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August 27, 2014

Stallworth, Banks Announce Change in Detroit Caucus Leadership

Change will take effect after the start of the New Year

State Representative Thomas Stallworth III (D-Detroit), chairman of the Detroit Caucus, and state Rep. Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) announced today that following the start of the New Year, the Detroit...

July 9, 2014

Banks Disappointed in State Supreme Court Ruling on Juvenile Lifers

Lawmaker says retroactivity should apply to Michigan’s juvenile offenders

On June 25, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court released its opinion regarding Miller v. Alabama, finding that the sentence of life without parole is a form of cruel and unusual...

June 17, 2014

Banks, Tinsley-Talabi Call on Republicans to Return to Lansing

Lawmakers say it’s time to fix our roads, not take a vacation

State Representatives Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) and Alberta Tinsley-Talabi (D-Detroit) called on Republican lawmakers today to return to the Capitol and finalize a comprehensive fix for our crumbling roads. Michigan’s...

June 11, 2014

Banks Announces Disappointment in Lack of School Funding

Lawmaker says the Legislature could do more to help MI schools

State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) announced his disappointment today that Detroit Public Schools, Grosse Pointe Public Schools and Harper Woods School District will all be seeing foundation allowance increases...

June 4, 2014

Rep. Banks Hopeful for City of Detroit

Lawmaker releases statement noting positive changes for Detroit

State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) announced today that he is proud of recent legislative initiatives that aid the city of Detroit and its residents, and mentioned that he is...

May 28, 2014

Rep. Banks to Hold Education Town Hall

Legislator to open up discussion on EAA, per-pupil funding, education bills

State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) will hold an Education Town Hall tomorrow, Thursday, May 29, at 6 p.m. at Wayne County Community College District – University Center, 19305 Vernier...

May 14, 2014

Rep. Banks Says EAA Teacher Reinstatement is Insufficient

Lawmaker responds to EAA troubles, demands end to experiment

State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) responded today to the reinstatement of Tiffani Eaton a Pershing High School teacher who was fired following an April 30 fight between two...

May 1, 2014

Detroit Reps. Unveil Bills to Reform Insurance Industry

Legislation increases consumer protection, affordability and transparency

LANSING — State Representatives Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) and Thomas F. Stallworth III (D-Detroit), chairman of the Detroit Caucus and Michigan Legislative Black Caucus, participated in a press conference today...

April 8, 2014

Rep. Banks Appalled by Violent Attack in District

Lawmaker calls for more police presence, safer streets in Detroit

State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) responded today to an event that took place in his district Wednesday, April 2. After accidentally hitting a 10-year-old boy with his vehicle, Steve...

April 3, 2014

Banks Concerned With 36th District Court Judge Elimination

Lawmaker angered by Republican disregard for Detroit

State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) announced his concern today regarding the recent legislative decision to eliminate a judge from the Detroit 36th District Court despite a severe backlog of...

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