LANSING - Senator Glenn S. Anderson was honored to invite local Pastor Luke McClendon to provide the invocation for the opening of the State Senate Session today. Reverend McClendon is the Pastor at Christ Temple Apostolic Church in Westland where he has served his congregation as lead pastor since 1996.
LANSING”Senator Glenn S. Anderson, Democratic Vice-Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, joined his colleagues from the Senate and House today to hear Governor Snyder's 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Budget presentation. In his presentation, the Governor laid out fiscal plans for his second year in office.
LANSING - Senator Anderson is pleased to announce his first annual Black History Month Art Contest, running from February 8th until February 20th, 2012.
LANSING - This year, in partnership with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement, State Senator Glenn S. Anderson is asking Michigan residents to participate in the 9th Annual National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 3, 2012, to make ending heart disease a reality.
WESTLAND - Michigan State Senator Glenn Anderson (D-Westland) released the following statement today regarding action taken on the Senate floor to stop the citizen driven ballot initiative which would place the highly controversial Emergency Financial Manager legislation that passed the legislature earlier this year and may result in the take-over of the city of Detroit as well as numerous other cities.
LANSING - State Senator Glenn S. Anderson offered an amendment to budget legislation passed by the Senate today to restore needed funding for the Family Independence Program clothing allowance. The clothing allowance would have assisted families throughout Michigan to purchase winter clothing for their children.
LANSING - Senator Glenn S. Anderson voted against House Bill 5002 today, which significantly weakens the state’s Worker’s Compensation program. Anderson continued to advocate for the protection of injured Michigan workers as Senate Republicans pushed yet another piece of legislation to diminish worker rights and benefits. Today’s action comes just one week after the passage of Senate Bill 806, which would similarly weaken Michigan?s Unemployment Insurance system making it harder for workers to get and keep the benefits they rightfully earned.
Senate Democrats Stand Up for Michigan's Unemployed Workers, Hold Republicans Accountable for Continued Attacks on Unemployment BenefitsThursday December 1, 2011
LANSING - Senate Democrats stood in strong opposition today to the passage of Senate Bill 806, legislation pushed by Republicans that tinkers with the state’s Unemployment Insurance system to make it harder for Michigan’s unemployed to get and keep their benefits. This bill comes on the heels of earlier legislation passed by the Republican-led Legislature and signed by Governor Snyder that reduces Michigan?s unemployment benefits by six weeks.
LANSING - State Senator Glenn S. Anderson joined his Democratic colleagues today by standing up for the rights of the unemployed and forcing Senate Republicans to read aloud legislation that would place further restrictions on those receiving unemployment benefits. This bill comes on the heels of earlier legislation passed by the Republican-led Legislature and signed by Governor Snyder that reduces Michigan?s unemployment benefits by six weeks.
Amendment to anti-bullying reporting requirements