Michigan House finalizes the 2019-2020 state budget plan

The Michigan Legislature today finalized the state budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, of Levering, voted in favor of the plan. “The people of Michigan deserve a state government that reflects their priorities and protects their household budgets,” said Chatfield. “And our community deserves a budget that focuses on northern…

Rep. Schroeder announces October office hours

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder invites residents to her in-district office hours on Monday, Oct. 14 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at The Coffee Bucket, 3549 Airport Road, Ste. 104 in Waterford. “Being accessible to my constituents has been a top priority of mine,” Rep. Schroeder said. “With many important issues currently being discussed in Lansing,…

Rep. VanWoerkom: Budget plan boosts public health, agriculture

Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in agricultural communities, mental health and infrastructure – without raising taxes.  “The budget plan approved today continues to build a strong agricultural community by investing in agriculture innovation and providing funding to expand an initiative to provide…

Rep. O’Malley votes to send $400M more to road repairs

Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in roads and bridges, public health and safety, and strengthening communities – without raising taxes. O’Malley’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on a new state budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Howell…

Rep. Webber backs quality budget, sends $400M more to road repairs

Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in roads and bridges, public health and safety, and strengthening communities – without raising taxes. Webber’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on a new state budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Webber…

Rep. Leutheuser backs budget plan with no 45 cent gas tax increase

Rep. Eric Leutheuser today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget which invests in roads and education solutions – without new taxes. “I am proud to see both sides in the House come together in a bipartisan way to pass a state budget on time, before the October deadline,” Leutheuser said. “We looked…

Whiteford supports state budget with greater support for mental health care

Legislature-approved budget moves to governor’s desk Mary Whiteford, of Casco Township, today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in roads and bridges, public health and safety and more – without raising taxes. Whiteford’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on the state budget for the fiscal year starting…

Rep. Yaroch: State budget invests more in students, roads without raising taxes

Rep. Jeff Yaroch voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in education, roads and other essential services – without a tax increase. Yaroch’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on a new state budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Last week, Yaroch helped approve substantially increased investment…