LANSING, Mich. (March 3, 2021) — Sens. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today introduced a bill package to pause punitive uses of data from standardized tests for the 2020-2021 school year.In Michigan, students in grades K-12 are evaluated annually using a combination of… Read More
March is Reading Month. Download this Michigan bookmark and let your kids color it. Enjoy!… Read More
LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 17, 2021) — Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) has introduced two bills as part of a bipartisan legislative package that would change the election dates in Michigan to better balance the election calendar for local clerks and court challenges.Included in the legislation are Senate Bills … Read More
LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 11, 2021) — Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today released the following statement in support of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed investments in public infrastructure projects, including for road and bridge repairs and wastewater protection efforts:“Gov. Whitmer’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year prioritizes the… Read More
LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 9, 2021) — Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) has introduced Senate Bill 2 as his first bill of the new legislative session. The bill would increase the maximum number of weeks a person could receive unemployment benefits from 20 to 26 weeks.“It should… Read More
I encourage students and families looking for help paying for college to sign up for an upcoming Virtual College Financial Aid Night hosted by @MI Student Aid. The free sessions will take place from 6:30-8pm EST every Tuesday and Thursday in February and will include… Read More
WARREN, Mich. (Jan. 27, 2021) — Sen. Paul Wojno (D–Warren) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address tonight that included a commitment to implementing the state’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan, which has a focus on increasing vaccine distribution: “Michigan has a history of grit, determination, and innovation. While we have so much to be proud of… Read More
Dear friends:The challenges we faced in 2020 were unlike any other as we dealt with the impact of COVID-19 in our communities. I admire the strength and dedication our senior community has demonstrated, and I know that you will take that same spirit of intensity… Read More
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE GRANTS What: The State of Michigan has allocated $45 million to provide support to employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Grant Amount: Eligible recipients meeting all criteria and providing a complete and accurate application will be awarded assistance up to $1,650. The award is taxable, but… Read More
LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is reminding residents and operators of nursing homes and other care facilities that Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) – often referred to as stimulus payments – belong to the person named on the check, not to the organization providing care. The second round of stimulus payments has been approved and the payments are being sent out over the… Read More
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