Sen. Bayer Responds to US Supreme Court Ruling on Abortion Rights

// on Fri, Jun 24 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 24, 2022) — Today, Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in their opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:“Today, I grieve with the many folks who will be substantially affected by an… Read More

AG Nessel, Legislators Seek to Protect Kids, Urge Secure Firearm Storage

// on Tue, Feb 15 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 15, 2022) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) was joined by Attorney General Dana Nessel, Rep. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham), and other safety advocates at a press conference this afternoon to urge legislative action on secure firearm storage bills that were introduced more than seven months ago on… Read More

Democrats Introduce ‘Red Flag’ Bills to Help Prevent Gun Violence

// on Tue, Feb 1 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 1, 2022) — Michigan Senate Democrats have introduced bills to create extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws, or ‘red flag’ laws, to temporarily prohibit a person from possessing firearms if their behavior raises a ‘red flag’ that they could be a threat… Read More

Democrats Introduce Bills to Protect Michigan Families from Gun Violence

// on Thu, Dec 9 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 9, 2021) — After introducing legislation aimed at strengthening public safety for several months now, the Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention Caucus, chaired by Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills) and Rep. Brenda Carter (D-Pontiac), this morning announced the introduction of more bills that might help prevent… Read More

Democratic Legislators Introduce Bills to Protect Michiganders from Devastating Flooding

// on Fri, Nov 12 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 12, 2021) — This week, Democratic state senators and representatives introduced legislation that would help Michiganders affected by extreme, more frequent weather events caused by climate change. Massive storms, flooding, and power outages over the past few years have illustrated a clear… Read More

Sen. Bayer, Rep. Carter Work to Raise Awareness of Poverty, Homelessness

// on Wed, Nov 10 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 10, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills) and Rep. Brenda Carter (D–Pontiac) have introduced resolutions in the Michigan Senate and House, respectively, to recognize November 2021 as Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Month in Michigan.Senate Resolution 95 and House Resolution 190 call… Read More

Sen. Bayer Applauds Historic Investments in Health, Environment

// on Tue, Sep 21 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Sept. 21, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate today passed the Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which included substantial investments in programs to help workers get the skills they need to earn good-paying jobs, increase the… Read More

Democrats Announce Bold Climate Resilience Plan, Water Infrastructure Investment for Michigan

// on Tue, Aug 10 2021 / Press release

DETROIT, Mich. (Aug. 10, 2021) — Today, Democratic legislators from the Michigan Senate and House proposed a bold climate resilience plan to enact systemic changes and provide much-needed funding to Michigan’s aging infrastructure, and to address the devastating effects of widespread flooding caused by extreme… Read More

Bayer Introduces Bill to Help Municipalities Manage Floods, Stormwater

// on Fri, Jul 16 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (July 16, 2021) — On the heels of severe, recent flooding in large parts of Southeastern Michigan and with more storms expected in the area this weekend, Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills) has introduced a bill that would help municipalities better prepare for… Read More

Legislators Announce Bills for Universal Background Checks on Guns

// on Mon, May 17 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (May 17, 2021) — Sens. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills), Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) and Jeremy Moss (D–Southfield), along with Reps. Felicia Brabec (D–Pittsfield), Brenda Carter (D–Pontiac) and Regina Weiss (D-Oak Park), today announced a bill package to expand universal background checks for guns to include all types of firearms. Currently, Michigan law only requires background checks for… Read More

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