The group cited Kowall's work in moving responsible environmental legislation, combined with her demands to cut costs and remain accountable to the people of Michigan, as the reason why she was chosen for the award.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
Rep. Eileen Kowall (R-White Lake) praises Gov. Rick Snyder, says more reform needed.
State Rep. Eileen Kowall (R-White Lake) made the following statement after Gov. Rick Snyder's third State of the State address: "There has been quite a turnaround in our state over the past two years. Tonight, the governor stressed that although things have improved, we still need to find ways to help make our economy healthy so that Michigan can be a better place to live and work. I remain committed to creating an effective, accountable and transparent government, while looking for long-term solutions to our problems. "Thanks to our reform efforts, our state has already become more competitive. While things are looking up, there are many more challenges to address and I am prepared to look at all possible solutions and opinions to help …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Both White Lake-Highland area legislators supported bills that make theft of retail merchandise with the intent or purpose of reselling the products a felony.
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation establishing the Organized Retail Crime Act to protect consumers by cracking down on the increasing prevalence of retail fraud. Both State Rep. Eileen Kowall and Sen. Mike Kowall, who represent White Lake and Highland, voted in favor of House Bills 5843 and 5902, sponsored by state Dist. 51 State Rep. Joe Graves (R-Argentine Township), which would make it a felony punishable by up to five years' imprisonment if a person is found guilty of knowingly committing organized retail crime. This includes the theft of retail merchandise with the intent or purpose of reselling, distributing, or transferring the stolen retail merchandise to another retail merchant or to any other person personally, through the …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Rep. Eileen Kowall and Sen. Mike Kowall did not miss one of their respective legislative votes in 2012, according to a nonpartisan vote-tracking website.
State Rep. Eileen Kowall (R-White Lake) and Sen. Mike Kowall (R-White Lake) can add perfect attendance to their 2012 accomplishments — or, at least, a perfect voting record. The nonpartisan vote-tracking website michiganvotes.org — which compiles the voting histories of lawmakers in the Michigan House and Senate — noted that Eileen Kowall did not miss one of the House's 904 votes in 2012; and Mike Kowall voted in all of the Senate's 1082 votes. Eileen Kowall represents Michigan’s 44th District, which includes White Lake and Highland. State representatives are elected for two-year terms and are limited to three terms. Mike Kowall represents Michigan's 15th District, which includes both White Lake and Highland. State senators are elected for…
Friday, September 21, 2012
Tired of the political robo-calls during election season? Local State Rep. Eileen Kowall (R-White Lake) has introduced a bill that will allow residents to opt out of receiving those calls.
(Source: Rep. Eileen Kowall's Office) This week, state Rep. Eileen Kowall introduced legislation to create a political do-not-call list that residents could sign up for. House Bill 5882 would create a do-not-call list that would be published quarterly, prohibiting political solicitors from utilizing automated messages to call someone on the list to promote a campaign, candidate or political issue. "Michigan voters should have a right to opt out of political robocalls if they are not interested in them, and my legislation would give them that option," said Kowall, R-White Lake Township. "Bombarding people with phone calls they do not want to receive only makes them less likely to vote, which is not helpful to our democratic process." The …