Senate District 1 Updates

// on Tue, Mar 29 2022 / Email

Friends, It has been a whirlwind of activity since my last update. The legislature recently passed a $4.8 billion supplemental funding bill that invests more than $1 billion in clean water and infrastructure and provides millions more to… 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

Senate District 1 Updates

// on Tue, Mar 1 2022 / Email

Friends, The war in Ukraine is extremely troubling. Our thoughts, prayers, and support go out to the people of Ukraine, members of our community who have immigrated from the Ukraine or who may have family there, and those… Read More

Sen. Chang on Canadian judge’s order to end border bridge protest

// on Fri, Feb 11 2022 / Press Statement

DETROIT, Mich. (Feb. 11, 2022) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) issued the following statement in response to a Canadian judge ordering protestors at the Ambassador Bridge over the U.S.-Canadian border to end a weeklong blockade:“I am very glad that the Ontario Superior Court Judge… Read More

Senate District 1 New Year & Updates

// on Sat, Feb 5 2022 / Email

Friends, As the winter weather really kicks in, I hope you are staying safe and staying warm. We have been keeping busy since the onset of the new year in the legislature — you can read more… Read More

Year in Review

// on Mon, Jan 31 2022 / Newsletter

Dear Neighbors, I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. 2021 was a very busy year in the Michigan Legislature and in Senate District 1, and I’m excited for the opportunity to start another year working for you. I’m truly grateful to have the chance… Read More

Sen. Chang Grateful for Governor’s Support on Behavioral Health

// on Wed, Jan 26 2022 / Press Statement

DETROIT, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2022) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement regarding proposals by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in her annual State of the State address to increase Michigan’s investments in the behavioral health workforce:  “Our communities have been struggling with mental… 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

Senate Democrats Call for History Lessons Spanning Ethnicities, Identities

// on Fri, Jan 14 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 14, 2022) — Sens. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Adam Hollier (D-Detroit), and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) have introduced legislation that would require public schools to include lessons about the cultures of people of color and indigenous communities in their social studies curriculum to ensure that students are receiving an… Read More

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