State Rep. Julie Alexander today delivered testimony before the House Committee on Families, Children and Seniors in support of her legislation to eliminate sales and use taxes on diapers and adult incontinence products.
After an announcement today by General Motors Co. that it will invest $7 billion in four Michigan locations, maintaining and creating an estimated 5,000 jobs, state Rep. Ken Borton, of Gaylord, issued the following statement, saying the investment was facilitated by legislative approval of an economic development plan last December:
“It is my hope the governor will discuss her plans to continue supporting the most vulnerable residents in our state, including victims of human trafficking, children, seniors, and those battling mental health challenges.
Rep. Albert, the chair of the House Appropriations Committee, says tax relief for Michigan families needs to be part of the conversation as lawmakers and the Governor shape the state’s fiscal policy. He says inflation is both a burden for Michigan families and a source of windfall revenue for state government.
Rep. Bellino talks about General Motors’ historic investment announced Tuesday in Lansing and says his Monroe County district and all Michigan will benefit. Rep. Bellino helped sponsor House Bill 5602, which specifically creates the SOAR Fund in the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, which helped facilitate the package announced Tuesday.
State Rep. Joe Bellino today highlighted his plan to repeal Michigan’s tax on senior citizens, which has been in the works since he introduced House Bill 4002 in January of last year. This is a matter that Bellino has been working on since joining the Legislature in 2017.
Rep. O’Malley says the $7 billion investment in Michigan announced by GM Tuesday will have an impact across the state, adding that he is working on using some of the same economic development tools to grow jobs is his district.
Rep. Bellino talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 4279, part of a three bill package that provides penalties for utilizing a hand-held device while driving a vehicle. Current Michigan law addresses texting behind the wheel, but is silent on other phone uses like shopping and social media.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, today hailed a multi-billion dollar investment announcement by General Motors as a huge job boon for the state – and an indicator new laws O’Malley played a key role in developing are working to bring opportunities to Michigan. At an event at the state Capitol today, […]
Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today called for tax relief to be included in the next state budget. “Families need tax relief more than ever after two years of challenges caused by COVID-19 disruptions that left many out of work, and – in the Midland area – massive and unprecedented flooding that caused additional financial hardship,” […]