LANSING — State Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) today introduced a bill to honor women veterans. The legislation, part of a bipartisan eight-bill package, would create a new license plate recognizing the sacrifices of women who served in the military and their families. “I am proud… Read More
LANSING — State Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D–Livonia) issued the following statement on today’s no-fault auto insurance reform legislation: “Western Wayne County drivers deserve rate relief. I am pleased that this bipartisan legislation provides individuals, seniors and families with options for rate… Read More
The [Arbor Hills Landfill in Salem Township] has had a growing number of violations with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. In February 7 Action News reported on three violations that had been filed since the start of the year, more have piled up since… Read More
Four state senators introduced a bill to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. The proposed bills would prevent adoption agencies from discriminating based on sexual orientation. It expands on Attorney General Dana Nessel’s recent court settlement to ban state-contracted agencies from barring… Read More
LANSING — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), and Sens. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) have introduced legislation to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. “LGBT Michiganders encounter enough discrimination, and shouldn’t face additional rejection, humiliation and disappointment when seeking to adopt Michigan’s… Read More
NORTHVILLE — State Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), State Rep. Matt Koleszar (D-Plymouth) and Northville Township Supervisor Bob Nix invite residents to join them at an upcoming town hall regarding the operation of the Arbor Hills Landfill. The April 16 event is a chance for the… Read More
For decades, Michigan was a beacon for educators from around the country looking to shape the next generation. Our education system, teachers and, most importantly, our students, thrived. Then, a massive disinvestment in K-12 education began in 2010. As a public high school English teacher… Read More
LANSING — State Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D–Livonia) today issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget proposal: “For the last decade we have underfunded Michigan schools. As a teacher who spent 19 years in the classroom, I know firsthand the impact of underfunding our… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D–Livonia) today issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address and her education agenda: “Michigan’s broken school funding system has left us facing a literacy crisis and skills gap that is keeping students… Read More
Legislation would shift use of the School Aid Fund back to original intent LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) made protecting public school funding her first priority in the new legislative session with the introduction of a resolution requiring the School Aid Fund… Read More
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