Bookmark Coloring Sheet

// on Thu, Feb 25 2021 / Newsletter

March is Reading Month. Download this Michigan bookmark and let your kids color it. Enjoy!… Read More


Sen. Polehanki Urges Legislative Action on Proposed Education Budget

// on Thu, Feb 11 2021 / Press Statement

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 11, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget recommendation today, which includes the largest investment in schools in state history:“For the past year, while we have all grappled with the challenges of the… Read More


Senator Polehanki on Governor Whitmer’s COVID-19 Student Recovery Advisory Council

// on Fri, Feb 5 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 4, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) has released the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2021-02 to create the Student Recovery Advisory Council of Michigan that will provide guidance and recommendations to ensure Michigan students have the tools and resources… Read More


Senator Polehanki prioritizes needs of all Michiganders, urges action on Governor Whitmer’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan

// on Thu, Jan 28 2021 / Press release

LIVONIA, Mich. (Jan. 27, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) has issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, in which she spoke about Michigan’s recovery plan for the COVID-19 pandemic:  “As we move forward through this year, addressing the needs of all Michiganders affected by this pandemic must be our top priority for the new legislative session. Read More


Senator Polehanki Applauds Governor’s Request for $5M to Ban All Weapons from State Capitol

// on Wed, Jan 20 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 20, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) has released the following statement in response to yesterday’s supplemental budget request to the Michigan Legislature by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, in which she requested $5 million for Capitol security upgrades. This appropriation would be enough funding to… Read More


Round Two: Sens. Bayer, Polehanki Reintro Bills to Prohibit Guns at State Capitol

// on Wed, Jan 13 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Today, during the first Senate session of the 101st Michigan Legislature and amidst increasing threats to State Capitols nationwide, Sens. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) reintroduced legislation to prohibit both open and concealed carry of firearms in the Michigan State Capitol Building. The… Read More


2020 Year in Review Senator Dayna Polehanki

// on Wed, Jan 13 2021 / Newsletter

State Senator Dayna Polehanki 8,827 Constituent Correspondence(Calls, Emails, Letters)1,000+ Unemployment Insurance Agency Claims AssistedIntroduced Bills8 Sponsored, 160 Co-SponsoredSenatorPolehanki.comToll-free: (855) 347-8007Website: SenatorPolehanki.comEmail: SenDPolehanki@senate.michigan.gov “Advance Disposal’s blatant disregard for air quality has been a nuisance… Read More


Senator Polehanki on the Michigan Capitol Commission’s Proposal to Ban Open Carry at the State Capitol

// on Mon, Jan 11 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) has released the following statement in advance of the Michigan Capitol Commission’s scheduled meeting this afternoon to discuss implementing a ban on the open carry of firearms in the Capitol Building:“Let me make this clear: The Capitol Commission’s proposal to… Read More


Polehanki on News Regarding Threats to Governor, State Capitol

// on Thu, Oct 8 2020 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), whose tweet of armed men overlooking the Michigan State Senate chambers in June went viral, has issued the following statement regarding today’s news of an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and violently overthrow state government:“I was shaken to… 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

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