Senate Democrats Expand Unemployment as Federal Benefits Expire

// on Thu, Jul 2 2020 / Press release

LANSING — The Senate Democratic Caucus has introduced a comprehensive plan to boost Michigan’s unemployment system to expand benefits for unemployed individuals starting July 25, 2020 — the last date of federal benefits for unemployment. Currently, unemployed Michiganders can access a more generous unemployment compensation… Read More


Democrats Introduce Bills to Protect Workers during Re-engagement

// on Tue, May 19 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Winnie Brinks(D-Grand Rapids) and Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo) today introduced a bill package to protect workers and public health as Michigan begins to re-engage the economy. Identical bills have been introduced in the House by Democratic Representatives. “Many workers are afraid to… Read More


Senator Sean McCann Newsletter May 2020

// on Thu, May 7 2020 / Newsletter

Dear Voter: During the 2018 election, Michigan voters approved Proposal 2, adding an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission to the state Constitution that will be responsible for drawing district lines for the state House, state Senate and U.S. Congress every 10 years. The Independent Citizens… Read More


McCann praises Pfizer vaccine production in Kalamazoo

// on Tue, May 5 2020 / Press release

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Sen. Sean McCann issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Pfizer Inc. will conduct the initial manufacturing of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kalamazoo — the largest manufacturing site in its Pfizer network — as part of a clinical trial underway in… Read More


Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

// on Mon, Mar 23 2020 / Press release

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. For at least the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, and… Read More


McCann on workforce development, PFAS funding in supplemental bill

// on Thu, Mar 12 2020 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sean McCann has issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate passed a supplemental budget that includes funding for workforce development programs, PFAS remediation efforts and other items: “From speaking with many constituents over the past few months, it was clear that a supplemental… Read More


McCann supportive of Whitmer priorities

// on Wed, Jan 29 2020 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sean McCann has issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, which included proposals for addressing the issues that matter most to Michigan families:  “Whether it’s cleaning up our drinking water, fixing our crumbling roads and bridges, or investing in education, I remain committed to… Read More


SEAN McCANN MICHIGAN SENATE | DISTRICT 20

// on Tue, Jan 28 2020 / Press release

Dear Neighbors: It is an honor to serve the people of Kalamazoo County in our state capital in Lansing. My first year in the Senate has been an exciting challenge with so many opportunities to make our community and Michigan better. I am working hard… Read More


Sen. McCann on Michigan lawsuits against PFAS manufacturers

// on Tue, Jan 14 2020 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sean McCann issued the following statement today on the heels of the announcement by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel to sue manufacturers of PFAS, the toxic ‘forever chemicals’ that have contaminated the drinking water for… Read More


McCann on Reinstatement of Critical Funding in Supplemental Bills

// on Wed, Dec 4 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo) has issued the following statement in support of budget supplementals voted on today that would restore funding to the Tuition Grant Program, county jail reimbursements, and an autism intervention pilot project:  “I am pleased the administration and the Legislature were able… Read More

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