News From Rep. Chang

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo), members of the Michigan Gun Violence Prevention Caucus, have introduced legislation to institute stronger gun safety regulations in Michigan and calling on Congress to lift a ban on research related to gun violence at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The bills, House Bills 5369-5371, wouldn’t interfere with the Second Amendment right to lawfully own a firearm, but would help ensure...

Thursday, December 7, 2017

LANSING — Tonight, House Democrats voted to protect the earned health care benefits of Michigan’s retired first responders. Last week, hundreds of police officers and firefighters rallied against proposals which could have gutted health care for local heroes. Today, the recommendation of House Democrats to implement the reforms of the bipartisan Responsible Retirement Reform for Local Government Task Force was accepted. While these benefits are now protected, communities in the state continue to struggle with...

Thursday, November 30, 2017

LANSING -- “For too long, women have not had a seat at the table. This has allowed a troubling patriarchal system to flourish – not just in our state houses, but throughout our state and nation. As a woman in government, and as the mother of a young daughter, I fully believe we must do more to break down the systems that have been in place for generations and in their place, build...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

DETROIT — A week removed from the contentious House Bill 5013 vote, the majority of Detroit Caucus members stand unified in their opposition to the legislation, which would have reduced rates for drivers only if they agreed to large reductions in coverage as well. They reiterated their position today, calling for the conversation on no-fault to continue. 

“The failure of HB 5013 symbolized a bipartisan agreement that more needed to be done, and that different...

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