Sen. Chang Reiterates Need for Water Affordability, Access on World Water Day

// on Mon, Mar 22 2021 / Press release

DETROIT (March 22, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) today released the following statement on water affordability and extending the moratorium on shutoffs for World Water Day, a United Nations annual celebration of what water means to people, its true value, and how we can… Read More


Sen. Chang, Rep. Puri Resolution Condemns Rise in Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate Crimes

// on Fri, Mar 19 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (March 18, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Rep. Ranjeev Puri (D-Canton) today offered a resolution in the Michigan Senate and House, respectively, condemning the rise in hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and encouraging Michiganders to report hate crimes and discrimination.   Senate Resolution 30 and House… Read More


Senate Democrats Introduce Bills Protecting Workers’ Rights, Safety

// on Tue, Feb 23 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 23, 2021) — A coalition of Senate Democrats have reintroduced legislation to protect workers from unscrupulous employers who may not have their employees’ well-being at the forefront of their operations.Sens. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), and Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) have introduced Senate Bills 161-165… Read More


Democratic legislators introduce bills to address dangerous dock collapses

// on Wed, Feb 10 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 10, 2021) — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) re-introduced legislation to protect major waterways and public health by enhancing accountability of private dock owners.The legislation comes, in part, as a response to a Detroit property… Read More


Democratic Senators Seek Action on Distribution of Federal Funds

// on Fri, Feb 5 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 4, 2021) — Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) have issued the following joint statement after the Michigan Senate went another day without discussions to distribute federal funds that would help deliver relief to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic: “Another… Read More


Chang responds to Governor’s State of the State address, reiterates need for Legislature to pass Michigan COVID Recovery Plan

// on Thu, Jan 28 2021 / Press release

DETROIT (Jan. 27, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, during which she urged legislators to pass the Michigan COVID Recovery Plan:   “For almost a year now, our frontline workers in Detroit and across our state have… Read More


Senator Chang on Majority Leader Shirkey’s Racist Remarks

// on Wed, Jan 20 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 19, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement in response to recent remarks made by Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey(R-Clarklake) in which he referred to the coronavirus as the “Chinese flu”: “Referring to COVID-19 as ‘Chinese flu’ or ‘China virus’ is… Read More


Senator Chang Seeking Opinion from AG Nessel on Concession Agreement for Detroit Wayne County Port Authority

// on Mon, Jan 11 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) is requesting a formal opinion from Attorney General Dana Nessel about the validity and legality of the Master Concession Agreement (MCA) between the Detroit Wayne County Port Authority (DWCPA) and the Ambassador Port Company (APC).The MCA governs the 34-acre general… Read More


Sen. Chang’s Bill to End Water Shutoffs during Pandemic Heads to Governor

// on Fri, Dec 18 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after her bill to continue the moratorium on water shutoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic received final passage in the Michigan House today: “I am beyond thrilled to see Senate Bill 241 on its way to… Read More


Sen. Chang’s Bill to Continue COVID-19 Moratorium on Water Shutoffs Passes Senate

// on Fri, Dec 11 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Coinciding with Human Rights Day, the Michigan Senate today passed a bill introduced by Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) to continue the moratorium on water shutoffs in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Clean drinking water is a basic human right, and I’m glad that… Read More

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