LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) today released the following statement after the Michigan Senate voted along party lines to approve House Concurrent Resolution 1. The resolution overturns Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2019-02, which would restructure the Michigan Department… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, in which she talked about the need to protect Michigan’s drinking water. “Our state is home to the world’s most precious source of… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) today introduced a bill that would help reduce the number of child injuries in car accidents by updating the requirements for child car seats and booster seats. Senate Bill 89 would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) has issued the following statement on news that Detroit police officer Gary Steele allegedly posted a racist video on social media of a black woman he pulled over driving with an expired license plate. “The behavior… Read More
“Our teachers are our first responders with our students,” says Santana. “We want them to be able to have a mechanism where they can identify if there are any issues of mental health with our students, or a trauma, any type of mental illnesses… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has made mental health training for teachers her first order of business in the new legislative session. Senate Bill 41 would require the Michigan Department of Education, in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Health and… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) issued the following statement on her meeting yesterday with new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon. “It was an honor meeting Robert Gordon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s choice to lead the Michigan Department… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) took the oath of office today to represent the citizens of Michigan’s 3rd Senate District. “I am so honored to serve the people of our district in the state Senate,” Sen. Santana said. “I’ve already started developing legislation… Read More
Governor Rick Snyder and State Rep. Sylvia Santana were recognized with “Excellence in Education” awards at the showcase for their commitment to connecting students with innovative technologies, and their dedication to improving the Michigan educational system. https://www.macombdaily.com/news/local/macomb-students-travel-to-lansing-to-present-technology-showcase/article_d84c1da4-ff1b-11e8-86c3-97767b332940.html… Read More
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