Rep. Theis: Time is now to lift the burden on Michigan drivers and lower auto insurance rates

State Rep. Lana Theis testified today on her legislation to give auto insurance rate relief to Michigan drivers. Theis, speaking in front of the House Insurance Committee, said reform is needed to ease the financial burden resulting from Michigan’s highest-in-the-nation auto insurance premiums. Current state law requires Michigan drivers to buy unlimited lifetime health benefits…

Rep. Theis joined by local first responders for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Lana Theis, of Brighton, hosted  (from left) Howell Fire Department Chief Andy Pless, Brighton Area Fire Authority Chief Mike O’Brian and Green Oak Township Police Chief Jason Pless as her guests for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The service remembers first responders and members of…

Statement from Rep. Lana Theis on Auto No-Fault Reforms

On Thursday, August 17, 2017 Representative Lana Theis, Chairman of the House Committee on Insurance released the following statement: “I have heard from hundreds of residents throughout Michigan who are outraged about the cost of auto insurance in our state and I want them to know their voices are being heard. It is no secret…

State Rep. Lana Theis introduces heartbeat awareness bill prompted by miscarriage discussion

On Thursday, State Rep. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, along with 33 of her colleagues introduced the Miscarriage-Heartbeat Awareness Act into the Michigan House of Representatives. House Bill 4467 will empower women considering an abortion by requiring she be given critical information about her unborn child and the viability of her pregnancy. The bill would require an…

Rep. Theis named chair of House Insurance Committee

State Rep. Lana Theis, of Brighton, was today appointed to serve as the chair of the House Insurance Committee by Speaker Tom Leonard. “I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve the people of Michigan in this role,” said Rep. Theis. “I will work with my colleagues to create insurance reforms that reflect the needs of…

Rep. Theis maintains perfect voting record

State Rep. Lana Theis maintained a perfect voting record during her first term as a state representative in 2015-2016. “It is my duty to show up on behalf of the residents of our district,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “I’m honored to have this responsibility and I’m proud that I did not miss a single vote.” Theis…

Rep. Theis welcomes Pearl Harbor survivor to House floor

State Rep. Lana Theis today welcomed Pearl Harbor survivor U.S. Army Sgt. Dan Bloomfield of Midland to the House floor today. Bloomfield, 95, is one of three remaining survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened 75 years ago today. He was recognized with a state tribute presented to him by the governor. “I…

Theis opposes legislation that allows Capitol expansion projects to happen quietly

  State Rep. Lana Theis today voted no on legislation which includes open-ended language she believes could allow for unnecessary expansion projects outside of the original scope of intended renovations for the State Capitol building. “I want the Legislature to be forthright about what the intentions for these Capitol improvement projects,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “The…

Rep. Theis elected to 2017-18 House leadership position

Brighton lawmaker will serve as assistant majority floor leader State Rep. Lana Theis was today elected to serve as assistant majority floor leader for the 2017-2018 legislative session of the Michigan House of Representatives. “It’s a great honor to be selected by my colleagues to serve as a member of the House leadership team next…

Rep. Theis welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winner to the Capitol

State Rep. Lana Theis today hosted a very special guest in Lansing when Chase Fajack of Brighton joined the lawmaker as “Representative for a Day.” Chase, who attends Spencer Elementary, was selected as a winner of Rep. Theis’ summer reading contest. The reading contest—which took place between June and September—invited elementary school students to fill…

Rep. Theis supports DPS funding and reforms

State Rep. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, today voted for legislation to fund and reform the Detroit Public School District. The agreed upon Detroit Public Schools (DPS) package provides the district with the financial resources it needs to avoid bankruptcy and continue its constitutional duty to educate students across Michigan. Rep. Theis issued the following statement regarding…

Rep. Theis hosts Youth Olympic gold medalist at the Capitol

State Rep. Lana Theis this week welcomed gold medalist Jake Vedder of Pinckney to the Michigan House floor. Vedder recently won gold for the United States at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Vedder, 18, who won the men’s Snowboard Cross event in February joined Rep. Theis at the Capitol during his visit to Lansing,…