State Rep. Jaime Greene, R-Richmond, on Friday issued the following statement after the Michigan Public Service Commission authorized DTE Energy to raise rates on customers by $368 million — a 6.4% increase. “This rate increase is a prelude to an even more ominous story. Behind this immediate financial blow lies a larger narrative of utility […]
Following new, partisan energy laws signed by the governor this week, State Rep. Phil Green reiterated the importance of his recently proposed legislation that ensures Michigan is acting responsibly and ethically. Green’s bill, House Bill 5322, specifically forbids state funds from being used to purchase or subsidize any project that utilizes forced or child labor. […]
State Rep. Kathy Schmaltz recently voted to provide additional funding to help struggling local law enforcement agencies keep their communities safe. Schmaltz, R-Jackson, said the proposal will ensure the new resources are used to strengthen support for police departments and sheriff’s offices amid widespread officer shortages. “Behind every badge is a commitment to safeguarding lives […]
State Rep. Ann Bollin, R-Brighton Township, today issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer scheduled two rushed special elections outside of the election days already on the books for early 2024: “Gov. Whitmer’s decision to call for separate special elections on Jan. 30 and April 16 to fill vacant House seats is highly questionable and […]
State Rep. Kathy Schmaltz today announced Lean Rocket Lab in Jackson has been selected to serve as one of 27 entrepreneurial hubs providing resources and support to small businesses across Michigan. Lean Rocket Lab received a $1.4 million grant through the state’s new Small Business Support Hubs program, funded with federal dollars set aside for […]
As Legislature adjourns, representative highlights priorities left unfinished State Rep. Kathy Schmaltz, R-Jackson, today expressed frustration that several bipartisan priorities were not addressed before the Legislature canceled session for the rest of the year. The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year today, just a week after Democrats learned they had lost their narrow majority in […]
“With emails, sales, banking transactions, and more all happening over the internet, it’s important to follow smart internet security practices,” said Harris, R-Waterford.
“Dark days are ahead for Michiganders under these backwards new laws that will prematurely ditch reliable natural gas power plants and require vastly more wind and solar,” said Harris, R-Waterford.
“Scheduling special elections on irregular dates will cost local governments in Metro Detroit, and the chaos of overlapping voting periods will heap burdens on local clerks, the area residents who work the polls, and voters,” Harris said.
State Rep. Greg Alexander, of Carsonville, today said House Democrat attempts to run away from people’s priorities given their temporary loss of majority amounts to poor leadership. Today, House Democrats officially declared Sine Die – the end of the legislative year – before December for the first time in 55 years. The move comes after […]
“Michiganders want their leaders to work together to make our state safe and successful,” Hall said. “The balance of power in the House of Representatives is a call to bipartisanship, and Michigan legislators on both sides of the aisle should answer the call and find common ground.”