Virtual Coffee Hour

// on Sat, Nov 21 2020 11:00 am / Event

Sat, Nov 21 11:00 am - Sat, Nov 21 12:00 pm
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Please join me at our upcoming coffee hour on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. to Noon on Zoom.   Please fill out this form to RSVP and to receive the Zoom access code for the meeting.  If you are unable to access the form or have any problems… Read More

Sen. Irwin on Whitmer’s Move to Begin Shutdown of Line 5 Pipeline

// on Fri, Nov 13 2020 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Jeff Irwin (D–Ann Arbor) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s announcement today to revoke and terminate the 1953 easement that has allowed Enbridge to operate the Line 5 petroleum pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac: “Thank you to Governor Whitmer for taking… Read More

Senate Democrats: ‘Petition gatherers should not be lying to the public’

// on Fri, Oct 23 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Democrats today responded to the prevalent reports of petition circulators using shady tactics to promote their cause by introducing a package of bills to ensure voters are not deceived into signing onto ballot proposals they otherwise would not support.“Ballot proposals are… Read More

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Child Literacy Legislation During National Dyslexia Awareness Month

// on Tue, Oct 6 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — In honor of National Dyslexia Awareness Month, today a bipartisan group of Senators hosted a virtual press conference on legislation to improve child literacy in Michigan. Sen. Jeff Irwin (D–Ann Arbor), Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), Sen. Jim Runestad (R-White Lake), and Sen. Lana Theis (R-Brighton) recently introduced four bills to address factors… Read More

Senator Irwin Introduces Bill to Automatically Expunge Criminal Records of Exonerees

// on Thu, Sep 24 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) introduced a bill today for overdue criminal justice legislation. Senate Bill 1148would allow an individual in Michigan who is exonerated of a criminal conviction to set aside his or her conviction without an application. According to the National Registry… Read More

Senate Democrats Introduce Housing Justice Bills

// on Tue, Sep 22 2020 / Press release

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

Senator Irwin Bill to End Asset Testing for Food Assistance

// on Wed, Sep 16 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich.  — Today, Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) introduced a bill to fight food insecurity by ending asset testing for Michigan’s Food Assistance Program. Senate Bill 1127 would allow every Michigan resident who needs assistance to be eligible for the benefits they deserve if they… Read More

Ann Arbor Legislators Propose Ban on Use of Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Food Packaging

// on Mon, Aug 17 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — On Saturday, Aug. 15, Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) introduced legislation that would ban toxic PFAS, BPA, and phthalate ‘forever chemicals’ from the manufacturing and sale of food packaging in Michigan. Senate Bill 1072 would require an annual assessment of the hazard, exposure, and… Read More

State Senator Jeff Irwin| Voter Education Newsletter

// on Sat, Aug 8 2020 / Newsletter

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 times… Read More


// on Tue, Jul 28 2020 / Newsletter

Dear Friend,Michigan is a great place to live, work, and retire — despite the average temperature. I want you to know that I am working to make Michigan an even better place to live for everybody and that I want to hear from you about… Read More

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