House Tax Policy Committee Chairman Matt Hall, of Marshall, today introduced legislation to establish clearer, more uniform personal property tax parameters. The plan will lead to savings for small businesses and put more money into state and local economies. House Bill 5702 exempts all personal property taxes beginning with the 2023 tax year. Hall noted […]
State Rep. Timmy Beson, who serves on the House Appropriations Committee, and the Michigan House of Representatives today approved a supplemental budget to send relief to workers and businesses still experiencing the effects of the pandemic and previous government restrictions.
Rep. Beau LaFave, talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 4969, which requires state conservation offices to wear body cameras while on duty, a move he says benefits both officers and the public. Rep. LaFave says a significant state surplus makes the plan easily attainable.
House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Steve Johnson talks about Thursday’s meeting, where members heard from the families of people who died in Michigan nursing homes during the early weeks of the COVID pandemic. Rep. Johnson says Thursday’s meeting underscores the reality that decisions made by the administration impacted people.
“The governor’s address on Jan 26 was probably the most optimistic and bi-partisan address any of us have heard during her tenure in office. My hope is that the governor’s statements are sincere and there is a genuine desire to work with the legislature again as the past three years have been challenging.”
Following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s annual State of the State address, state Rep. Jack O’Malley today said the governor must do more to give hard-working people, job providers and families needed tax relief, while touting the Legislature’s work to ensure the electric vehicle industry is viable and mapped out as part of Michigan’s future. O’Malley said […]