Sen. Ananich on Flint-based automotive, literacy grants announced today

// on Tue, Aug 22 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement after the announcement of two Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) grants in Flint. The MSF approved a $4.35 million performance-based grant for Lear Corporation to build a new full-sized truck automotive seating manufacturing… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich: UIA Fraud Repayment Not Enough

// on Fri, Aug 11 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency made over 48,000 wrongful fraud accusations and will be refunding $20.8 million to claimants: “I’m not going to be patting anyone… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on Health Care Bill Advancing in the U.S. Senate

// on Tue, Jul 25 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement following the U.S. Senate vote to advance the Republican health care bill: “There are real things we can be doing to make health care work better for everyone, like lowering premiums, investing… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on U.S. Senate Health Care Plan to Slash Medicaid Funding

// on Thu, Jun 22 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement in response to the Republican health care plan unveiled in the U.S. Senate this morning: “I would be hard-pressed to think of a more disastrous, out-of-touch health care ‘plan.’ With half… Read More


Rep. Faris, Sen. Ananich Announce $562,500 in Grants

// on Fri, Jun 16 2017 / Press release

Money for recreational facilities upgrades and bike path development LANSING — State Representative Pam Faris (D-Clio) and Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) are pleased to announce that the Legislature has approved Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) recommendations for awards in their districts. The… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on New Charges in Flint Water Crisis

// on Wed, Jun 14 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement regarding charges announced this morning in the Flint water crisis: “These charges are an important step on a very long journey to getting justice for the people of Flint. I have said… Read More


Ananich on GOP plan to close the educator retirement system

// on Tue, May 30 2017 / Press release

Sunday, May 28, 2017 Contact: Sen. Ananich: Rosie Jones, (734) 657-6413, rcjones@senate.michigan.gov Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on the Republican plan to close the educator retirement system: “Over the past six years I’ve watched Republicans go to great lengths to rig the system against… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on introduction of MPSERS legislation

// on Tue, May 23 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement on legislation introduced today to close the pension system for Michigan’s educators: “The teachers responsible for educating our children deserve a secure retirement, plain and simple. It is beyond me why… Read More


Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich Honors Flint Job Creators

// on Wed, May 17 2017 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) today welcomed representatives of St. Luke N.E.W. Life Center and Stormy Kromer, who partnered to create jobs in Flint. Sen. Ananich issued the following statement: “The partnership between St. Luke N.E.W. Life Center and Stormy Kromer… Read More


Michigan Senate Approves Ananich Bill to Help Flint Students Afford College

// on Tue, May 16 2017 / Press release

Legislation creates a Promise Zone for children attending schools in the city LANSING, Mich. — Legislation to make college affordable for all students in Flint advanced out of the Senate today. The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) is modeled after the… Read More

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