Tate sworn in as representative for 2nd House District:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
State Rep. Joe Tate takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack at the swearing-in ceremony for the official opening of the 100th Legislature of the Michigan House of Representatives on Jan. 9, 2019. Pictured with Rep. Tate are his mother and her husband, Debra and Tim Lawrence; his brother, Coleman Tate; his sister, Carmen Graves; his brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Maritza Cooper; and his niece, Gabby Graves.

LANSING — State Rep. Joe Tate (D-Detroit) was sworn in officially today as representative for the 2nd House District for the 2019-2020 legislative session. The swearing-in ceremony marked the formal opening of Michigan’s 100th Legislature. In response, Rep. Tate issued the following statement:

“It is my distinct honor and privilege to serve our community, and I look forward to speaking on behalf of the people of Detroit, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe, and Grosse Pointe Farms while in Lansing. As a proud product of our public school institutions, I understand the vast social and economic opportunities that await our kids when they have access to a quality education. That is why a priority of mine will be to ensure our public schools have the resources they need to set up our students for their future achievements.”