State Representative John Kivela Discusses Detroit Bailout Legislation
State Representative John Kivela (D-Marquette)
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says he is supporting legislation offered up in Lansing late last week that moves forward with efforts to financially assist the City of Detroit in their current bankruptcy.
Kivela joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to explain his position as to why he is backing the package of bills addresses the shortfalls in pensions and other matters that have resulted fron the city going into arrears.
The Marquette Democrat says that although on first glance, supporting a financial bailout of Detroit may not be popular here in his home district in the middle of the Upper Peninsula, he feels that Detroit getting back on track will increase confidence in business investment, tourism and commerce in the state of Michigan.
Kivela said he is continuing to work hard for his home district, but at times lawmakers also have serve the betterment of the state as a whole and he feels this is one of those instances.
LISTEN IN – 109th District State Representative John Kivela on supporting legislation aimed at assisting Detroit out of bankruptcy.
VISIT – Representative Kivela’s website.
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