// on Tue, Aug 4 2020 / Newsletter

MICHIGAN ELECTION GUIDE This year, an incredibly important election will take place and I want you to have the information you need to be prepared. We don’t know what the future holds or how this election will look as we continue to navigate our way… Read More

Democrats Introduce Bills to Pause Standardized Testing

// on Wed, Jul 22 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Rosemary Bayer (D-Bloomfield Hills),Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today introduced a bill package to pause most standardized tests for the 2020-2021 school year.  Identical bills are expected to be introduced in the House by Democratic Representatives. “Our… Read More

Oakland Dems on Teenager Sent to Juvenile Detention

// on Tue, Jul 14 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), and Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak), along with Reps. Kyra Bolden (D-Southfield) and Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham) have issued the following statement after a ProPublica story reported a 15-year-old Beverly Hills student was incarcerated in a juvenile detention center for not completing her online coursework during the… Read More

Bayer: Public Schools Deserve Better than Betsy DeVos

// on Tue, Jul 7 2020 / Article

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills)issued the following statement today after Attorney General Dana Nessel announced a multi-state legal challenge to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s recent rule changethat reroutes federal aid from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to favor private schools – which… Read More

Bayer on Local Gun Brandishing Incident in Lake Orion

// on Thu, Jul 2 2020 / Press release

BEVERLY HILLS – Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) issued the following statement after a viral video was posted showing a woman pulling a gun on a mother and her daughter at the Orion Township Chipotle restaurant: “There is nothing acceptable about what happened in Orion Township last night… Read More

Senate Democrats Expand Unemployment as Federal Benefits Expire

// on Thu, Jul 2 2020 / Press release

LANSING — The Senate Democratic Caucus has introduced a comprehensive plan to boost Michigan’s unemployment system to expand benefits for unemployed individuals starting July 25, 2020 — the last date of federal benefits for unemployment. Currently, unemployed Michiganders can access a more generous unemployment compensation… Read More

Senator Bayer: ‘Protect our kids, store your firearms safely’

// on Mon, Jun 8 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills) has introduced legislation to require the safe storage of firearms in the presence of children.  The legislation coincides with this year’s Wear Orange Day, also known as National Gun Violence Awareness Day, that took place on June 5. Wear Orange Day… Read More

Democratic legislators introduce bills to address dangerous dock collapses

// on Tue, Jun 2 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) introduced legislation to protect major waterways and public health. The legislation would ensure statewide risk assessments would be conducted and a public database of findings be made available regarding contaminated properties along major… Read More

Bayer on Executive Order to Suspend K-12 Face-to-Face Learning for Remainder of School Year

// on Thu, Apr 2 2020 / Press release

BEVERLY HILLS – Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) has issued the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-35, which suspends face-to-face learning at K-12 schools for the remainder of the school year but ensures that learning will continue by setting guidelines for remote learning: “Governor… Read More

Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

// on Mon, Mar 23 2020 / Press release

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. For at least the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, and… Read More

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