State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) and Alberta Tinsley-Talabi (D-Detroit) announced a legislative package today that would reform Michigan insurance law and protect consumers. House Bill 4116 would enforce that overcharges to policyholders must be reimbursed. HB 4117 prohibits determining a person’s rate by certain factors, including their form of employment, education, credit history or residency. HB 4127 outright prohibits insurers from using credit scores to determine premiums for drivers in Michigan. Michigan has...

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit), in response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State Address, said that the Legislature needs to focus on making Michigan’s economy work for everyone. Snyder addressed the looming budget deficit, caused by massive tax breaks and incentives to big corporations. Coupled with tax increases on seniors and working families, Michigan’s recovery lags behind the rest of the nation.

“I look forward to continued discussion on...

Thursday, 22 January 2015

“I am proud to stand with my fellow legislators in speaking out for a woman’s right to make her own decisions about her health and future. Now 42 years after the historic Roe v. Wade decision, a majority of Americans agree the law of the land should be upheld. Despite this majority, many people continue to play politics with this issue, having negative consequences on women’s access to birth control and cancer screenings. I will...

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Wendell Byrd (D-Detroit), Fred Durhal III (D-Detroit), LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit), Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) and Leslie Love (D-Detroit) took the oath of office today, beginning their first terms in the Michigan House of Representatives.

Byrd is starting his first term serving the constituents of Michigan’s 3rd House District, which comprises a portion of northern Detroit. He previously served as the comptroller for...