Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on “Pistols in Preschools” Legislation

// on Wed, Nov 8 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) issued the following statement after bills to allow concealed carry in schools, hospitals, churches, arenas and bars passed out of the Senate: “This doesn’t make any sense to me. As a former teacher, I know that… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on Flint Officially Becoming a Promise Zone

// on Mon, Nov 6 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement after Governor Rick Snyder signed his bill – Senate Bill 98 – to make Flint a Promise Zone: “The Flint Promise is more than a scholarship program – it’s a reflection… Read More


House, Senate Democrats Move to Prevent Wage Theft

// on Mon, Oct 30 2017 / Press release

Hardworking men and women deserve full amount they’ve earned LANSING — House and Senate Democrats announced their plan to Prevent Wage Theft today to make sure workers get what they’ve earned. A report from the Economic Policy Institute earlier this year found that Michigan… Read More


Promise Kept: Community Leaders Secure Tuition-Free Education for Flint Students

// on Tue, Oct 24 2017 / Press release

Legislation clears House, Senate, heads to governor’s desk FLINT, Mich. — Legislation recently passed the House and Senate to make Flint a Promise Zone, and today Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) gathered with community leaders to announce the latest information about… Read More


Senate fast-tracks bill to make Flint a Promise Zone

// on Wed, Oct 18 2017 / Press release

Legislation now awaits governor’s signature LANSING, Mich. — Legislation to make Flint a Promise Zone received its last legislative vote this morning when it passed out of the Michigan Senate with wide bipartisan support. The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), expands… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on Promise Zones Bill passing out of the House

// on Tue, Oct 17 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), released the following statement in response to his legislation to make Flint a Promise Zone passing out of the House of Representatives today. “The young people in Flint are one step closer to receiving a tuition-free… Read More


House Committee Approves Flint Promise Zone Bill

// on Thu, Oct 5 2017 / Press release

College scholarships in sight for Flint students LANSING, Mich. — Legislation to make Flint a Promise Zone passed out of the House Education Reform Committee today with wide bipartisan support. The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), is modeled… Read More


Sen. Ananich Champions Sickle Cell Awareness

// on Wed, Oct 4 2017 / Press release

New bill would launch education campaign LANSING, Mich. — Today, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) introduced legislation to initiate a statewide campaign to inform Michiganians about sickle cell disease. The program would educate residents about treatment options and state resources available to those with… Read More


Sen. Ananich Statement on Strategic Fund Grant to Rehab F. W. Woolworth Building

// on Tue, Sep 26 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement in response to the announcement of a $1.5 million grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund to 550 Bears, Inc. and Uptown Reinvestment Corporation, Inc. to redevelop the F. W. Woolworth building in… Read More


Senator Ananich Applauds Consumers Energy, Tom Gores for $2M Donation to Flint Scholarships

// on Wed, Aug 23 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement following the announcement that Consumers Energy and Tom Gores will each be donating $1 million to the Flint Promise scholarship: “This is absolutely incredible news. I cannot stress how much of an… Read More

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