In November, The States Project’s community helped fuel new majorities in the Michigan State House and Senate. Those lawmakers took office in January — and have delivered results for working families in record time!
Democrats, out of power for decades, passing bills in record time in Lansing https://t.co/EJ9XyiyLpi— Bridge Michigan (@BridgeMichigan) January 31, 2023
As State Senator Sarah Anthony breaks down here, the legislature’s first bill of the session addresses affordable housing, good jobs, support for small businesses, sustainable infrastructure, and more.
This morning, @GovWhitmer signed my bill, SB 9, into law to cap off our first month in the state legislature.
The law includes funding to reduce housing costs, support our small businesses, fund apprenticeships, and more.
🧵for full details on what the law does: pic.twitter.com/b9fxF1Smce— Sarah Anthony (@SarahAnthony517) January 31, 2023
And as State Senator Darren Camilleri points out, the state’s new trifecta wasted no time getting to work for all Michiganders.
First bill of the Democratic trifecta is signed — in record time! This is the first bill signed in January of a new term since 1947.
Our supplemental budget invests in:
✅ Small business
Can’t wait to do even more in the next few weeks pic.twitter.com/ZtX4WRUXaq— Darrin Camilleri (@darrincamilleri) January 31, 2023
This is the power of majorities. This is why we’re laser focused on state legislatures. This is what’s possible when we help elect state lawmakers focused on improving lives.
If you want to fix our country, work with us in the states!