State Representatives from Genesee County today took part in White Shirt Day, wearing white to mark the end of the famous Flint Sit-Down Strike in 1937 and the 84th Anniversary of the first United Auto Workers contract with General Motors. The House also adopted House Resolution 31 officially declaring Feb. 11 as White Shirt Day in the state of Michigan. From left, State Reps. John Cherry, Tim Sneller, Mike Mueller, Cynthia Neeley and David Martin show off their attire during House session.
Rep. Mueller, a retired deputy sheriff in both Washtenaw and Livingston counties, speaks at a Capitol press conference Thursday on a plan to support local law enforcement and improve public safety. Rep. Mueller says access to mental health services for police, corrections workers and other first responders is key.