Santana on Grant to Reinvent Ford’s Dearborn Campus

// on Mon, Nov 25 2019 / Press release

DEARBORN — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Department of Transportation awarded a state transportation economic development grant to Ford Motor Co. — for infrastructure improvements to support more than 11,000 Wayne County jobs — as the company redevelops and revolutionizes… Read More


Legislators Announce Bills to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors

// on Wed, Oct 23 2019 / Press release

LANSING — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Rep. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) and Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt), along with members of the state’s Progressive Women’s Caucus, today announced legislation that would help support domestic violence survivors as they try to flee abusive relationships and rebuild their lives.  “Michigan can be a… Read More


Santana Applauds Hard Work, Dedication of LPCs to Practice

// on Fri, Oct 18 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has issued the following statement on the Michigan Senate unanimously passing legislation today in support of Licensed Professional Counselors in Michigan. “The value of licensed, professional counselors in our state cannot be understated, especially when so many people are struggling to… Read More


Santana on Michigan ‘Raise the Age’ Bills Passing State Senate

// on Wed, Oct 16 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Senate passed “Raise the Age” legislation, led by Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), to raise the age of convicted individuals in Michigan prosecuted as adults from 17 to 18. “There has been little good to come out of prosecuting our children as adults,… Read More


Santana Welcomes Constituents to Capitol for Community Day

// on Tue, Oct 15 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Today, Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) welcomed 31 people from Dearborn, Detroit and Melvindale to Lansing, where they toured the Capitol Building and discussed consumer protections, school aid funding, and health and human services issues. “I’m so proud to have had an opportunity to speak with… Read More


Senator Santana on Michigan ‘Raise the Age’ Law Progress

// on Thu, Oct 10 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), the lead sponsor on legislation to raise the age of convicted individuals in Michigan prosecuted as adults from 17 to 18, has issued the following statement after an agreement was reached this morning in the Senate Judiciary Committee that resolved differences… Read More


Santana Welcomes Detroiters to Community Day at the Capitol

// on Tue, Oct 8 2019 / Press release

LANSING – Today, Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) welcomed 51 people from the 3rd Senate District to the Capitol, where they discussed concerns and interest in auto insurance, consumer protections, and health and human services issues.  “It has always been important to me that the people I represent… Read More


Sen. Santana, Rep. Hammoud Secure $1.25 Million for Dearborn Police

// on Thu, Oct 3 2019 / Press release

Funding for project will enhance public safety, better use tax dollars LANSING — During budget negotiations, state Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) and Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) were able to secure $1.25 million in state funding to improve the consolidated 911 dispatch center, which will enhance communication and public safety… Read More


Sen. Santana on lack of funding for K-12 schools

// on Thu, Sep 19 2019 / Press release

LANSING — Today, Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) issued the following statement after she voted no on the K-12 budget on the Senate floor: “As a parent, my three kids are the most important people in my life. As a mother, it’s imperative to me that they receive… 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

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