News From Democratic Leader Sam Singh

Monday, February 29, 2016

LANSING — Legislation sponsored by House Democratic Floor Leader Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) is headed to the governor to be signed into law after receiving broad bipartisan support in both the House and Senate. House Bill 4314 will grant law enforcement authority to enforce traffic laws on private property open the general public, such as a store parking lot, in instances when the violation results in serious harm or death.

“This need for this legislation...

Friday, February 12, 2016

LANSING — Michigan House Democratic Floor Leader Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) named state Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) Assistant Democratic Floor Leader for the remainder of the 2015-16 legislative session. Rep. Greig replaces former Rep. Derek Miller, who recently resigned after being appointed to serve as the Macomb County Treasurer.

“Rep. Greig has shown herself to be a forward-thinking leader in the Democratic caucus here in Lansing, and has brought a fresh perspective to many...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled his Fiscal Year 2017 budget today during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees. The budget has a heavy focus on funding for the water crisis affecting the city of Flint, where Gov. Snyder proposed $195 million in funding.

“I’m pleased to see Gov. Snyder retool his budget for the upcoming fiscal year to put a focus on the needs of Flint, but the problem is...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

LANSING — Today, the Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus held a presentation on Fred Korematsu, a Japanese-American who refused to go to an internment camp during World War II. Karen Korematsu, executive director of the Korematsu Institute, and daughter of Mr. Korematsu, attended the presentation to serve on a panel of other experts in Asian Pacific American topics.

“Standing here today with Karen Korematsu to speak out on behalf of all Americans seeking fair treatment...

The Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus welcomed Karen Korematsu, daughter of national civil rights hero Fred Korematsu, to the Capitol on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Fred Korematsu challenged the constitutionality of the government's imprisonment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Members of the APA Legislative caucus include, from left: State Representatives Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), Kathy Crawford
Thursday, December 10, 2015

EAST LANSING – State Representative Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) invites residents to join him for his December coffee hour to discuss their thoughts and ideas about improving state government.

Singh will host his December coffee hour on:

  • Monday, Dec. 14, from 9-10 a.m. at the Okemos Public Library, 4321 Okemos Road in Okemos.

Singh encourages people to sign up for his email updates, which will provide brief updates on his work at the Capitol and...