Senators Announce Port Infrastructure Improvement Legislation to Support Maritime Industry

// on Fri, Dec 3 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 3, 2021) — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Wayne Schmidt (R-Traverse City), and Dale Zorn (R-Ida) today announced a bill package that would boost Michigan’s maritime industry and ensure it remains competitive with other Great Lakes states.The bills are a result of months of work with stakeholders in the… Read More

Sen. Chang and Rep. Tate Advocating for Residents’ Safety, Jeffersonian Broken Elevator Repair

// on Wed, Dec 1 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 1, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Rep. Joe Tate (D-Detroit) have issued a letter to the owner of Detroit’s Jeffersonian building, calling on them to immediately remedy hazardous conditions in the 30-story building, including — most immediately — fixing the elevator… Read More

Sen. Chang Stands with Lafayette Towers Residents, Calls for Increased Fire Safety Implementations

// on Tue, Nov 30 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 30, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) recently sent a letter to the manager of Lafayette Towers, urging them to immediately implement safety protocols and ensure residents’ safety and requesting a meeting to discuss concerns about living conditions.Tenants were forced to flee … Read More

Sen. Chang on Second Revere Copper Site Collapse in Two Years

// on Mon, Nov 29 2021 / Press Statement

DETROIT, Mich. (Nov. 29, 2021) — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement regarding a collapse today of aggregate materials at the Revere Dock site along the Detroit River, the second situation to have happened in two years:“I learned about the Revere… Read More

Senate District 1 Update

// on Thu, Nov 18 2021 / Email

Legislative Updates Housing Justice Earlier this month, along with three Senate colleagues, I introduced a bill package addressing housing justice issues. For years, Michigan residents have been suffering due to inflating rents and eviction notices, and while we… Read More

Democratic Legislators Introduce Bills to Protect Michiganders from Devastating Flooding

// on Fri, Nov 12 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 12, 2021) — This week, Democratic state senators and representatives introduced legislation that would help Michiganders affected by extreme, more frequent weather events caused by climate change. Massive storms, flooding, and power outages over the past few years have illustrated a clear… Read More

Senate Democrats Reintroduce Bills to Provide Housing Justice

// on Tue, Nov 9 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 9, 2021) — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Betty Jean Alexander (D-Detroit), Marshall Bullock (D-Detroit), and Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) today introduced a five-bill package which provides housing justice for Michigan residents facing increasing rent and evictions notices, with a particular focus on helping seniors and those with disabilities.“For years, Michigan… Read More

Senate District 1 Update

// on Wed, Oct 27 2021 /

Friends, Thank you to everyone who was able to join our Criminal Justice Forum & Expungement Event either in person or via Facebook Live last Friday! If you missed it, you can watch it here. LEGISLATIVE UPDATES… Read More

Senate District 1 Update

// on Mon, Oct 11 2021 / Email

October 11, 2021 Friends,   I am writing to share legislative updates, resources from several agencies, and announce two upcoming events. I have a virtual coffee hour on October 15 and a criminal justice forum on October 22 in Detroit. In addition, I hope you… Read More

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors from Further Abuse

// on Thu, Oct 7 2021 / Press release

Sens. Chang, Schmidt and Reps. Rendon, O’Neal working with domestic violence experts to keep deadly weapons out of the hands of abusers LANSING, Mich. (Oct. 6, 2021) — Today, a group of bipartisan state lawmakers introduced bills to protect women, children, and survivors of intimate… Read More

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