State Senator Jim Ananich| Voter Education Newsletter

// on Fri, Aug 7 2020 / Newsletter

This year, an incredibly important election will take place and I want you to have the information you need to be prepared.Despite the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, having an election is something we can all still count on. Thanks to changes in Michigan’s… Read More


Sen. Ananich votes to approve Bluebell Beach-Iron Belle connection

// on Thu, Jul 23 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after voting to designate fundsfrom the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to connect Bluebell Beach in Genesee Township with the Iron Belle Trail in Flint: “Bluebell Beach is a longtime favorite spot for… Read More


STATE SENATOR JIM ANANICH VOTER EDUCATION NEWSLETTER

// on Tue, Jul 14 2020 / Newsletter

MICHIGAN ELECTION GUIDE This year, an incredibly important election will take place and I want you to have the information you need to be prepared. Despite the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, having an election is something we can all still count on. Thanks… Read More


Sen. Ananich on new executive order requiring businesses to refuse entry to unmasked patrons

// on Fri, Jul 10 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order requiring businesses to refuse entry to people who will not wear face coverings: “So many Michigan businesses and their patrons have already been doing the right… Read More


Senate Democrats call for removal of Lewis Cass statue in National Statuary Hall

// on Tue, Jun 30 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. —Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) and the Michigan Senate Democratsannounced that they are calling for the removal of the statue of Lewis Cass from National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol. Each state is permitted to commission and submit two statues of prominent… Read More


Sen. Ananich on SCOTUS ruling to extend protections to LGBTQ workers

// on Mon, Jun 15 2020 / Press release

FLINT, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status: “People are often surprised to hear that – until today – employees… Read More


Sen. Ananich on Senate passage of bill to set new standards for police training

// on Thu, Jun 4 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after the Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 945, sponsored by Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), to require standards be set for law enforcement training in de-escalation techniques, implicit bias and mental health screening: “The horrifying… Read More


Sen. Ananich on Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference

// on Fri, May 15 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement regarding the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference presentation: “There’s no other way to put it: the numbers presented at today’s conference are sobering. Just like every other state that’s been ravaged by COVID-19, we… Read More


Sen. Ananich on the passing of longtime education advocate, former MEA President Steve Cook

// on Wed, May 13 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement in remembrance of former MEA President Steve Cook, who passed away this week: “Steve Cook believed in the mission of public education, and he knew the best way to educate children was to… Read More


Sen. Ananich on the passing of former Sen. Morris Hood III

// on Tue, May 12 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement honoring the life of former Senator Morris Hood III: “We are heartbroken to hear of Sen. Hood’s death. Morris was a friend, a confidant and a spiritual rock for our caucus during his time… Read More

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