July 11, 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina Refugees Recognized in Rep. Brinks Resolution

Thousands of Bosniaks found refuge in Michigan after 1990s war

GRAND RAPIDS – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has introduced House Resolution 391 marking July 11 as Srebrenica Remembrance Day and July 11-17 as Bosnia and Herzegovina Tribute Week...

July 9, 2014

Rep. Brinks: Coffee Hour Location *Changed* After Tornado Damage

Representative pledges to support business during reconstruction effort

GRAND RAPIDS – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has changed the location of her upcoming coffee hour to be held on Friday, July 11 from 1:30-3 p.m. The NEW...

July 3, 2014

Reps. Brinks, Dillon Help Bring Road Repairs to Grand Rapids

Emergency fixes are helpful, but state lacks a road funding plan

GRAND RAPIDS - A supplemental budget bill supported by state Representatives Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) and Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) has resulted in emergency road repairs to some of Grand...

June 17, 2014

West Michigan House Dems: Let’s Go Back to Lansing and Fix Our Roads

Lawmakers tell House Republicans to finish their job before taking a vacation

LANSING – Three West Michigan House Democrats urged Republicans to cut their summer vacations short and return to the state Capitol to finish one of the state’s most pressing jobs...

May 8, 2014

Brinks Backs Bill Protecting Women Against Breast Cancer

Brinks testifies in favor of Senate bill mirroring bill she introduced last year

LANSING – State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) offered testimony today before the Senate Health Policy Committee to support Senate Bill 879, which would provide women with better information about...

May 1, 2014

Brinks Sponsors Bill in Michigan Insurance Industry Reform Package

Legislation increases consumer protection, affordability and transparency

LANSING — Members of the House Democratic Caucus held a press conference today to announce a series of bills intended to improve insurance dealings between providers and policy holders in...

April 15, 2014

Brinks Named Legislator of the Year by National Organization for Women

Representative's work includes bills to combat breast cancer

LANSING — State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) is honored to receive one of two Legislator of the Year awards from the Michigan National Organization for Women. She shares the...

March 20, 2014

Rep. Brinks Decries Expansion of For-Profit Education in Michigan

‘Reform’ legislation empowers corporations to take over more schools

LANSING – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) expressed her outrage and dismay at the passage of House Bill 4369, which paves the way for more schools to be taken...

March 12, 2014

Rep. Brinks Votes to Protect Landline Phone Service

Legislation may hurt those who rely on traditional phone service

LANSING — State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) was disappointed by the passage of Senate Bill 636, which could put landline telephone service in jeopardy across Michigan. Seniors who use...

February 26, 2014

Bills Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse Get Committee Hearing

Bills sponsored by Reps. Brinks, Cochran now await a committee vote

LANSING — Bills sponsored by Reps. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) and Tom Cochran (D-Mason) that would help prevent financial abuse against seniors received a hearing during the House Financial Services...

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