News From Rep. Chang

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D- Detroit) introduced House Bill 5116 recently to create the Air Quality Enforcement and Mitigation (AQEM) Fund that would send fines paid by companies back to the affected communities.

“Through my short time in the Legislature so far, I have lost count of all the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality hearings I have been to in my district. I heard loud and clear from my residents at these hearings...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

DETROIT —  State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and her office recently conducted a survey in order to gather data from residents regarding the Michigan Department of Transportation’s proposed I-375 project in House District 6.

MDOT is currently conducting an environmental review process regarding the I-375 freeway as part of its five-year plan, and reviewing six proposed alternatives, ranging from reconstructing I-375 as it is to bringing the freeway up to surface street level.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

DETROIT — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton), and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) introduced a package of bills today to aid in creating healthy school environments to help students learn and grow. The seven bills would help schools improve the health and wellness of students and staff, reduce their environmental impact and energy costs and address environmental and sustainability literacy. The legislators also announced the creation of the Better...

Thursday, September 7, 2017

LANSING — On Wednesday, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced that the Canadian government has approved a permit needed by the Detroit International Bridge Company to build a new span next to the Ambassador Bridge. In response, state Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) issued the following statement:

“Southwest Detroiters and Windsor residents have continuously advocated for public health protections and environmental mitigations for any international bridge, whether it be a new Ambassador Bridge or the new...