FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Detroit – Former State Representative Brian Banks (D-Harper Woods) kicked-off his run for State Senate District 2 Monday evening in Detroit. The kick-off & 41st Birthday Celebration was attended by over 150 people including members from labor unions, community leaders, elected officials, friends, and family.
Among the elected officials in attendance were Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, State Representative Jeremy Moss, State Representative and Detroit Caucus Chair Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, State Representative LaTanya Garrett, State Representative Elect Tenisha Yancey, Oakland County 6th Circuit Court Judge Denise Langford Morris, Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court Judge Vonda Evans, 36th District Court Aliyah Sabree, 36th District Court Judge Ruth Ann Garrett, and 36th District Court Judge David A. Perkins. Also in attendance were political consultant, Steve Hood and radio personality Mildred Gaddis.
Many attendees spoke of Brian’s work as a legislator and a community leader. “During his time in Lansing Brian was instrumental in protecting the current auto no-fault system. He ensured that Michigan residents would remain protected in the tragic event of a catastrophic injury,” said State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo. “His tireless work for all those in his district is the reason we all need to work to send Brian Banks back to Lansing,” said radio personality. Mildred Gaddis. Senate District 2 includes Detroit, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park, and all five Grosse Pointe communities.