Sen. Ananich on Republican Repeal of Prevailing Wage

// on Wed, Jun 6 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans voted to repeal prevailing wage: “When you vote to eliminate prevailing wage, you send a message to those getting up for work tomorrow morning that Republicans do not… Read More


Ananich Seeks To End Initiative Petition Games

// on Tue, Jun 5 2018 / Press release

Senate Dems champion resolution to prohibit legislative bait-and-switch LANSING, Mich. — Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) introduced a resolution to put an end to circumventing the ballot initiative process as a means to trick voters and suppress Election Day turnout. The resolution is… Read More


Senate Democrats Condemn Republicans’ Budget of Missed Opportunities

// on Thu, May 3 2018 / Press release

Bills do little for state’s middle-class families, environment, education and roads LANSING, Mich., May 3, 2018 — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and Michigan Senate Democrats, who offered several amendments to fix the budget, today condemned the Republicans’ proposed state spending as a budget… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on Four Years of the Flint Water Crisis

// on Wed, Apr 25 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement on the fourth anniversary of the Flint water crisis: “Today marks four years since emergency management chose to change Flint’s water from a trusted source to untreated water from the Flint River. Read More


Sen. Ananich on Gov. Snyder’s School Safety Work Group Announcement

// on Mon, Apr 16 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement in response to Governor Rick Snyder’s announcement on school safety: “The time for just talking or studying what to do about guns is over – it’s time to act. Democrats in… Read More


Senate Democrats Take Action on Gun Violence in Schools

// on Wed, Apr 11 2018 / Press release

Bills will ramp up school safety, keep weapons out of wrong hands LANSING, Mich. — State Senators Jim Ananich (D-Flint), David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) and Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-Lansing) today introduced bills designed to increase school safety and reduce gun violence. The legislation comes on… Read More


Sen. Ananich on Gov. Snyder Ending Bottled Water for Flint

// on Fri, Apr 6 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after Governor Snyder declared that he was ending bottled water services for the people of Flint: “It’s beyond belief that the governor expects the folks in Flint to trust the government… Read More


Sen. Ananich on Gov. Snyder Lowballing Road Repairs

// on Tue, Mar 20 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) today issued the following statement after Gov. Snyder signed legislation to put $175M into roads: “Anyone who has driven on our roads knows that $5,000 for Wolverine or $17,000 for Clio is more like an insult… Read More


Sen. Ananich Responds to Auditor General Report on Failed Cybersecurity at DTMB

// on Fri, Mar 16 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after the auditor general released a scathing report on the state’s lack of cybersecurity measures at the Department of Technology, Management and Budget: “Gov. Snyder was the CEO of a… Read More


Sen. Ananich on Gov. Snyder’s Budget: “Too Little, Too Late”

// on Wed, Feb 7 2018 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after Governor Rick Snyder presented his final budget to the House and Senate Appropriations committees this morning: “This budget is an admission of failure on many fronts – particularly education and infrastructure. Read More

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