Sen. Chang introduces bill for commonsense rating factors for auto insurance

// on Wed, Feb 6 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would bring transparency to how Michigan auto insurance companies set drivers’ insurance rates and require them to consider driving-related factors first, and weight them more heavily than other variables. Senate Bill… Read More


Michigan state senator pushes to make Fort Wayne a National Park

// on Tue, Feb 5 2019 / Article

Detroit is one of a few major U.S. cities that does not have a National Park within city limits but a state senator has started a change.org petition to change that. Stephanie Chang started the petition to restore Detroit’s historic Fort Wayne as a national park.  https://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/michigan-state-senator-pushes-to-make-fort-wayne-a-national-park… Read More


Whitmer reorganizes state departments; puts spotlight on environmental justice

// on Tue, Feb 5 2019 / Article

“I am optimistic that Gov. Whitmer’s directive to reorganize MDEQ and create an Office of the Environmental Justice Public Advocate will allow an opportunity for environmental justice issues to be addressed — and for wrongs to be righted — for communities disproportionately impacted by pollution,… Read More


Michigan state senator starts petition to revitalize Historic Fort Wayne as national park

// on Tue, Feb 5 2019 / Article

Michigan State Senator Stephanie Chang began a petition to support the revitalization of Detroit’s Historic Fort Wayne as a national park. https://www.wxyz.com/news/michigan-state-senator-starts-petition-to-revitalize-historic-fort-wayne-as-national-park… Read More


Sen. Chang and Council Member Castañeda-López seek to revitalize Historic Fort Wayne as urban national park

// on Tue, Feb 5 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) and Detroit City Council Member Raquel Castañeda-López are on a mission to restore history and preserve a treasured jewel in Detroit that has long been neglected. The pair is urging the City of Detroit to deed Historic Fort Wayne to… Read More


Sen. Chang on governor restructuring environmental agency

// on Mon, Feb 4 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) today issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders to create the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and reorganize the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) under it. “There are too many… Read More


Sen. Chang honored for advocacy on behalf of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault

// on Fri, Feb 1 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) was among six legislators honored today by the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board with the 2018 Champion of Justice Award. The award was created to recognize legislators who championed laws that protect and support sexual assault… Read More


Warming Centers

// on Wed, Jan 30 2019 / Press release

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has 100 beds for men only. The center, 3535 Third Avenue near downtown Detroit, is open from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. For information, contact the Detroit Rescue Mission at (313) 993-6703.Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has a second location with 25 beds for women and… Read More


Camilleri, Chang Sound Alarm on McLouth Steel Cleanup Violations

// on Thu, Jan 24 2019 / Press release

Legislators urge MDEQ to take action to protect public health TRENTON — This week, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a violation notice to 21st Century Salvage & Next Generation Environmental Inc. and Crown Enterprises Inc. & MSC Land Co., LLC for four violations… Read More


Sen. Chang introduces bill to create air quality fund in MDEQ

// on Wed, Jan 23 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Stephanie Chang (D–Detroit) today introduced legislation that would create the Air Quality Enforcement and Mitigation (AQEM) Fund in the Michigan Department of Treasury. The fund would be supported through fines collected from companies that violate air quality standards or air quality permits, with… Read More

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