Sen. Polehanki Applauds Teacher Recruitment Investments in School Aid Budget

// on Fri, Jul 1 2022 / Press Statement

LANSING, Mich. (July 1, 2022) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) has issued the following statement regarding today’s passage of the K-12 school aid budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year, which includes a $450 per pupil increase for school districts and significant investments in teacher recruitment:“After Senate Democrats… Read More


Senate District 7 Updates

// on Fri, Jun 24 2022 / Email

Friends,  I hope you’ve been able to kick off this summer with family and friends outdoors. As always, it is an honor to serve as your State Senator in Lansing, and I thank you for sharing thoughts… Read More


Polehanki, Brinks Introduce a Bill Package to Attract, Retain Teachers in Michigan

// on Thu, Jun 16 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 16, 2022) — Today, Senate Democrats, led by Sens. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), introduced a package of bills designed to attract and retain teachers in Michigan to address the educator shortage that has been many years in the making.In February 2020, just… Read More


Senate District 7 Updates

// on Fri, Jun 10 2022 / Email

Friends, I hope you’ve all been able to get outside and enjoy the recent warm weather we’ve been having. As always, it is an honor to serve as your State Senator in Lansing, and I thank you for… Read More


Sens. Polehanki, Geiss Walk Out of Education Committee in Protest of Anti-Truth in History Bill

// on Tue, Jun 7 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 7, 2022) — Today, Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee Minority Vice Chair Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and fellow committee member Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) walked out of a committee hearing on House Bill 5097, which would ban the teaching of true and… Read More


Senate District 7 Updates

// on Fri, May 27 2022 / Email

Friends, I hope you have all been doing well lately. I know the past few weeks of news have not been easy to digest, but please know that I am working hard in Lansing to ensure that… Read More


A Guide on Michigan Elections

// on Tue, May 24 2022 / Newsletter

Dear Friend, Voting is one of the most fundamental rights of a functioning democracy. Any U.S. citizen who is at least age 18 on Election Day is eligible to vote — but before you can cast a ballot, you must register. Voter registration forms are… Read More


Senate District 7 Updates

// on Fri, May 13 2022 / Email

Friends, I hope you have all had a chance to enjoy the warm spring weather we have been having this week. As we continue to enjoy all our community has to offer this spring, please remember to continue… Read More


Senate District 7 Updates

// on Fri, Apr 29 2022 / Email

Friends, There’s been a lot of news happening around our state and in Lansing lately. Remember, I work for YOU at the Capitol, and I want you to stay updated on what’s happening, so I hope you… Read More


Sens. Polehanki, McCann Introduce EV, Charging Station Rebate Bills

// on Thu, Apr 21 2022 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (April 21, 2022) — Sens. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo) today introduced legislation to create an electric vehicle (EV) and charging station rebate program for Michigan residents which, if enacted, would take effect later this year.“We can think of no better investment to make than… Read More

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