Crowd “overjoyed” downtown as MCC Culinary Arts Institute opens

// on Mon, Jun 10 2019 / Article

An overjoyed mix of dignitaries–local, state, and federal–and a packed, shoulder-to-shoulder crowd–celebrated the public revealing of the state-of-the-art Mott Community College Culinary Arts Institute at 550 S. Saginaw St. Friday in downtown Flint. [Mott Community College President Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea] said a recent economic impact… Read More


Senate bills to expand adoption rights to LGBT families

// on Wed, Apr 17 2019 / Article

Four state senators introduced a bill to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. The proposed bills would prevent adoption agencies from discriminating based on sexual orientation. It expands on Attorney General Dana Nessel’s recent court settlement to ban state-contracted agencies from barring… Read More


To The Point: Ananich on legislative cooperation

// on Mon, Feb 11 2019 / Article

Almost all of the leadership in Lansing is new this session. The exception is Sen. Jim Ananich of Flint, who leads the Demorats in the Senate. He talked with “To The Point:” about what cooperation may look like this year in the state Legislature:… Read More


Michigan’s 100th legislature opened its two-year session

// on Thu, Jan 10 2019 / Article

Despite the gridlock in Washington, Senator Jim Ananich says both parties in Michigan want to work together to create change. https://www.wnem.com/news/michigan-s-th-legislature-opened-its-two-year-session/article_2ca7cab2-145a-11e9-bb0d-87439a2a326c.html… Read More


To The Point: Ananich on 'lame duck' session

// on Wed, Dec 19 2018 / Article

 Both sides of the aisle in the Michigan legislature are maintaining their focus during the remainder of the lame duck session. State Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich says he’s optimistic for the session and the new year.  https://www.woodtv.com/news/to-the-point/to-the-point-ananich-on-lame-duck-session/1616152220… Read More


A Power Grab? Politics as Usual? Michigan’s Governor Will Decide

// on Tue, Dec 18 2018 / Article

“These guys have never not been in power. They’ve had all three branches of government the whole time they’ve been here,” said James Ananich, a Democratic senator from Flint who is the chamber’s minority leader. “They can’t grasp that the things they’ve been doing, most… Read More

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