State Rep. Jamie Thompson, of Brownstown, offered the following statement after deadly shootings at two different locations on the campus of Michigan State University:
“My heart absolutely breaks for the many young people and families impacted by this senseless violence. Students and educators should feel safe in a learning environment – and that was shattered last night at MSU. I commend our law enforcement and first responders from multiple areas who worked together diligently through the night to restore peace and bring this horrific situation to an end.
“It is important to provide the necessary resources to address significant mental health hurdles that continue to impact our country. Mental health is the root cause of these shootings, and it must be a priority. We must also work to uphold laws we already have to ensure dangerous people do not have the opportunity to commit violent acts in our communities.
“While we heal and grieve for these families, we also must act as elected officials. I will work tirelessly to bring real solutions.”
State Rep. Jamie Thompson, of Brownstown, today issued the following statement after plans to demolish the 112-year-old Reading Building in Flat Rock were finalized and the building’s demolition is imminent. Thompson represents Flat Rock in the Michigan House: “I am disappointed in this outcome. This building has had generations of people pass through its doors […]
State Rep. Jamie Thompson today voted in favor of a plan that provides a new way to sign up for the state’s organ donor registry and supply people with life-saving treatment. Currently, people may choose to be organ donors through their driver’s license or state ID card, a will, a formal donor card or verbally […]
State Rep. Jamie Thompson today expressed concerns with recently advanced budget plans – outlining wasteful spending and the removal of critical transparency measures for taxpayers and their families. “At a time when workers and families across Michigan are struggling with their own budgets, state government is spending over $80 billion and continuing to grow theirs,” […]
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