Bayer Invites Local Heroes to State of State

// on Wed, Jan 29 2020 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) has invited two Senate District 12 local heroes to attend the governor’s annual State of the State address with her on Wednesday — Elizabeth Kelly, Executive Director of HOPE shelters, and Dr. Letha Hopkins-Powell, principal of Whitman Elementary School.  “I… Read More

Legislators Announce Bills to Expand Universal Background Checks

// on Wed, Dec 4 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sens. Rosemary Bayer (D–Beverly Hills), Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) and Jeremy Moss (D–Southfield), along with Reps.Robert Wittenberg (D–Huntington Woods), Brenda Carter (D–Pontiac) and Jon Hoadley (D–Kalamazoo) today announced a bill package to expand universal background checks for guns to cover all types of firearms. The universal background check bills would amend Michigan law — that currently… Read More

Legislators Announce Bills to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors

// on Wed, Oct 23 2019 / Press release

LANSING — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Rep. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) and Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt), along with members of the state’s Progressive Women’s Caucus, today announced legislation that would help support domestic violence survivors as they try to flee abusive relationships and rebuild their lives.  “Michigan can be a… Read More

Legislators within Oakland County take a stand for K-12 funding

// on Fri, Sep 20 2019 / Press release

Votes reject budget proposal that fails to invest in Michigan classrooms  LANSING — Sens. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak), Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Reps. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham), Kyra Bolden (D-Southfield) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods) today issued statements on their decision to vote no on the Republicans’ proposed K-12 budget — a proposal that failed to make the type… Read More

Sen. Bayer Stands in Solidarity with UAW Workers

// on Mon, Sep 16 2019 / Press release

LAKE ORION — Today, Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) stood with United Auto Workers striking at the Orion Assembly Plant in solidarity of their fight for a fair contract:  “I stand in full support of workers who are striking to secure fair wages, affordable health care and… Read More

Sen. Bayer Condemns Planned Anti-Muslim 9/11 Event at Local Church

// on Tue, Sep 10 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) today issued the following statement in response to a Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church planning a racially insensitive and ignorant “anti-Muslim” event titled, “9/11 forgotten? Is Michigan surrendering to Islam?”: “I am deeply distressed that an individual in… Read More

Bayer aims to help teachers with student loan forgiveness legislation

// on Tue, Jun 18 2019 / Press release

LANSING – Coinciding with the Michigan Education Association’s Red for Ed Rally, Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) today introduced the “Excellence in Education Act” to offer student loan forgiveness for eligible teachers who teach in at-risk schools.  Senate Bill 380 would offer yearly grants… Read More

Bayer resolution recognizes Aphasia Awareness Month

// on Wed, Jun 5 2019 / Press release

LANSING – Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) today introduced a resolution recognizing June 2019 as Aphasia Awareness Month in Michigan.  Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder that affects how a person comprehends or formulates speech. It often follows a stroke, brain injury or… Read More

Bayer on Senate Passage of No-Fault Auto Insurance Reform

// on Fri, May 24 2019 / Press release

LANSING – Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) today issued the following statement after the legislature reached an agreement on auto insurance reform and passed Senate Bill 1. “Michiganders have been asking for reform to our auto insurance system for years, and this legislation, while not perfect, takes… Read More

Sgt. Logan joins Sen. Bayer for Senate Memorial Day Service

// on Thu, May 23 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) today welcomed Sgt. Kate Logan, a 12-year combat veteran who served in Iraq, the Army Reserves and the Michigan Army National Guard, as her special guest for the annual Michigan Senate Memorial Day service that honors current and former military… Read More

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