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Yancey, Tenisha (D)

State Representative District 1
Office: S0585 HOB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-0154
Email: TenishaYancey@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Detroit, MI
Website: https://housedems.com/yancey
Seat Number: 62
Standing Committees: Tax Policy(VC), Judiciary, Regulatory Reform
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Tenisha Yancey won a special election in November, 2017 to fill the seat vacated by Brian BANKS.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Rep. Yancey was an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Wayne County Prosecutor's office.

EDUCATION

Rep. Yancey received her JD from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law in 2013.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Brian Schmidtke

Additional Information


Scaling Back Pretrial Jail Time, Cash Bail Gets Bipartisan Support (10-22-2021)

'Tampon Tax' Elimination Bills Clear House; More House News (10-14-2021)

Tens of Thousands of Michiganders To Get Their Licenses Back (09-30-2021)

No Draft State House District Is Entirely Contained In Detroit (09-22-2021)

Judiciary Considers Victims' Privacy Bills (09-14-2021)

'Tampon Tax' Terminated By House Committee (09-09-2021)

Ending The 'Tampon Tax' Would Help End 'Period Poverty' (08-31-2021)

House Members Averaging 5 Staffers Each In Past 2 ½ Years (08-30-2021)

Gov-Signed Bill Could Open Expungement Door To 200K First-Time OWI Offenders (08-24-2021)

Villages Could Have Term Limits Under Bill Passed By House (07-21-2021)

Marijuana Offshoots To Be Regulated Like Pot Under New Law (07-13-2021)

Dems Offer 54 Bill Package To Make Law Gender Neutral (07-02-2021)

Drivers Get An Extension For License Renewal; More House News (06-30-2021)

Voter ID Bills Move In House Along Party Lines (06-23-2021)

Detroit Legislators Oppose Little River Band's Off-Reservation Casino (06-21-2021)

Bill Asks To Extend Brownfield Credit For Ford Wixom Assembly Site (06-16-2021)

House Gives Thumbs Up To Cancer Clinic CON Bill (06-10-2021)

Juvenile Justice Next Under Gov's Task Force Microscope (06-09-2021)

Juvenile Justice Next Under Gov's Task Force Microscope (06-09-2021)

House Approves Ethics Package Including Closed Review Panel (06-09-2021)

House D's Lay Out Their Police Reform Recipe (06-08-2021)

Secret Ethics Committee's Discussions Made Confidential (06-08-2021)

Breonna Taylor's Family To Advocate For Police Reform Bills (06-07-2021)

Yancey: No Negatives About Chief Craig for Governor (06-04-2021)

House Provides Airport Exception For Forfeiture Reform (06-03-2021)

House Supports Regulation of Delta 8 THC Products (05-27-2021)

Effort To End 'Truth In Sentencing' Facing Opposition By Cops, Victims (05-21-2021)

Child Tax Credit Passes Senate; Expanded Biz Tax Deduction Passes House (05-13-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (04-22-2021)

Task Force Making Sure Jails Are Reforming (04-21-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (04-21-2021)

Minneapolis Jury Convicts Cop Of Killing George Floyd; Reaction Swift (04-20-2021)

House Supports Posting Employee List By Position, Salary Online (03-25-2021)

Committee Votes To Push Income Tax Deadline To May 17; More Legislature News (03-24-2021)

Lawmakers Tie DUI Expungement To .08 BAC Level (03-10-2021)

AV Application Fraud Would Become A Felony Under Two-Bill Package (03-09-2021)

Bill Would Eliminate Discrimination In Old Deeds (03-05-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (03-03-2021)

Rare Attempt To Dislodge Bill From Committee (02-23-2021)

Huizenga Joins LaGrand On Conflict Of Interest Package (02-23-2021)

'Tampon Tax' Repeal Makes Return Visit; Other Bills Of Interest (02-19-2021)

Nessel Wants Conversation With Whitmer Over OWI Expungement (02-16-2021)

Wouldn't It Be Nice If We Could . . . Wait Until Age 18 (02-12-2021)

Why A Man With Tractor Full Of Manure Wants To Cross Mighty Mac (02-08-2021)

No House Freshman Chairs; First Time Since '09 (01-21-2021)

Gov Signs Batch Of Criminal Justice Reforms Into Law (01-04-2021)

Feds, State Pass Emergency COVID Relief Money (12-21-2020)

10 Packages Unlikely To Survive Lame Duck (12-14-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (12-11-2020)

Duggan Goes For 3rd Term With Support From Whitmer, El-Sayed, More (12-09-2020)

Judiciary Would Allow Expungement For First Offense DUI (12-02-2020)

Sex Assault Victims Get 'Address Confidentiality' In House; Prevention Bills Heard In Committee (12-01-2020)

Leadership Chosen For Detroit Legislative Caucus (11-09-2020)