Michigan Senate bill would honor John Dingell with memorial highway designation

// on Fri, Jun 21 2019 / Article

A portion of a Dearborn highway would be renamed after the late U.S. Rep. John Dingell, Jr., the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, under legislation introduced in the Michigan Senate this week. The bill, Senate Bill 387, would rename part of US-24 that… Read More


Santana on memorializing Congressman Dingell with highway naming

// on Thu, Jun 20 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) today introduced legislation to rename part of US-24 in Dearborn as the “John D. Dingell, Jr. Memorial Highway” in honor of the former Congressman who served nearly 60 years in our nation’s capital and earned the title of “Dean” of the… Read More


Santana Invites Local Residents to Dearborn Coffee Hours

// on Thu, Jun 20 2019 / Press release

DEARBORN — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) invites residents to join her on Monday, June 24th, to discuss current events in Lansing and the local community at a series of coffee hours she will host around Dearborn.  Coffee & Conversation hours are open opportunities to discuss important issues with the senator and… Read More


Santana on legislature’s passage of no-fault auto insurance reform

// on Fri, May 24 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Legislature reached an agreement on no-fault auto insurance reform and passed Senate Bill 1:   “Michiganders have been demanding action to lower the cost of auto insurance for years and, quite frankly, it’s about… Read More


Santana safeguards poor consumers, tells retailers: Accept cash

// on Thu, May 9 2019 / Press release

LANSING — In response to the growing trend of retailers only accepting debit cards, credit cards or digital wallets as forms of payment, Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has introduced legislation that would require Michigan businesses to also accept cash from customers if they are buying goods or… Read More


Santana named to Governor’s Jail and Pretrial Incarceration task force

// on Thu, May 9 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after being named by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) to the bipartisan Michigan Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration to reform Michigan’s justice system.  “It’s an honor to be appointed to serve on the… Read More


Santana on Senate passage of auto insurance reform

// on Tue, May 7 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate passed Senate Bill 1 today, which would allow motorists to choose their medical coverage levels in their insurance policies. “My constituents sent me to Lansing to work on auto insurance reform, since… Read More


Santana’s legislation to classify 17-year-olds as juveniles clears full Senate

// on Wed, Apr 24 2019 / Press release

LANSING – Legislation by Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) to prosecute individuals under the age of 18 who are convicted of a crime as juveniles instead of adults has passed the Senate and will now head to the House for consideration. “I’m so pleased to see this overdue… Read More


Santana named to newly created judicial task force

// on Thu, Apr 18 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has been named by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) to Governor Whitmer’s newly announced bipartisan Michigan Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration to reform Michigan’s justice system. According to the Michigan Supreme Court, the group will be analyzing jail… Read More


Santana on Senate committee support of raising the age to 18 for adult charges

// on Thu, Apr 18 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after her ‘Raise the Age’ legislation passed the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee this morning with support from both Democrats and Republicans.  Senate Bills 92, 95, and … Read More

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