chance to people who were forced into human trafficking crimes while they were juveniles. Rep. Howell, R-North Branch, is the author of House Bill 5543, which he says […]