Sylvia Santana is a candidate for State Senator of the 3rd district and currently serves as the State Representative of the 9th district which encompasses Detroit and Dearborn. As State Senator of District 3, she will focus on the development of the economy by ensuring that dollars stay in the community through local businesses and job opportunities. She will also devote her time to the safety of the neighborhoods and families. It is important that firefighters and police officers are equipped with the necessary tools to carry out their responsibilities and to also have job security. She wants her community to be safe, have access to a quality education, and a growing economy. This will provide a sense of peace to residents of the community and attract new homeowners. As State Senator, Sylvia will be able to better serve and meet the needs of her community.