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


Sen. Bayer Calls on Congress to End Police Brutality

// on Wed, Mar 17 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (March 17, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) today offered Senate Resolution 28 calling on Congress to pass, and President Joe Biden to sign, The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.Named after George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man killed by Minneapolis police… Read More


Democratic Senators Seek Action on Distribution of Federal Funds

// on Fri, Feb 5 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 4, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) have issued the following joint statement after the Michigan Senate went another day without discussions to distribute federal funds that would help deliver relief to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic: “Another… Read More


Senator Bayer on EGLE approval of Line 5 tunnel permits

// on Fri, Jan 29 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 29, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) has issued the following statement after the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy announced today it had approved an application from Enbridge Energy for certain permits required to build a utility tunnel to… Read More


Bayer supports Whitmer plan for education funding, broadband access

// on Thu, Jan 28 2021 / Press release

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich. (Jan. 27, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills) has issued the following statement on Gov. Whitmer’s State of the State address, in which she spoke about her commitment to supporting education as teachers and students work toward a return to in-person learning, in addition to the need to address the digital gap of… Read More


Senator Bayer on education support in Michigan COVID Recovery Plan

// on Tue, Jan 19 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 19, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s announcement today of the Michigan COVID Recovery Plan, which includes utilizing $1.7 billion in federal funds through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund)… Read More


Round Two: Sens. Bayer, Polehanki Reintro Bills to Prohibit Guns at State Capitol

// on Wed, Jan 13 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Today, during the first Senate session of the 101st Michigan Legislature and amidst increasing threats to State Capitols nationwide, Sens. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) reintroduced legislation to prohibit both open and concealed carry of firearms in the Michigan State Capitol Building. The… Read More


Senator Bayer Introduces Bill Requiring PFAS Labeling on Products

// on Wed, Oct 21 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) has introduced legislation to protect Michigan consumers by requiring manufacturers to list per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, as active and hazardous ingredients in any product they are in.Senate Bill 1208 would ensure that any product or packaging containing… Read More


Senators Bayer, Polehanki Introduce Bills to Prohibit Guns in State Capitol

// on Tue, Sep 29 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Today, Sens. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) introduced legislation to prohibit both open and concealed carry of firearms inside the Michigan State Capitol Building, except for Michigan State Police officers and Sergeants-at-Arms.“The only reason most people bring firearms into the Capitol is to… Read More

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