Sens. Polehanki, Wojno Lead Group of Legislators Demanding Wayne State University End Inhumane Dog Experiments

// on Thu, Aug 26 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (Aug. 26, 2021) — Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia) and Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today marked National Dog Day by publicly urging Wayne State University to end the use of dogs in heart experiments conducted at the university. A bipartisan letter has also been sent… Read More

Medicare Virtual Town Hall with State Sen. Wojno

// on Thu, Jul 15 2021 / Press release

What you need to know. Hosted by State Senator Paul Wojno with Medicare Specialist James Fournier. Read More

AG Nessel Commends Senate, House for Recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Month

// on Tue, Jun 15 2021 / Press release

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel commended the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives for recognizing the importance of Elder Abuse.  On June 8, the Senate adopted Senate Resolution 62 introduced by Senator Paul Wojno recognizing June 15 as Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On June 2, the House adopted HR 120 – introduced by Representative Brenda Carter – which declared June 2021 as Elder Abuse Awareness Month.  … Read More

Senator Wojno Calls on Congress to Preserve, Protect Social Security

// on Thu, Jun 10 2021 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. (June 10, 2021) — Sen. Paul Wojno (D-Warren) today introduced a resolution calling on Congress to reject attempts to weaken, cut, or privatize Social Security so that its benefits remain protected for current and future generations of working Americans.Senate Resolution 65 would ensure… Read More

Democrats Introduce Bills to Pause the Punitive Use of Standardized Testing Data

// on Wed, Mar 3 2021 / Press release

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

Sen. Wojno introduces bills to change Michigan’s election dates

// on Wed, Feb 17 2021 / Press release

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

Senator Wojno introduces bill to support hardworking Michiganders, increase unemployment benefits to 26 weeks

// on Tue, Feb 9 2021 / Press release

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

Learn How to Pay for College at ‘Virtual College Financial Aid Night’

// on Thu, Jan 28 2021 / Press release

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

Wojno on determination, state plan to get through the pandemic

// on Thu, Jan 28 2021 / Press release

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

Employee Assistance Grants, the Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program, and the Michigan Stages Survival Grant Program

// on Tue, Jan 19 2021 / Press release

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

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