News From Rep. Yanez

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

          LANSING – House Democrats filed a discharge petition today to bring House Bill 5124 to the House floor for a vote. The bill, which is part of the bipartisan Fair and Affordable No-Fault Reform package, would provide immediate rate reductions to seniors 62 and older without slashing benefits. Despite wide support for the bill, Republican leadership denied state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) the opportunity to speak in favor of it,...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — Today, the House of Representatives voted down House Bill 5013, which would make sweeping changes to Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system. In response, state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) issued the following statement: 

“I voted against House Bill 5013 Mayor Duggan –Detroit Plan because it is nothing more than a giveaway to the insurance industry, corporate special interests , and those who abuse the system which jeopardizes our families’ health without any guarantee...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

LANSING – State Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) introduced House Bill 5182 today to require all facilities acting as a group home or adult foster care facility to be licensed with the state. Adult foster care facilities provide care for adults who need supervision on an ongoing basis but do not need continuous nursing care. Under current law, those that provide only some services to this population do not have to be licensed.

“Foster care...

Monday, September 18, 2017

DETROIT — State Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) has introduced a bill to encourage schools to conduct energy audits of buildings every three and 10 years. The bill is part of a seven-bill package that aims to create healthy environments in schools to help students learn and grow. The other bills in the package are sponsored by Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton), Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak...

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