LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to prioritize Michigan’s water resources by creating the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and expanding the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team:… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) issued the following statement on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s addition of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the list of locations containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl… Read More
Legislation would set enforceable PFOA and PFOS levels, hold polluters accountable LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) made protecting drinking water her first order of business in the new legislative session with the introduction of a bill that would establish the lowest… Read More
LANSING, Mich. – Sen. Winnie Brinks (D–Grand Rapids) has issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to reschedule a Jan. 23 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency informational meeting in Rockford about its ongoing investigation into PFAS contamination by Wolverine World Wide: “Michiganders have already… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Winnie Brinks (D–Grand Rapids) took the oath of office today to serve the citizens of Michigan’s 29th Senate District. “I am honored to continue to represent the people of West Michigan. This 100th Legislature marks a renewed opportunity to address the… Read More
LANSING, Mich. – Senate Democrats announced their 2019-2020 leadership selections, which included the appointment of State Sen. Winnie Brinks (D–Grand Rapids) as Democratic Whip. In response to the announcement, Sen. Brinks issued the following statement: “I consider it a privilege to help lead a… Read More
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