LANSING — Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) today applauded an investment by the Michigan State Police into schools within her district as part of the MSP’s 2019 Competitive School Safety Grant Program. The program improves the safety and security of students, staff and school buildings by purchasing technology… Read More
LANSING — Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), minority vice chair of the Senate Insurance and Banking Committee and the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has issued the following statement after the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) announced a rate increase from $192 to $220, which sparked… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) has issued the following statement on a bipartisan package of legislation that’s been introduced in both the state House and Senate to combat sexual assault in Michigan, especially at our state’s educational institutions. “This legislation sends a critical message to… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) has issued the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal, which includes funding for the MI Opportunity and Michigan Reconnect programs to help ease the cost of post-secondary education. “I applaud Gov. Whitmer for creating a… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — A coalition of Michigan House and Senate Democrats announced legislation at a press conference today that would create extreme risk protection orders, or ERPOs, as a critical first step toward curbing gun violence in the state. House Bills 4283-4285 and Senate Bills… Read More
For the first time in at least the nine years that Matthew Czakjowski has been the principal at Woodhaven High School, no government official has visited the school to take a look at what it has to offer its students. That changed Friday. Lt. Gov. Read More
The nonprofit organization New American Leaders will host its “Ready to Lead” workshop at the Arab American Museum in Dearborn Friday through Sunday. The program assists first- and second-generation Americans who are interested in running for local or national office, according to a news release. Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Erika Geiss (D–Taylor) today released the following statement after the Michigan Senate voted along party lines to approve House Concurrent Resolution 1 without amendment, striking down Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2019-02, that would restructure the… Read More
LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Erika Geiss (D–Taylor) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, during which she spoke about fixing our broken education system so Michigan can succeed economically. “Michigan will never be truly competitive in this… Read More
The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was introduced in 1993 by former U.S. Rep. William Ford (D-Taylor) and quickly signed by former President Bill Clinton as a means of recognizing the need for work-family balance. But even then, Ford acknowledged the law didn’t go far… Read More
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