State Rep. Timmy Beson, R-Bangor Township, front left, stands with the E-Ville Empire robotics team of Essexville’s Garber High School outside the state Capitol on Tuesday, June 14.
State Rep. Timmy Beson, R-Bangor Township, today issued the following statement criticizing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new call for a sales tax suspension on school supplies after she previously vetoed three bipartisan tax relief plans passed by the Legislature:
Rep. Beson, who sits on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12 School Aid, says the Legislature and state government need to increase their attention on Michigan kids who have come through the pandemic, saying what is needed is a long-term focus on losses in educational opportunities and socialization.
From left, state Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum; state Rep. Timmy Beson, R-Bangor Township; and Greg Buzzard of That Guys BBQ & Grill stand together at the Labadie Rib Fest at Veterans Memorial Park in Bay City on Thursday, July 28. That Guys won first place for both ribs and sauce in the people’s choice awards at the festival.
A balanced, bipartisan state budget to support critical efforts such as police and roads, which was approved by state Rep. Timmy Beson and the Michigan Legislature earlier this month, became law today.