LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Betty Jean Alexander (D-Detroit), Marshall Bullock (D-Detroit) andJeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) today introduced a five-bill package to deliver housing justice to people faced with increasing rent and eviction notices, and relief that is particularly needed by seniors and those with disabilities. “The COVID-19 pandemic has… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate today passed Senate Bill 745, which provides $3 million for flood efforts in the city of Detroit: “The funding provided today by the Legislature will go a long way towards… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement regarding hate fliers being found near the vehicles of two biracial couples in Trenton: “I am appalled that this type of hate and intimidation would be happening in our communities. Our words and our actions… Read More
Dear Neighbor,This year, an incredibly important election will take place and I want you to have the information you need to be prepared. We don’t know what the future holds or how this election will look as we continue to navigate our way through challenging… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) today introduced legislation that would prevent health care providers from discriminating against, and not providing treatment to, any person based on a variety of factors — including disability or perception of quality of life — in a… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) was joined by Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, Rep. Jason Wentworth (R-Clare), officials from law enforcement agencies, and community group leaders to announce Michigan’s Law Enforcement Transparency Collaborative, or LET-C, which will annually release Michigan-specific police use-of-force data collected by the Federal Bureau… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) introduced legislation to protect major waterways and public health. The legislation would ensure statewide risk assessments would be conducted and a public database of findings be made available regarding contaminated properties along major… Read More
LANSING – Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), Sen. Betty Jean Alexander (D–Detroit), Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), and Sen. Adam Hollier (D–Detroit) introduced legislation last week to protect Michigan residents from foreclosures and evictions during state emergencies. The purpose of their proposed bill package is to create an Emergency Rental Relief Act,… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Winnie Brinks(D-Grand Rapids) and Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo) today introduced a bill package to protect workers and public health as Michigan begins to re-engage the economy. Identical bills have been introduced in the House by Democratic Representatives. “Many workers are afraid to… Read More
LANSING – Today, Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) introduced legislation that would create the Emergency Rental Relief Act and that would prohibit foreclosures and evictions in the event of a public health emergency, epidemic, pandemic, or natural disaster. “As the people of Michigan continue to… Read More
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