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A phone call, email, or letter to your legislator can work wonders.

Mid-Michigan’s State Legislators, 

Here is a list of our local legislators or see “Find Your Legislators” below to find the elected officials for your address.


State Senate


23rd District

Senator Curtis Hertel Jr.
PO Box 30036, Lansing, MI 48909


24th District

Senator Tom Barrett
PO Box 30036, Lansing, MI 48909



Michigan House of Representatives


Mail for all State Representatives goes to:
PO Box 30014, Lansing MI 48909


65th District

Representative Sarah Lightner



67th District

Representative Kara Hope


68th District

Representative Sarah Anthony


69th District

Representative Julie Brixie



71st District

Representative Angela Witwer



87th District

Representative Julie Calley



93rd District

Representative Graham Filler


Find Your Legislators:

Find your State Senator

Find your State Representative

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

Michigan State Senate

Michigan House of Representatives

Safe and Just Michigan (formerly Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending)

Safe and Just Michigan works on many issues related to reducing incarceration, including advocating for improved mental health services, and improving re-entry of formerly incarcerated people


Problem Solving Courts

Mental Health Courts, Veteran Courts, and Sobriety Courts have been studied as a way of diverting people from jail. The Michigan Supreme Court released an evaluation of these courts for FY 2017-18:

Michigan’s Problem Solving Courts: Solving Problems, Saving Lives


Advocacy Info from The Mental Health Association in Michigan

The Mental Health Association in Michigan follows national and Michigan issues on their 

News and Public Policy page.

Michigan Citizens for Prison Reform

This group advocates for humane treatment of all prisoners, including those with mental illness. Visit their website.

NAMI National follows national mental health issues

Visit the NAMI Public Policy page for current information.

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