LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement in response to MDEQ Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Division director Bryce Feighner’s comments on the Flint water crisis yesterday: “The people of Flint are outraged that the state has someone involved… Read More
Resolution calls for limit on foreign sugar flooding U.S. market LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) today called on Congress to intervene on behalf of Michigan’s sugar industry. Lower prices created by unfair subsidies in the world market are… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement on today being three years since Flint began receiving untreated water from the Flint River, which led to the water crisis that the city continues to deal with: “My city was poisoned… Read More
Bill to name a section of U.S. 23 after fallen soldier signed into law LANSING, Mich. — Today Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) was honored to host the family of fallen soldier Sgt. Joe Johnson at the Capitol for… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to approve a $100 million emergency EPA grant for Flint to fund infrastructure upgrades that resulted from lead-contaminated, water damaged service lines: “It’s been… Read More
“Today marks the third World Water Day that Flint has not had safe, drinkable water. I wish residents in my city could join the rest of the country to celebrate by drinking water straight from their taps, but still we wait. We won’t… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D–Taylor) and Senate Democratic Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint), along with Senators Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) and Bert Johnson (D–Highland Park), introduced a five-bill legislative package, SB 229-233, that would improve and expand child care programs,… Read More
Bill names a section of U.S. 23 ‘Sergeant Joe Johnson Memorial Highway’ LANSING, Mich. — Legislation introduced by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) to honor fallen soldier U.S. Army Sergeant Joe Johnson passed unanimously in the Senate today. The bill… Read More
LANSING — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and state Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), and Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) announced at a press conference today that they are introducing legislation in the House and Senate that would allow workers to take earned paid time… Read More
Creates a Promise Zone for all children attending schools in the city LANSING, Mich. — Today Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) announced that he is continuing the push to designate Flint as a Promise Zone. The Promise Zone initiative, based… Read More
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