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Candidate Spotlight: McCready, Cox’s Leadership on Education and Talent Needed to Continue State’s Comeback

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee is endorsing state Rep. Mike McCready (R-Bloomfield Hills) in the race for Michigan Senate District 12 and state Rep. Laura Cox (R-Livonia) for Michigan Senate District 7.

Rep. Mike McCready

During his time in the Legislature, McCready fought for funding and investments in schools, increasing funding for schools in his district by an estimated $4.2 million. McCready has also promoted legislation aimed at increasing allowance within the state budget to expand skilled trades programs. McCready served on the House Commerce and Trade Committee, as well as the House committee to help Detroit through its bankruptcy.

Rep. Laura Cox

As chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee, Cox has provided a strong voice for Wayne County. Throughout her political career at the state and as a Wayne County commissioner, Cox strongly supported a competitive business environment in Michigan. Cox aims to keep taxes low while also removing excessive regulations that prohibit job growth. Cox is aligned with the Detroit Regional Chamber’s priority to improve education, supporting increased funding for every student as well as increased funding for career technical education and skilled trades.

View the complete list of Chamber PAC-endorsed candidates for the Nov. 6 election.