News From Rep. Chang

Thursday, February 2, 2017

DETROIT — State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) introduced legislation today, HB 4161, requiring that a recount include every precinct’s ballots cast.

Currently, when a recount is conducted, all ballots of a precinct using an electronic voting system are recounted unless: the seal on the ballot container is broken or has a different number than what is recorded in the poll book; the number of ballots to be recounted and the number of ballots indicated on...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

DETROIT — State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), House Democratic Caucus Constituent Services chairwoman, today named state Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) as deputy chairwoman of constituent services.

“Rep. Clemente is committed to ensuring that House Democrats are providing the best constituent services possible to residents throughout our districts,” said Chang. “I look forward to working with her in this important endeavor.”

Rep. Clemente is a lifelong Downriver resident serving her first term as the state...

Monday, January 30, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) spoke out today against President Trump’s signing of his executive order issuing a temporary ban on most refugees, and a suspension of visas for citizens of Syria and six other Middle Eastern and African countries.

“As the son of immigrants, and now a legislator working to safeguard the freedoms and liberties they sought when moving here, I...

Friday, January 27, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) has been elected to serve as chairwoman of the Progressive Women’s Caucus, a group of bicameral Lansing legislators committed to fighting for equal pay, paid sick leave, equal access to affordable health care and other critical issues affecting women and their families. Other leaders elected include state Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) as vice chairwoman, state Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) as secretary and state Rep. Leslie Love (D-Detroit) as treasurer.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) introduced today the first group of bills in a bipartisan package that will ensure access to clean, safe and affordable water in Michigan. The bills were outlined as necessary steps to take in the report issued in October 2016 by the Joint Select Committee on the Flint Water Emergency chaired by state Sen. Jim Stamas (R-Midland).

 “Clean,...

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