MDOT budget includes funding for rail grade separation project LANSING — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown) have successfully secured $12 million in the Michigan Department of Transportation budget to construct a bridge over the Van Horn Road railroad crossing in Woodhaven. Woodhaven’s rail crossings… Read More
Expands scope of current smoke-free laws LANSING — State Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit) and state Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) introduced legislation today to protect Michigan’s beaches and beachgoers by expanding the state’s current smoke-free law to prohibit smoking on public beaches. Carter believes his… Read More
LANSING – Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement regarding United States Steel Corporation’s decision to temporarily lay off up to 200 workers at their Great Lakes Facility in Ecorse. “I am saddened by today’s announcement from the United States Steel Corporation. It is unfortunate… Read More
LANSING – Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and members of the Senate Democratic Caucus — including Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) and Sens. Betty Jean Alexander (D-Detroit), Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Marshall Bullock II (D-Detroit), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), Adam Hollier (D-Detroit), Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak), Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) — are calling for the resignation of… Read More
LANSING – Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement regarding the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) petition to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to stop Detroit’s dangerous water shutoff crisis: “I am grateful to the ACLU and its partners for seeking… Read More
If you or someone you know doesn’t have a place to stay cool this summer, go to one of these local cooling centers. Butzel Family Center7737 Kercheval, Detroit, MI 48214Monday – Friday: 8 a.m – 8 pmSaturday & Sunday: Closed(313) 628-2100 Clemente Center2631 Bagley, Detroit,… Read More
State lawmakers are fighting a decision to close an Environmental Protection Agency office on Grosse Ile. State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Twp.) introduced a resolution urging President Donald Trump and acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler to reverse their decision to close the EPA’s Large Lakes… Read More
The powers overseeing construction of the long-delayed Gordie Howe International Bridge built a community benefits strategy over four years that’s aimed at setting a precedent for how big projects engage with affected residents. The deal has two parts: workforce development and neighborhood infrastructure, officials said… Read More
The team building the Gordie Howe International Bridge announced Friday a significant package of community benefits to aid the communities in Windsor and southwest Detroit most impacted by the project. Among the dozens of pieces, the package includes initiatives for job training and hiring, for… Read More
LANSING — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority today announced they would commit to providing community benefits such as home repair, workforce training, street enhancements and more for the Delray and Southwest Detroit communities. “I am… Read More
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