State Rep. Pauline Wendzel issued the following statement after Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Democrats’ partisan energy package that raises rates while decreasing reliability for Michigan families:
“With the stroke of her pen, Governor Whitmer has locked in a future of higher rates and less reliable service for hardworking Michigan families. Energy has never been a partisan issue in our state, but it’s been made one today.
As this legislation is implemented and Michigan families begin to see these expensive and unreliable policies reflected in their monthly bills, House Republicans have their backs and will be fighting to ensure our constituents’ rates are affordable and their service is reliable.“
State Rep. Pauline Wendzel serves Michigan’s 39th House District, which includes portions of Berrien, Van Buren, and Allegan Counties. Rep. Wendzel serves as the House Energy, Communications, and Technology Committee Republican Leader.
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel In early December, I wrote an op-ed titled “The First of Many” regarding the first rate case after Democrats passed their “clean energy” mandates at the end of the last legislative session. That rate case was a $368 million increase in monthly utility bills for hardworking Michiganders. As we’ve started […]
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel Recently, Michigan’s nonpartisan Office of the Auditor General uncovered failures by the Unemployment Insurance Agency. The report found the UIA neglected to investigate improper payments made during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. If an individual broke into my home and stole from me, I’d be incredibly upset. I’d expect that […]
Lansing, MI – State Rep. Pauline Wendzel issued the following response after Governor Whitmer’s State of the State address: “You’d think after serving in the majority for the past year, Democrats would figure out that governing is more than just reciting poll-tested talking points that resonate with national Democrat primary voters. The governor’s entire speech was […]
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel When the House returns from the Democrats prolonged Christmas break, we’ll return with an even 54-54 split. Two Democrat representatives decided to run for local office, which means that until their seats are filled in a special election, their party will be down two members. This also means that there […]