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September 25, 2014

Brinks Resolution Declares October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Designation highlights the fight against a leading cause of women’s death

Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), who has introduced several proposals to combat breast cancer and promote early detection of the disease, has introduced House Resolution 411, naming October Breast Cancer...

September 16, 2014

Rep. Brinks Introduces Teacher Tax Credit Proposal

Bill creates tax credit for teachers buying school supplies out-of-pocket

LANSING – Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has introduced a House Bill 5817, which would create a tax credit for teachers who pay out-of-pocket for classroom supplies. The credit would...

August 5, 2014

Grand Rapids Road Project Awarded, Underscores Need for Road Fixes

Plainfield Avenue project wins quality of life award from national group

GRAND RAPIDS – The Plainfield Avenue reconstruction project in Grand Rapids has been named a regional winner in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2014 America’s...

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...

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