The Michigan Legislature yesterday finished up work on the new state budget that will go into effect this fall. The state House passed the bills with large bipartisan majorities. After wrapping up negotiations with the governor and the state Senate, Speaker of the House Jason Wentworth (R-Farwell) today highlighted some of the ways in which Northern Michigan will benefit from the agreement.
State Rep. Ann Bollin, chair of the House Elections and Ethics Committee, today blasted Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for vetoing House Bill 4996, legislation sponsored by the late Rep. Andrea Schroeder to ensure special elections to fill vacancies in the state Legislature are held in a timely manner:
State Rep. Rodney Wakeman this morning voted for a state budget plan that prioritizes the everyday needs of students, families and communities while leaving room for billions of dollars in potential tax relief to help address inflation.
Rep. Beeler talks about House passage Friday of the state’s budget for the 2023 Fiscal Year, saying the spending plan uses extra revenue to pay down state debt while also setting aside dollars for tax relief.
State Rep. Mike Mueller today voted for a state budget plan that prioritizes the everyday needs of students, families and communities while leaving room for billions of dollars in potential tax relief to help address inflation.
State Rep. Bryan Posthumus (R-Kent County) joined the Michigan Legislature in approving a bipartisan budget that supports key public services, such as schools, law enforcement, and roads, while paying down debt.
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Thomas Albert talks about the state’s 2023 Fiscal Year budget as it heads to the Governor, saying the plan provides increased school funding, pays down debt and leaves money available for tax cuts.