LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Rosemary Bayer (D-Bloomfield Hills),Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today introduced a bill package to pause most standardized tests for the 2020-2021 school year. Identical bills are expected to be introduced in the House by Democratic Representatives. “Our… Read More
LANSING — The Senate Democratic Caucus has introduced a comprehensive plan to boost Michigan’s unemployment system to expand benefits for unemployed individuals starting July 25, 2020 — the last date of federal benefits for unemployment. Currently, unemployed Michiganders can access a more generous unemployment compensation… Read More
LANSING — Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today issued the following statement regarding the plan announced by General Motors (GM) to produce surgical masks at their Warren plant that will help provide needed supplies to medical workers confronting the coronavirus pandemic. “The hardworking men and women at our nation’s… Read More
To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. For at least the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, and… Read More
LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law legislation sponsored by Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) to improve the Wrongful Victim Compensation Act by giving exonerees more time to receive compensation. “Ensuring justice for exonerated individuals means giving them actual opportunities to receive the compensation they are… Read More
LANSING — Sens. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Paul Wojno (D-Warren) and Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) have introduced a bill package to fight human trafficking by providing training for public employees in certain occupations and for owners, operators and employees of hotels. Senate Bill 772, sponsored by Sen. Santana, would require the Human Trafficking… Read More
LANSING — Sen. Paul Wojno (D–Warren) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address and her commitment to fix Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure: “Michigan has the worst-rated roads in the nation, and that has created unsafe and expensive driving conditions and further financial liability for drivers. Fixing our roads and bridges, and improving our… Read More
My first year in the Senate has gone fast, but — together — we’ve achieved so much for Macomb and for Michigan. I’ve met many new friends, and I am dedicated to meeting many others as we look to accomplish our goals as a district… Read More
LANSING — Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) and members of the Macomb legislative delegation conferenced with state officials today after hazardous waste was found seeping onto I-696 on Friday from a nearby, condemned business, and issued the following statement: “The news that hexavalent chromium, a known carcinogen, was seeping onto I-696 on… Read More
LANSING — Sens. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) and Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township) helped celebrate the 40th anniversary of Nino Salvaggio International Market — a Macomb County staple that offers fresh, locally grown produce and international cuisine — recently with a legislative tribute of recognition, signed by both senators as well… Read More
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