News From Rep. Chang

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...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit) and Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) called for hearings on their bipartisan, bicameral legislative package on water in recognition of World Water Day. World Water Day dates back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, when an international observance for water was recommended. The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating March 22, 2003 as the first World Water Day, and it has...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

 

LANSING — State Representative Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) said today that she is disappointed that the U.S. Coast Guard has granted a permit, with conditions, the Detroit International Bridge Co. (DIBC) to proceed with planning for a second span over the Detroit River next to the Ambassador Bridge.

Before he begins to build his second span, however, the DIBC first has to gain legal title to Riverside Park property. For that, they need approval from...

Friday, March 11, 2016

“On March 10, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a final action regarding several states that have failed to submit their State Implementation Plans to come into attainment with the sulfur dioxide standard within the Clean Air Act. Michigan is one of 11 states that is affected by this final action. This finding of failure establishes new deadlines for the EPA to impose sanctions or to develop a federal implementation plan if the state fails to...

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