Rep. Lightner supports budget plan investing more in Michigan students than ever before

Rep. Sarah Lightner of Springport today supported a plan investing more than ever in Michigan’s K-12 students – without any tax increases. Lightner, as a member of the House Appropriation Committee, helped shape the budget plan approved by the Michigan House. The schools budget plan will soon be headed to Gov. Whitmer for consideration. The…

Rep. Lightner announces senior town hall

     State Rep. Sarah Lightner of Springport will host a town hall on Monday, Oct. 7 to meet with senior citizens from the 65th District. Rep. Lightner will be joined by representatives from the Michigan Attorney General’s office to discuss steps we can take to combat scams over the internet, phone, and email.  …

Rep. Lightner announces local office hours

     State Rep. Sarah Lightner of Springport has scheduled office hours to meet with residents of the 65th District.      “Meeting with my constituents keeps me up to date on the issues they care about most,” Rep. Lightner said. “As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, budget negotiations have been a top…

Rep. Lightner plan would name green darner dragonfly as state insect. Will it fly?

After getting some help from the Springport 4-H Club, state Rep. Sarah Lightner recently introduced a plan to designate the green darner dragonfly as Michigan’s official insect. Lightner, of Springport, said members of the 4-H group approached her after realizing Michigan does not have a state insect. She worked with the kids to come up…

Rep. Lightner announces local office hours

State Rep. Sarah Lightner has scheduled her July office hours to meet with local residents of the 65th District. “Office hours are a great way to talk about the issues affecting our local communities,” Rep. Lightner said. “I hope you’ll take the opportunity to join me and share what’s on your mind.” Office hours are…

One week away: Rep. Lightner to host roads town hall

Today, state Rep. Sarah Lightner issued a statement reminding residents of her road funding town hall on Wednesday, June 12 with special guest Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann. “With all the rhetoric coming out of Lansing, now more than ever is the time to have this discussion with the people of…

Rep. Lightner: Michigan no-fault reform signed into law

Historic car insurance reform supported by Rep. Sarah Lightner was signed into state law today, lowering costs for all Michigan drivers once the law is officially enacted. The reforms – approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor – give drivers options on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent claims and stop price gouging…

Rep. Lightner announces local office hours

State Rep. Sarah Lightner has scheduled her June district office hours to meet with local residents of the 65th District. “To effectively lead in Lansing, I believe in actively listening to you,” Rep. Lightner said. “I want to hear your thoughts and concerns so I can better represent you in the Legislature. I always look…