News From Democratic Leader Sam Singh

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

LANSING — Today, Gov. Snyder signed House Bill 4321 to use additional funds to cover up the failed 2015 roads plan without addressing the long-term needs. In response, House Democratic Leader Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) issued the following statement:

“The only thing more surprising than the inability of Legislative Republicans to offer a real solution to fix our roads over the last seven years, is the governor trotting out their empty bill for a public...

Monday, February 26, 2018

LANSING — House Democrats unveiled their Building Opportunity agenda today at a press conference in the Capitol building, outlining their key priorities for 2018. The Democrats’ Building Opportunity agenda calls for a new focus on working families, prioritizing legislation that would drive the state economy forward and give Michiganders the freedom to build the life they want, with the good-paying job they need to support their family and retire in dignity.

“After seven years of...

Monday, February 12, 2018

LANSING — The Progressive Women’s Caucus and members of the House Democratic Caucus held a press call today to outline core principles that would address the problem of sexual assault on college campuses. In response, House Democratic Leader Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) issued the following statement:

“The time to take action on this issue is now. Our focus must be to prevent sexual assault, protect survivors, hold predators accountable for their actions, and institutions accountable for investigating and reporting allegations. The Progressive Women’s Caucus’ proposals directly address these much-needed changes. I urge my colleagues in...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder made his annual budget presentation today. In response, House Democratic Leader Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) issued the following statement:


“The small increases proposed in this budget don’t make up for the last seven years of missed opportunities and underfunding of our schools, roads and communities. This is a welcome first step in the right direction, but until we commit to fully addressing our state budget crisis, we are failing...

Monday, February 5, 2018

LANSING — Ahead of Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal this week, House Democrats have released a video announcing their priorities for the 2018-19 fiscal year budget, calling on the governor and his administration to return the state’s focus to the people of Michigan, not lobbyists or corporate donors.

“A state’s budget is a values statement, and for the last seven years we’ve seen plainly what Republican leadership’s values are,” said House Democratic Leader...