Rep. Bollin: Governor rejects critical funding for roads, K-12 schools

Rep. Ann Bollin today said she is troubled by Gov. Whitmer’s decision to veto parts of the Legislature’s budget, including $375 million in additional funding for road repairs and $128 million in additional funding for Michigan students. “People in Livingston County expect and deserve a state budget that cuts waste and makes better use of…

Rep. Bollin: State budget invests more in essential services without tax increase

State spending plan headed to governor for final approval Rep. Ann Bollin said she voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget plan that invests more in schools, roads, and other essential services without tax increases because that’s what Livingston County taxpayers expect and deserve. Bollin’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work…

Rep. Bollin votes to make record investment in Michigan students

School budget gets bipartisan support in House, heads to governor State Rep. Ann Bollin today voted to approve the Legislature’s bipartisan school aid budget, which includes the largest ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the plan, per-pupil funding would increase…

Rep. Bollin: Governor holds up budget providing record funding to schools, roads

Rep. Ann Bollin today said the governor’s insistence on a massive gas tax hike is holding up action on a budget plan that would provide record funding for roads and schools without tax increases. “In June, the Michigan House approved a responsible budget plan that provides more money than ever before to repair our roads…

Rep. Bollin hosts productive town hall on roads

     State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township held an informative town hall yesterday evening, Aug. 21, to meet with residents of the 42nd District regarding road funding. Rep. Bollin was joined by Rep. Jack O’Malley, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation.      “I’m so pleased with the turnout and participation we…

Rep. Bollin announces road funding town hall

State Rep. Ann Bollin of Brighton Township will host a road funding town hall on Wednesday, Aug. 21 featuring House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann.      “The people of Livingston County expect results on roads,” Rep Bollin said. “My colleagues and I have a proposal that invests record funding toward roads, without…

Representative Ann Bollin awarded fellowship to attend Midwestern leadership institute

(Lombard, Ill.) July 24, 2019  — Representative Ann Bollin of Brighton Township was among 37 select lawmakers chosen to participate in a training program that annually identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest. Rep. Bollin will meet with fellow lawmakers from Michigan and 10 other Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces on August…

Bollin asks MDOT to explore citizen-proposed road funding solutions

State Rep. Ann Bollin today proposed an amendment to the House’s transportation budget plan that would require the Michigan Department of Transportation to explore the feasibility of implementing tolls on Michigan roads. Bollin noted this amendment does not commit Michigan to the use of toll roads, but, rather, directs the department to investigate them as…

Bollin: House budget sends record funding to roads, schools without tax increase

The Michigan House this week passed its state budget plan, which lays the groundwork necessary to build a long-term road funding plan while increasing record funding to Michigan schools without raising taxes, state Rep. Ann Bollin, of Brighton Township, announced today. The budget plan was passed with Bollin’s support. “The House came together– combing through…

Rep. Bollin: Transportation budget continues record funding to help fix Michigan roads

The Michigan House Appropriations Transportation Subcommittee today approved a budget recommendation with record road funding for the state, counties, cities and villages, state Rep. Ann Bollin announced. “This plan is a fiscally responsible solution that allows the state to use available resources to give drivers the better quality roads they deserve,” said Bollin, of Brighton…

Rep. Bollin votes to reform car insurance and deliver guaranteed savings to Michigan drivers

State Rep. Ann Bollin joined House colleagues today approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant car insurance rate relief for drivers across Michigan. The House voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, sets reasonable fee schedules and fights fraud and abuse. This bipartisan solution is…