Sens. Chang, Moss Introduce Bills to Protect Residents during Elevator Outages

// on Mon, Sep 12 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Sept. 12, 2022) — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) are announcing legislation to address elevator outages at apartment buildings in Michigan to help ensure building safety and accessibility for tenants.As many of Michigan’s large residential buildings age, elevators fall into disrepair and become nonfunctional. Read More

Sens. Chang, VanderWall Introduce Bills to Promote Affordable Housing

// on Tue, Sep 6 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Sept. 6, 2022) — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Sen. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) announced legislation to help more low-income Michiganders obtain, and keep, affordable housing.Michigan continues to face a housing crisis, with homeowners and renters alike struggling to stay in their homes. Senate Bills 1141 and… Read More

Sen. Chang Statement on US Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Rights

// on Fri, Jun 24 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 24, 2022) — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade precedent in the abortion rights case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:“Today is a dark day for those who can become pregnant… Read More

Sen. Chang Calls on Lafayette Towers to Install Alarms After Second Fire in Less Than One Year

// on Wed, Jun 15 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 15, 2022) — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) sent a letter to the owner of Lafayette Towers calling on them to install fire alarms that can be heard by residents — among other safety measures — after residents endured their second… Read More

Benson continues improving service with new office and self-service station in Detroit

// on Thu, Jun 2 2022 / Press release

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced the opening of a new office and self-service station at 580 East Warren Avenue in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood. The new office is open for business 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays except Wednesdays, when it is open… Read More

Bicameral Bills Introduced Call for Racial Impact Analysis of Legislation

// on Wed, May 18 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (May 18, 2022) — Today, Sens. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), and Reps. David LaGrand (D-Grand Rapids) and Ronnie Peterson (D-Ypsilanti), introduced bills requiring the legislature’s fiscal agencies to include impact studies on criminal law or sentencing guideline legislation as part of their bill analyses.The legislation, Senate Bills 1048… Read More

New Poll Renews Push for Bipartisan Police Reform Bills

// on Thu, May 12 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (May 12, 2022) — Today, Campaign Zero released their Michigan poll results on police accountability, transparency, and use of force changes. The polling shows overwhelming support for a bipartisan bill package on police improvement measures.The bill package, Senate Bills 473-484,… Read More

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Help Victims of Catastrophic Auto Accidents

// on Fri, Mar 4 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (March 4, 2022) — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), and Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak) introduced legislation yesterday to help address some of the immediate and necessary needs of Michigan residents who survived catastrophic auto accidents.If passed and signed into law, Senate Bills 945-947 would give family units… Read More

Michigan Senate Adopts Resolution Condemning Russian Invasion of Ukraine

// on Tue, Mar 1 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (March. 1, 2022) — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today introduced Senate Resolution 111 to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and urged the world community to unite by issuing sanctions against the Russian government.On Feb. 23, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin… Read More

Democrats Uphold Facts During Auditor General Report

// on Thu, Jan 20 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 20, 2022) — The Senate and House Oversight Committees held a joint hearing this morning where committee members listened to a presentation from the Office of the Auditor General regarding its report on deaths in long-term care facilities.   During the meeting, the Auditor… Read More

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