News From Rep. Chang

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

DETROIT — State Representatives Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) received a tour of the Interstate 75 bridge over the River Rouge on Monday to understand the scope of the work and how it will affect their districts. Rep. Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) also participated in the tour. The bridge is the only major thoroughfare that connects Detroit to many Downriver communities.

“This bridge is a critical piece of infrastructure for residents and businesses...

From left, state Representatives Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) prepare to go on a tour of the I-75 Rouge River Bridge on Monday, May 23, 2016, in Detroit.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Today, the Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus joined the Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission, APIAVote-MI and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to host an Asian Pacific American Heritage and Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Lansing, with former Wayne State University Law School Dean Frank Wu delivering the keynote address. Wu is also the first Asian Pacific American professor hired to teach at Howard Law School, and currently serves as...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) and Representative Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) have introduced legislation that would give fire marshals, fire department chiefs, and other state or local fire fighter authorities the final say in closing schools and other buildings that are determined to be safety risks. Currently, in cities and school districts under supervision of an emergency manager, the governor-appointed emergency manager — and not a fire marshal or fire chief — is...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives George T. Darany (D-Dearborn) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) testified before the House Tax Policy Committee today as the committee considered House Bills 5557 and 5558, legislation to allow AK Steel, through its Dearborn Works facility, to continue to claim MEGA tax credits that were awarded to the previous operator of the facility. Specifically, the representatives urged the adoption of an amendment to HB 5557 to require the company to fully comply...

Thursday, March 24, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), along with other women of color representatives, hosted a group of high school girls at the Capitol today to show them the Legislature in action.

"I’m very glad that we could offer this experience to these high school girls,” said Chang. “It’s important that they see elected women of color in action so that they know that they have many options open to them when they decide on...

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