News From Democratic Leader Sam Singh

Friday, March 8, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Theresa Abed (D-Grand Ledge) was in her district Thursday night to listen to how middle-class families have been impacted by tax increases and education cuts in Michigan. The event, held at the Delta Township Public Library is one of the House Democrats’ Listening Tour stops, in a series across the state. Joining Rep. Abed at the event were state House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), and Reps. ...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

“Wayne State University has reached an agreement on a contract with their employees as any Michigan employer has the right to do. This is a contract negotiation between WSU and its employees who have been working under a contract extension since summer. Lansing Republicans have no right to interfere in this process as a third party. News reports indicate that the new contract includes a review process for tenured professors who may be having problems...

Friday, February 15, 2013

EAST LANSING - State Representative Sam Singh (D- East Lansing) invites residents to join him for the first of what will be regular coffee hours to discuss their thoughts and ideas about improving state government.

Singh will host his March coffee hours on:

  • Friday, March 1, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Biggby, 4756 Marsh Road, Okemos.
  • Friday, March 15, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Ellie’s Country Kitchen, 130 E. Grand River Ave.,
  • ...
Monday, February 11, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) applauded Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and Gov. Rick Snyder for their recent decision to issue limited-term driver’s licenses and identification to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) participants.

“I am very pleased that Secretary Johnson has decided to issue driver’s licenses to these eligible young people who have grown up in this country, love the United States, and are studying and working hard to build good...

Thursday, February 7, 2013

LANSING - State Representative Andy Schor (D-Lansing) was joined by state Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Theresa Abed (D-Grand Ledge), Tom Leonard (R-Dewitt) and Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) in introducing House Resolution 22, which calls on Congress to intervene to prevent the closure of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Processing and Distribution Center in Lansing. Members of the Legislative Capitol Caucus signed on to the resolution in an effort to...