Sen. Jim Ananich

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Opinion | This Labor Day, let’s get workers the overtime pay they deserve

Opinion | This Labor Day, let’s get workers the overtime pay they deserve

August 30, 2018 | Nick Hanauer, Sen. Jim Ananich

It's time to bolster the forgotten middle class by finally expanding overtime eligibility here in Michigan.

Pass Flint authority to ensure water funds used effectively

Pass Flint authority to ensure water funds used effectively

September 20, 2016 | Sen. Jim Ananich

State Sen. Jim Ananich, D-Flint, argues for more urgency on the part of government in helping Flint residents gain the benefits of relief effort

College affordability will shape Michigan’s future economy

College affordability will shape Michigan’s future economy

November 12, 2015 | Sen. Jim Ananich

Bipartisan legislation in Lansing can help lessen the debt for Michigan college graduates

Middle-class families need a fairer tax system to get ahead

Middle-class families need a fairer tax system to get ahead

August 21, 2015 | Sen. Jim Ananich, Rebekah Warren

A graduated income tax would give working families a toehold, and make the wealthiest pay more, say two Michigan state senators.

Michigan could lead on making voting easier, but no movement in Lansing

Michigan could lead on making voting easier, but no movement in Lansing

July 29, 2014 | Sen. Jim Ananich

Why is turnout so low in non-presidential elections? Some simple reforms could make it easier to cast a ballot, and make the state’s voter participation close the gap with registration.