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


Sen. Ananich on Michigan manufacturers reopening next week

// on Thu, May 7 2020 / Press release

FLINT, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that manufacturers may resume production next week: “Staying home and staying safe is working. I am glad and relieved that we are at a place on the curve… Read More


Sen. Ananich on protests at the Capitol today

// on Thu, Apr 30 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement in reaction to the protest held today at the Capitol: “In Michigan, we encourage people to voice their disagreements with their government. That’s not what happened today. This protest wasn’t about the stay-at-home order,… Read More


Sen. Ananich on another day of Republican games and inaction

// on Wed, Apr 29 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after the Legislature again failed to accomplish anything for Michigan families during today’s session: “Today, the governor announced a plan to provide tuition-free community college and university education for frontline workers, outlined strategies to… Read More


Senate Democrats on the passing of state Rep. Isaac Robinson

// on Mon, Mar 30 2020 / Press release

Today, the Michigan Senate Democrats responded to the death of state Representative Isaac Robinson (D-Detroit) with the following statement:  “We are absolutely heartbroken to hear of Isaac’s untimely death. Isaac was a fighter for his district and proudly carried on the family tradition of advocating for the… Read More


Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

// on Mon, Mar 23 2020 / Press release

 To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. For at least the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, and… Read More


STATE SENATOR JIM ANANICH | FEBRUARY 2020 NEWSLETTER

// on Mon, Feb 24 2020 / Newsletter

Michigan seniors have earned the right to enjoy their later years with dignity and financial security. As your senator, my goal is to make sure you can spend this time focusing on what matters most to you, and I’m fighting hard in Lansing to ensure… Read More


Sen. Ananich responds to Gov. Whitmer’s 2020 State of the State Address

// on Wed, Jan 29 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered the 2020 State of the State Address: “The voters hired us to solve Michigan’s toughest problems, not just the easy ones. Drivable roads, affordable health care, quality education… Read More

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