House approves plan streamlining tax-exempt purchases for consumers, businesses

The state House today approved a plan from state Reps. Sue Allor and Pamela Hornberger helping schools, non-profits and certain businesses receive the tax-exempt purchases they already are entitled to under Michigan law. Michigan law already allows nonprofits and certain businesses – including many schools, churches and businesses such as agricultural producers — to claim…

Rep. Allor: Budget funds crucial military and veteran services programs

State Rep. Sue Allor, member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs, today voted to unanimously advance a budget plan prioritizing funds to strengthen military and veteran services throughout Michigan. The proposed budget includes: $6.5 million for the National Guard Tuition Assistance Fund; $7.7 million to be used for the Youth Challenge…

Northern Michigan road repairs getting extra boost, Rep. Allor says

State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today said more money to fix roads is headed to northern Michigan, without raising taxes or fees. “It’s obvious to everyone our roads need a lot of work, and we’re adding resources to help get the job done,” Allor said after additional road funding she supported was signed into…

Allor helps House approve statewide grant for veteran services

Lawmaker cosponsors bill providing counties with grant for veteran services State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today joined her colleagues in the House in passing legislation providing Michigan counties grants to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Under the legislation Allor is co-sponsoring, each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements will…

House panel streamlines tax-exempt purchases for non-profits, certain businesses

A Michigan House committee today approved a plan from state Reps. Sue Allor and Pamela Hornberger to help ensure non-profits, certain businesses and other organizations get the tax-exempt purchases they are entitled to under state law. The bills would allow a qualified buyer who does not claim the sales and use tax exemption at the…

Rep. Allor votes for bill to aid veterans, fraternal clubs

Legislator upholds long-standing tradition   State Rep. Sue Allor today voted for a bill enabling members of national veterans clubs and fraternal service clubs to buy alcoholic drinks in any affiliated out-of-town club. Allor, of Wolverine, was a co-sponsor of the bill, which was prompted by a recent Liquor Control Commission ruling that brought an…

Allor to feds: say no to reducing Thunder Bay Sanctuary boundaries

A resolution introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor to express support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and oppose any reduction of its boundaries has been approved by the Michigan House of Representatives. Recently, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce submitted a report reviewing all designations and expansions of national marine sanctuaries within the past…

Rep. Allor helps state House approve more money for road repairs

Plan improves northern Michigan roads without tax increases   State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today helped the state House approve a plan to invest an additional $175 million into road repairs across Michigan as early as this summer. “This proposal will assist northern Michigan road projects without raising taxes or fees,” Allor said. “We…

Allor stands up for Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

State Rep. Sue Allor has introduced a resolution to express support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and oppose any reduction of its boundaries. Recently, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce submitted a report reviewing all designations and expansions of national marine sanctuaries within the past 10 years. Under Executive Order 13795, implementing an America-First…

Rep. Allor votes on bills to end driver responsibility fees

Legislation also forgives all outstanding debt   State Rep. Sue Allor today voted for legislation to immediately end imposition of punitive driver responsibility fees. The bills package that advanced today ends collection of the fees as of Oct. 1 and forgives all outstanding debt. Allor, of Wolverine, said the fees were imposed by a previous…

Rep. Allor votes for tax relief in light of changes at federal level

Bills continuing, increasing personal exemptions head to governor State Rep. Sue Allor of Wolverine today voted to support legislation providing broad income tax relief to Michigan families. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “Families in northern Michigan…

House approves Rep. Allor resolution outlining priorities for PFAS cleanup funds

The Michigan House today approved a resolution introduced by state Rep. Sue Allor ensuring effective use of state funds provided to address an emerging water contaminant. In December, the Legislature agreed to allocate $23.2 million to provide testing, monitoring and technical assistance at more than a dozen sites across Michigan where per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances…