News From Rep. Darany

Friday, 9 January 2015

LANSING — State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) and Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint).

“I’m grateful to Democratic Leader Tim Greimel for my appointment to caucus whip, and I am extremely happy to be leading such a talented team of assistant...

Thursday, 4 December 2014

LANSING – Legislation sponsored by state Representative George T. Darany (D-Dearborn) was voted out of the House today and will move to the Senate for consideration. House Bill 4021 will expand the list of intent for kidnapping to include knowingly restraining a minor for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The need for HB 4021 was brought to Darany’s attention by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

“I am very appreciative of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office...

Thursday, 2 October 2014

LANSING — Testimony was taken Wednesday on a bipartisan package of three bills that would improve the care of foster children in the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee. The bills, House Bills 5849-5851, would create a Children’s Assurance of Quality Foster Care and require that children in foster care be informed of their rights in an age-appropriate manner.

“t any time, there are about 13,000 Michigan children in foster care, and these vulnerable kids...

Rep. Marcia Hovey-Wright, center, gives testimony on her bill to improve foster care.
Tuesday, 18 March 2014

State Representative George T. Darany (D-Dearborn) announced today that nearly $400,000 in additional funds would go toward fixing Dearborn’s roads as part of the $100 million winter maintenance fund included in Senate Bill 608, Michigan’s fiscal year 2014 budget supplemental.

“I am happy to know that Dearborn will be receiving additional funds to repair our crumbling roads,” said Darany. “With the problems caused by this severe winter, it is important that we address this issue...

Saturday, 13 April 2013

DEARBORN - State Representative George T. Darany (D-Dearborn) applauded the approval of a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) development grant that was awarded to the city of Dearborn to extend the Rouge River Gateway Trail. The city will receive $280,000 to extend the trail and connect it to Ford Field Park. The project is one of 76 that support outdoor recreation development and land acquisitions that will be funded throughout the state in 2013....