Testimony

June 11, 2015: Opposing HB 4052 prohibitng local governments from passing a paid sick leave ordinance 
June 2, 2015:
Opposing HB 4609, eliminating the Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit
May 12, 2015:
Opposing HB 4052, prohibiting local governments from passing a paid sick leave ordinance
May 5, 2015:
Opposing HB 4041, terminating cash assistance to families, if a child ages 6-15 is considered truant from school, and terminating cash assistance for the child alone if that child is over age 16
April 22, 2015:
Opposing House Bills 4188, 4189 and 4190, allowing faith-based agencies to reject potential adoptive and foster placements based on religious grounds
April 15, 2015:
Letter urging increase for adult education | Senate appropriations | House appropriations
March 18, 2015:
Supporting Gov. Snyder’s proposals to improve child care | House | Senate
March 12, 2015:
Governor’s proposed DHS budget (House and Senate)
March 11, 2015:
 Opposing HB 4041 terminating cash assistance to families, if a child ages 6-15 is considered truant from school, and terminating cash assistance for the child alone if that child is over age 16
March 11, 2015:
Requesting boost to adult education funding
March 3, 2015:
Governor’s proposed DCH budget (Senate)
March 2, 2015:
Governor’s proposed DCH budget (House)
Feb. 26, 2015:
 Governor’s proposed Community Colleges funding

2014
Dec. 11, 2014:
Letter urging governor’s veto on drug-testing legislation
Sept. 10, 2014:
Drug testing SB 275
Sept. 4, 2014:
Letter: U.S. Sens. Levin and Stabenow are urged to support the Marketplace and Internet Fairness Act
May 21, 2014: Senate Bill 934 (minimum wage)
March 12, 2014: State need-based financial aid grants
March 4, 2014:
Early childhood education funding
March 4, 2014:
Governor’s budget cuts funding for the DHS by 6.6%
Feb. 27, 2014: Governor’s proposed DCH budget for upcoming fiscal year
Feb. 26, 2014: K-12 School Aid &Education
Feb. 19, 2014: Budget cuts funding for DHS
Feb. 12, 2014: Income tax rollback
Jan. 29, 2014:
Senate Bill 402

2013
Nov. 5, 2013:
Senate Joint Resolution V
Nov. 5, 2013: House Education Committee on HB 5111
July 30, 2013:
Senate Substitute for HB 4714
May 23, 2013: 
HB 4714 proposal for Medicaid expansion (mailed after cancellation of May 23 committee meeting)
May 3, 2013:
Michigan Partners -  Letter to Senator Stabenow
March 13, 2013:
League opposes HB 4118 which proposes to implement a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of FIP
March 13, 2013: K-12 School-Aid and Education
March 13, 2013:
Governor’s Budget Cuts Funding for DHS
March 7, 2013: Higher Education – Financial Aid Grants
March 5, 2013:
School Aid
Feb. 21, 2013:
DCH Budget – Community Health
Feb. 20, 2013: DCH Budget House – Community Health

2012
Dec. 11, 2012:SB1386 - Family Independence Program Eligibility Requirements
Dec. 5, 2012:
Personal Property Tax
Dec. 4, 2012:
SB1386 – Family Independence Program Eligibility Requirements
June 12, 2012: League opposes H. B. 5729 which reduces the income tax rate to 3.9% by 2018
June 6, 2012: Suspicion-Based Drug Testing for Public Assistance Recipients
June 6, 2012: Misconceptions about FIP recipients in Michigan
May 29, 2012: Reduction of LIHEAP Funding Case No. U-16978
May 8, 2012: Families, Children and Seniors House Standing Committee
April 25, 2012: Business Tax Revenue
April 10, 2012: Letter to Department of Community Health
March 29, 2012: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Community Health
March 28, 2012: Michigan League for Human Services Opposes S. B. 351
March 27, 2012: Higher Education
March 27, 2012: Community Colleges