News From Rep. Santana

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) voiced her disappointment today regarding President Trump’s Executive Order to ban immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

“This is not who we are. This is not what we represent,” Santana said. “As a legislator who represents a portion of Dearborn, the largest Arab-American community in the United States, it is my responsibility to stand up on behalf of all of the people of my district. This order is...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

LANSING —State Rep. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) received her committee assignments today and announced her legislative priorities, setting her sights on reforming the high costs of auto insurance, providing for economic development and ensuring safe neighborhoods for the residents of Michigan.

“It is imperative that the residents in my district are given relief from the burden of the high cost of auto insurance. Coupled with that relief, I hope to foster a favorable climate for small...

Monday, January 23, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) expressed her concern and disappointment with the School Reform Office’s (SRO) recent plan to put three schools from her district on notice to be potentially closed. On Friday, the SRO sent a notice to the parents of students attending Ann Arbor Trail Magnet School, Detroit Institute of Technology at Cody and Henderson Academy, that within 30 days, the SRO would make the decision whether or not to put...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) was sworn in on the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives, during today’s opening ceremony for the 99th Legislature. Santana, who represents House District 9, is excited to get to work on behalf of her constituents. House District 9 is comprised of the lower west side of the city of Detroit and a portion of the city of Dearborn.

“I am honored and humbled to serve the...

State Rep. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With her are her husband, former state Rep. Harvey Santana, her uncle Norris Ford Sr. and cousin Norris Ford III.

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