January 27, 2015

Progressive Women’s Caucus Names its 2015-16 Leadership

Rep. Winnie Brinks to lead the caucus; additional officers named

LANSING – State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women’s Caucus, a group of Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal...

January 20, 2015

Rep. Brinks Responds to Snyder’s State of the State Address

Lawmaker calls for economic reforms benefiting working families

LANSING – State Representative Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), in response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State Address tonight, said that the Legislature needs to focus on making Michigan’s...

January 16, 2015

Brinks Named Dem Vice Chair of Workforce and Talent Development Committee

Brinks to also serve on Education, Health Policy, Tourism committees

GRAND RAPIDS – State Representatives Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) was appointed the Democratic vice chairwoman of the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee today. She was also placed on the...

January 14, 2015

Rep. Winnie Brinks, Rep. Brandon Dillon Sworn In at State House

Grand Rapids representatives to continue serving city’s families

LANSING – State Representatives Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) and Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) were sworn into office at the state Capitol today. Brinks will be serving her second term representing...

January 7, 2015

Greimel Announces Leadership Positions

Representatives will help guide the Democratic Caucus in 2015-2016

LANSING – House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) announced today who will fill a number of leadership positions for the 2015-2016 legislative session. “This outstanding Democratic Leadership team will...

December 16, 2014

Rep. Winnie Brinks, Rep. Brandon Dillon Take Oath of Office

Grand Rapids representatives prepare to serve in Michigan State House

GRAND RAPIDS – State Representatives Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) and Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) both took an oath of office on Monday, Dec. 15 in preparation for the upcoming Michigan...

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...

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