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
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
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
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
Bipartisan group collaborates to prevent future environmental crises in Michigan LANSING, Mich. —Today Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), state Senators Jim Stamas (R-Midland), Joe Hune (R-Hamburg) and Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge), and state Representative Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) announced a legislative initiative to increase Michigan’s… Read More
Dems call on administration to join the fight for Michigan’s working families LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) and House Democratic Leader Sam Singh (D–East Lansing) responded to Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2018 State of the State Address by calling on him… Read More
Democratic leaders urge Congress to act, highlight framework for lasting fix LANSING, Mich. — State legislators in the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives are pushing Congress for a comprehensive, long-term solution to the crisis surrounding the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Read More
Legislation would end failed “right-to-work” experiment, restore workers’ rights LANSING, Mich. — Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D–Taylor), and Sen. Steve Bieda (D–Warren) introduced bills to repeal the failed right-to-work law and boost paychecks for working families. Senate Bills… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement in response to the latest package of Republican bills that put municipal employee retirement benefits at risk: “Lansing Republicans are looking to round off a year of attacking working folks by targeting… Read More
Legislators object to tax cuts that benefit wealthy by raising taxes on middle class LANSING, Mich. — Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) and Sen. Steve Bieda (D–Warren) announced their opposition to Republicans in Congress trying to push through the deeply flawed Trump-Republican tax… Read More
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