Senator John Gleason

Local Legislators React to Right to Work
State Senator John Gleason:
"As a man of Catholic faith, I firmly believe that the dignity of work is tied to the preservation of the rights of workers. Fair wages and safe work places are central to the equal treatment of all human beings...
Gleason Asks Governor to Remove GISD Board Members
Senator John J. Gleason (D- Flushing) announced today that he has sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder requesting the removal of Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) board members Lawrence Ford and Paul Newman. The letter sites Article 5, Section 10 of the Michigan Constitution which grants …
New Donate Life License Plate Now on Sale
Michigan’s newest license plate, which encourages organ donation efforts, is now on sale, Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced on Monday.
The Donate Life plate carries the Donate Life logo and the message: “Be an Organ, Eye & Tissue Donor.&CloseCurlyDoubleQ…
Gleason to be Among First to Purchase Gift of Life License Plate
State Senator John Gleason (D-Flushing) and his wife Karen will be among the first of Michigan residents to purchase the new Gift of License plate when they go on sale Monday morning through the Secretary of State.
Gleason, a transplant recipient himself, was the sponsor of the legislation that creat…
Genesee County Athletes to Participate in Transplant Games
State Senator John Gleason (D-Flushing) will be one of five Genesee County athletes participating in the Transplant Games of America.
The Games, a multi-sport festival event for athletes who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries and living donors, will be held in Grand Rapids...
Gleason Praises Pure Michigan Decision to Use Michigan Printer
State Senator John Gleason (D-Flushing) is pleased that the Pure Michigan travel magazine will be printed by a Michigan-based company. While the Iowa company Meredith/Midwest Living was awarded the contract to publish the magazine once again, a new stipulation in their contract will require them to …
Gleason Writes Snyder Letter Regarding Flint City Jail
State Senator John Gleason (D-Flushing) wrote the following letter to Governor Rick Snyder regarding the decision to privatize the Flint Jail. the text of the letter is as follows:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dear Governor Snyder,
As the State Senator representing that City of Flint, I am deeply concerned with the ac…
Gleason, Other Senate Dems Rip Misguided Budget Priorities
Senate Democrats sharply criticized the general omnibus budget passed by Republicans yesterday for continuing what they say are misplaced priorities that favor politics over progress for the people of Michigan.
State Senator John Gleason of Flushing said "working families, cities and schools…

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