LANSING, Mich. (Sept. 21, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate today passed the Fiscal Year 2022 budget that totals just under $70 billion in combined state and federal funds, and that includes direct investments for the residents and services… Read More
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 10, 2021 — Yesterday, Arbor Hills Energy (AHE) settled with the state and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to significantly reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions at its Northville landfill gas-to-energy facility. SO2 is a dangerous, foul-smelling pollutant that can cause substantial harm… Read More
September 3, 2021 Friends, August is always a month full of change: kids are entering a new year of school, adults are looking for new opportunities to further their career, and your government is mapping out the framework for the rest of this year. Read More
LANSING, Mich. (Aug. 26, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today marked National Dog Day by publicly urging Wayne State University to end the use of dogs in heart experiments conducted at the university. A bipartisan letter has also been sent… Read More
Government of the people, by the people, for the people. As your state senator, I’m proud to represent you and nearly 280,000 people across seven cities and townships here in Wayne County. I fundamentally believe our government is only as effective as the number of… Read More
August 6, 2021 Friends, As we wind down the summer and head toward the school year, I remain laser-focused on ensuring our students, teachers, and administrators have all the tools they need to have a safe, robust school year. Among those priorities is working… Read More
July 23, 2021 Friends, I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe as we enter the second half of summer, and just wanted to connect with you about some recent legislative and community updates. Included in this newsletter are updates… Read More
June 9, 2021 Hello Friends, I hope this newsletter finds you and your family safe and healthy. Summer is in full swing here in Michigan, which means lots of fun in the sun but also making sure to stay safe… Read More
LANSING, Mich. (June 30, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate today passed a K-12 budget that makes the largest investment in K-12 public schools in our state’s history and closes the gap between the lowest- and highest-funded school… Read More
LANSING, Mich. (June 24, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) today introduced legislation that would create a track for paraprofessionals to become classroom teachers.Senate Bills 567 and 568, sponsored by Sens. Polehanki and Geiss, respectively, would create two different tracks for paraprofessionals to become… Read More
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