State Rep. Jason Sheppard tonight released the following statement after learning of the passing of Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon: “I am incredibly sorry to hear about the loss of Benny Napoleon tonight. Many of my colleagues knew him as a very successful sheriff and a strong partner with the Legislature on criminal justice reform. […]
State Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today paid tribute to a late Monroe Township firefighter during the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line of duty in the past year.
Rep. Jason Sheppard of Temperance today said that a safe, complete reopening of Michigan’s economy is necessary to preserve funding for schools and other essential public services over the long term.
The plan will allow school districts to work with local health experts and determine the best course of action for students, teachers and families in their communities. In-person attendance is not required at any grade level, but it’s strongly encouraged for grades K-5 when it can be done safely.
State Rep. Jason Sheppard today said the executive orders issued by the governor on Wednesday placing greater restrictions on Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula lack logic and are inconsistent with the COVID-19 data being reported. Sheppard, of Temperance, said the orders limit indoor gatherings to 10 people and shut down indoor bar service in […]
Rollout of state’s new insurance reforms a major milestone State Rep. Jason Sheppard said Michigan drivers will finally begin to see the benefits of the state’s car insurance reforms after the new law takes effect Wednesday. The new law guarantees lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging […]
Bipartisan plan to create statewide grade separation program approved by House Following decades of blocked rail crossings, a bipartisan effort between State Reps. Jason Sheppard (R-Temperance) and Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown), would solve some of Michigan’s most critical transportation issues by setting up a statewide fund to build grade separations at the most troublesome rail crossings […]
State Rep. Jason Sheppard today said the number of new coronavirus cases have been on a general downward trend since early April, despite an increase in the number of available tests – proving that it’s time to begin reopening more sectors of the economy in Monroe County. Sheppard, of Temperance, said statewide hospitalizations also have […]
The once invisible boundary between Michigan and Ohio will soon become as noticeable as a neon sign. The governor of Ohio – after seeking input from state legislators and business leaders about best practices that can be taken – announced a plan that will allow retail shops to reopen with safety measures beginning Tuesday, May […]
Lawsuit asks court to intervene, restore representative democracy State Rep. Jason Sheppard said the Legislature today continued its fight to ensure voices of people all throughout Michigan are considered as the state continues to respond to COVID-19 by seeking intervention from the Court of Claims. Sheppard, of Temperance, said the Legislature was forced to file […]
State Rep. Jason Sheppard today voted for a plan to restore the balance of powers between the branches of state government and end the broad, unchecked control given to the governor during the state of emergency. Sheppard, of Temperance, said he has heard from an overwhelming number of constituents who have expressed frustration with the […]
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