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Sen. Polehanki Celebrates Signing of Historic Bill to Expand Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to LGBTQ+ Michiganders
After four-decade fight, 373,000+ residents, including those in Western Wayne, finally receive long-awaited protection and recognition LANSING, Mich. (March 17, 2023) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and the Michigan Senate Democrats continue to make history...
Sens. Hertel, Polehanki Introduce ‘Teddy’s Law’ to Help Rescue Lab-Tested Animals
Bills would incentivize adoption of, require annual reports on dogs and cats used in animal testing LANSING, Mich. (March 8, 2023) — Sens. Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores) and Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) recently introduced Senate Bills 148 and 149, collectively...
Senate District 5 Updates
Friends, I hope this newsletter reaches you and your family safe and healthy. As the weather drops this week, please make sure to dress warm and take precautions when driving. Featured in this newsletter: Gov. Whitmer’s FY23/24 Budget Recommendations AG Nessel:...
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It is a great honor to have earned the “Brandi Award” from the Animal Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan for my work in the legislature around animal welfare. I am grateful for Attorneys for Animals and Michigan Humane for hosting. Oh, and kittens! ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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You certainly earned the award! Thanks for your work on behalf of animals. We enjoyed honoring you at the ceremony.
Well deserved, Dayna!
This is a wonderful award for a very worthy cause!!!
What a great work to look after the animals. Animals need shelters in my country because people do not care for them , we need to work together to establish shelters for animals all over the globe , we need to make International laws which prevent any kind of abuse or mistreat of animals, hopefully we start that as soon as possible .
“Senate Education Chairwoman Dayna Polehanki, D-Livonia, said Fox appeared to be bent on theocracy, a government system in which religious leaders or beliefs rule.
‘He really shrugged off [any notion of] separation of church and state,’ Polehanki said of Fox.
Polehanki noted that the state already has social studies standards and said her committee wouldn't take up Fox's bill.” ... See MoreSee Less
Republican bill would mandate teaching about 'Christian foundations' of U.S.
t.coThe bill, sponsored by Rep. Joseph Fox, a GOP lawmaker from Fremont, drew immediate criticism from majority Democrats.
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This reminds me of when Patrick Colbeck was our state senator for us in Livonia. He tried to get the State Social Studies Curriculum to remove the word "democracy" from the state standards. So, we are extra grateful you are now our Senator, Dayna!
Their is a reason for the separation of church and state, look at Iran and other religious based government’s. . Also the public school system is populated by people of many beliefs.
Yesterday, we acknowledged Memorial Day at the Michigan Capitol with a beautiful ceremony. I was pleased to be joined by Army Specalist Christoper Sawyers and his mother Susan.
Christopher is a Garden City resident and the Vice Commander of American Legion Post 396. He is active in supporting his fellow military veterans in and around the Garden City community.
I appreciate that they took the time to join me in Lansing to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and to reflect on all Americans who have served in our country’s military. ... See MoreSee Less
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Keep up the good work
I thought that was my Susie! Nothing like keeping yourself surrounded by hood people! Congrats Christopher and Susie!
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