LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills) has introduced legislation to relax traditional requirements and help make it easier for school districts to count students for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Senate Bill 1062, school districts, public school academies and intermediate… Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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