<![CDATA[Rep. John Chirkuns' Site Feed]]> http://022.housedems.com <![CDATA[Rep. Chirkun Announces February Coffee Hour]]> http://022.housedems.com/news/article/rep-chirkun-announces-february-coffee-hour <p>LANSING - State Representative <strong>John Chirkun</strong> (D-Roseville) invites residents to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation at his upcoming coffee hour.</p> <p>Chirkun will host his February coffee hour on:</p> <ul> <li><strong><u>Monday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Biggby Coffee, 26740 Gratiot Ave. (south of I-696) in Roseville.</u></strong> </li> </ul> <p>Residents can also contact the representative at (517) 373-0854 or send an email to JohnChirkun@house.mi.gov with any questions or concerns. Chirkun also encourages residents to sign up for his newsletter by visiting his website at <a href="http://www.chirkun.housedems.com">www.chirkun.housedems.com</a>.</p> <![CDATA[Chirkun Announces Legislative Committee Assignments]]> http://022.housedems.com/news/article/chirkun-announces-legislative-committee-assignments <p>LANSING - State Representative <strong>John Chirkun</strong> (D-Roseville) announced his House committee assignments today for the 2015-16 legislative session. Chirkun will serve on the House Communications and Technology, Financial Liability Reform and Regulatory Reform Committees. Chirkun is serving his first term in the state House.</p> <p>&#8220;I am excited to get to work in these committees to study legislation and get bills ready for debate on the House floor,&#8221; said Chirkun. &#8220;My committees will address everything from new technologies to the way we communicate with each other, to pension and financial issues to the regulations governing many occupations as well as other aspects of our daily lives. I look forward to working with my House colleagues on sensible legislation that will improve life for Macomb County residents and people throughout Michigan.&#8221;</p> <p>The House Committee on Communications and Technology is a new committee for this session. The Financial and Liability Reform Committee covers policies that involve government finance such as pensions and bond matters. The Regulatory Reform Committee considers matters related to licensing for occupations, regulations for some athletic contests and liquor control regulations to name just a few.</p> <![CDATA[Rep. John Chirkun, House District 22]]> http://022.housedems.com/multimedia/videos/rep-john-chirkun-house-district-22 <p>Rep. John Chirkun is the new State Representative for Michigan&#8217;s House District 22.</p> <![CDATA[Macomb County Democratic Reps Take Oath to Begin 98th Legislative Session]]> http://022.housedems.com/news/article/macomb-county-democratic-reps-take-oath-to-begin-98th-legislative-session <p>LANSING – State RepresentativesHenry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights), John Chirkun (D-Roseville), Marilyn Lane (D-Fraser),Derek E. Miller (D-Warren) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) took the oath of office today as the Michigan House of Representatives officially opened its 98th legislative session.</p> <p>&#8220;I am honored that voters from House District 25 have sent me back to the state Capitol, and I look forward to getting to work on making Michigan better for our families, small businesses and communities,” said Yanez, who is starting his second term.&#8221;</p> <p>&#8220;It is an honor to serve the people of HD 22, and I will work with all my Democratic and House colleagues to pass legislation to benefit our children, families and communities,” said Chirkun.</p> <p>&#8220;It is a privilege to continue serving my communities in the Michigan House of Representatives,” said Lane. “Residents of Clinton Township, Fraser and Mount Clemens can rest assured that I will work tirelessly to carry their voices forward in Lansing by fighting for seniors, public education, economic development and improving our quality of life.&#8221;</p> <p>Chirkun and Miller are serving their first terms in the House. Lane and Roberts are returning for their third terms.</p> <p>&#8220;I look forward to working hard for the residents of HD 28 who have put their trust in me to represent them in Lansing, and I will strive for smart policies that protect our seniors, help our families and improve our communities,” said Miller.</p> <p>&#8220;I am proud to continue representing HD 18, and I’m ready to get to work with my colleagues on legislation that will give our children a world-class education, will help our small businesses and communities grow and prosper and will protect our environment for us and future generations,” said Roberts.</p> <![CDATA[Chirkun_Working at the Capital]]> http://022.housedems.com/multimedia/galleries/chirkun-working-at-the-capital