Updates on the latest state and federal issues and information about how you can be involved in our grassroots efforts

The MPTA Legislative Committee works with the MPTA Lobbyist Firm, Muchmore, Harrington, and Smalley (login required) and the MPTA Board of Directors. This committee is a resource for MPTA members to get answers to specific questions regarding legislation in Michigan. Advocacy and Legislation at a National level is handled by APTA. Contact the MPTA office with your question at [email protected]

If you have questions about any of the legislative issues please contact the MPTA office with your question at [email protected]

If you would like to become more involved in legislative issues please see Action Steps for PT.

The support and participation of all MPTA members is much appreciated as we continue this investment in our future. If you have any suggestions, questions, answers or want to get more involved in any other way, please contact the MPTA office.

Legislative News:

MPTA Endorsements for the 2018 Election

posted: October 02, 2018

MPTA Endorsements for the 2018 Election - If you are a constituent - Please thank them.   

Better yet, VOTE for them in 2018.

Julie  M. Rogers, PT Incumbent – 5th District  K’zoo  County Commissioner
Sen Jim Ananich D-27 (Flint) Incumbent
Rep Tommy Brann R-77 (Wyoming) Incumbent
Rep Winne Brinks D-76 (Grand Rapids) now running for Senate District 29
Rep Scott Dianda D-110 (Calumet) now running for Senate District 38
Sen Marty Knollenberg R-13 (Troy) Incumbent
Rep Donna Lasinski D-52 (Ann Arbor) Incumbent
Sen Margaret O’Brien  R-20  (Portage) Incumbent
Rep Kristy Pagan D-21 (Canton) Incumbent 
Sen Rebekah Warren  D-18 (Ann Arbor) now running for House District 55
Rep Jeff Yaroch R-33 (Richmond) Incumbent
Sen Dale Zorn R-17 (Ida) Incumbent


Legislators not running in 2018 -

MPTA sincerly thanks the following for supporting physical therapy:

Sen Darwin Booher  R-35 (Evart)
Rep Pam Faris  D-48 (Clio)
Sen Vincent Gregory  D-11 (Lathrup Village)
Rep Adam Zemke D-55 (Ann Arbor)



Disability Parking Placard - Understanding the requirements and what you need to do

posted: September 26, 2018

MPTA has created a resource document to help physical therapists who choose to approve the need for disability parking placards as allowed by Public Act 62 of 2018.

Click here to view the document.  

Important Legislative Resources

Federal Advocacy

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