State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

Thursday, April 30, 2015

            LANSING – The House Detroit Caucus responded to Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed changes for Detroit Public Schools (DPS) today, noting they were glad to see some work being done to address the budget crisis for DPS. However, members also urge that conversation and brainstorming must take place to smooth out the details of the governor’s plan, many details of which they are hesitant to embrace.

            “We know there’s a...

Thursday, April 30, 2015

LANSING – The House Detroit Caucus responded to Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed changes for Detroit Public Schools (DPS) today, noting they were glad to see some work being done to address the budget crisis for DPS. However, members also urge that conversation and brainstorming must take place to smooth out the details of the governor’s plan, many details of which they are hesitant to embrace.

“We know there’s a crisis in Detroit for our schoolchildren,...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) was appointed by House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) as urban education reforms advisor and chairwoman. In this new role, she will work with Reps. Adam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores), the Democratic vice chairpersons of the House Education Committee and House Appropriations School Aid Subcommittee, respectively, and relevant stakeholders to propose and promote educational reforms focused on improving underperforming and distressed...

Monday, March 16, 2015

DETROIT – State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit), will be hosting a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 21, to discuss overcoming the barriers to higher education, both academic and economic. Titled “Education Town Hall: Increasing Detroit's Pipeline to Higher Education,” it will have three panels. The first will have college students from Michigan State University, Eastern Michigan University and the Center for Creative Studies. The second will focus on rerouting the school-to-prison pipeline, and...

Wednesday, February 4, 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...

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