Published: 03/05/2022

Opportunity to do the right thing: Lawmakers Johnson, Thanedar push for reparations bill.

“Democratic State Reps. Cynthia Johnson and Shri Thanedar made an impassioned plea on Saturday in their push for a bill package that would create an African American reparations fund for Michigan. Michigan has the opportunity…”


Published: 01/18/2022

Indian-American Michigan State Rep Shri Thanedar announces run for  Congress.

“Born in Belgaum, India, Thanedar immigrated to the United States in 1979 and studied Chemistry at the University of Akron, where he soon earned his Ph.D. Living in poverty, he recounted a story of earning $300 a month,…”

Published: 01/05/2022

Shri Thanedar announces runs to replace US Rep Brenda Lawrence.

“Combined with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the Jan. 6th attack on the US Capitol, Lawrence says after 30 years of public service, it is time for her to step aside…”

Published: 12/29/2021

Indian American state representative to contest US Congress election.

“My focus is on bringing federal dollars to Detroit to address infrastructure problems, economic inequalities, and to improve the quality of life for the residents…”

Published: 12/27/2021

Indian American Shri Thanedar to run for US Congress.

“Thanedar, who lives in Detroit, grew up in India before immigrating to the United States in 1979 to pursue a doctorate degree in chemistry.”

Published: 12/22/2021

Shri Thanedar files to run for congressional seat held by   Rashida Tlaib.

“While the 13th District will look different, drafts of the map show that it would encompass a big chunk of Detroit and include the home addresses of Thanedar and Tlaib…”

Published: 11/17/2021

Michigan State Rep Shri Thanedar is contemplating running for U.S. Congress from  13th District.

“Thanedar won his seat in the statehouse last year and has passed 18 bills, including one to bring $94 million to Detroit Public Schools, according to his press release. He also introduced a bill to…”

Published: 11/08/2021

Democrat Shri Thanedar says he wants to move from State House to Congress.

“Working for the people of Michigan in the State House is an honor and privilege,” Thanedar, D-Detroit, said in a news release. “This work…””

Published: 11/08/2021

Thanedar forms committee to explore run for Congress in Detroit .

“His current state House district falls within a new congressional district — No. 13 in draft maps — which has not yet been made official as part of the redistricting process but would encompass…”