5th District News & Updates

// on Thu, Oct 6 2022 / Email

Dear Friends, Fall is here in Michigan! I hope you all get a chance to get outside and enjoy all the seasonal fun our state has to offer this time of year. As always, it’s an honor serving… Read More


5th District News & Updates

// on Thu, Sep 1 2022 / Email

Dear Friends, For all those starting or going back to school this week, I wish you a year of learning, friendship, and growth. I look forward to seeing you succeed and strengthen our community. Featured in this newsletter:… Read More


CONSUMER ALERT | Payment App Scams

// on Mon, Aug 8 2022 / Email

Dear Friends, On Friday, Attorney General Dana Nessel sent out a consumer alert regarding an uptick in scams involving payment apps (P2P Apps) such as Zelle, Venmo, Cash App, and PayPal. Many people use these payment apps to… Read More


5th Senate District News & Updates

// on Thu, Aug 4 2022 / Email

Dear Friends, I hope you have been enjoying the beautiful summer weather Michigan has been experiencing. As we continue to enjoy all the fun our state has to offer, please remember to stay safe and be mindful of… Read More


Sen. Alexander on Death of Detroit Police Officer Loren Courts

// on Fri, Jul 8 2022 / Press Statement

DETROIT (July 8, 2022) — Sen. Betty Jean Alexander (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement regarding the death of Detroit police officer Loren Courts, who was tragically killed Wednesday night while responding to a call about a man firing shots from an assault rifle… Read More


5th Senate District News & Updates

// on Thu, Jul 7 2022 / Email

Dear Friends, I hope you enjoyed the 4th of July weekend with friends and family. Featured in this newsletter: Senate passes 2023 Budget New AG consumer alert Children ages 6 months through 4 years now eligible for COVID-19… Read More


Sen. Alexander Secures Strong Funding for Wayne County

// on Wed, Jul 6 2022 / Press Statement

LANSING, Mich. (July 6, 2022) — Sen. Betty Jean Alexander (D-Detroit) issued the following statement after the passage of the $76.7 billion Fiscal Year 2023 budget, set to start on Oct. 1:“This historic budget reflects the needs of all our communities, not only in Detroit and Southeast… Read More


Sen. Alexander on US Supreme Court Decision Regarding Abortion Rights

// on Fri, Jun 24 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 24, 2022) — Today, Sen. Betty Jean Alexander (D-Detroit) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s issued opinion ofDobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:“This is a terrible day for women everywhere, not only because of what this decision means for our ability… Read More


5th Senate District News & Updates

// on Thu, Jun 2 2022 / Email

Dear Friends, I hope you all enjoyed the long holiday weekend and were able to get outside to enjoy the sunny weather.  Featured in this newsletter: Pride Month  Tips on staying safe in the… Read More


Governor Whitmer Signs Bills Fighting Opioid Crisis

// on Thu, May 19 2022 / Press release

$800 million dollars to be invested in treatment, prevention, mental health, other abatement efforts  LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a package of legislation investing $800 million dollars in treatment, prevention, mental health in response to the Opioid Crisis. Together, Senate Bills 993, 994, and 995 manage the disbursement of settlement funds… Read More

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