State Rep. Ann Bollin today released the following statement after the Secretary of State announced her legislative goals for the year:
“Election integrity is my top priority heading into this year, and I’m committed to leading the way in restoring the public’s trust by improving our elections process.
“Secretary Benson expressed a desire to work on reforms with legislators on both sides of the aisle. Unfortunately, so far, she has only demonstrated an interest in partnering with legislators who happen to be members of her own political party.
“If her goal is truly to work together in a bipartisan manner, I can’t imagine why she would continue to bring up emotionally charged policy proposals that have already been struck down by our courts.
“Our focus must be on improving transparency, protecting election integrity and restoring the public’s trust – not on constitutionally questionable proposals that advance the Secretary of State’s own political agenda.”
State Rep. Ann Bollin again urged caution about unsustainable spending in the new state budget proposal after fiscal and economic leaders projected declining state revenue during today’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference. Bollin, who serves on the House Appropriations Committee, said today’s expert projections are further confirmation of a slowing economy. “This is proof positive that […]
State Rep. Ann Bollin this week continued to fight for additional election integrity measures in the new state budget. Bollin, R-Brighton Township, and other Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee offered amendments to generate reports with information critical to election security and proposed funding to make sure communities throughout Michigan have resources to properly […]
State Rep. Ann Bollin, Republican vice chair of the General Government budget subcommittee, today called on House Democrats to work with her to craft a fiscally sound and sensible budget that reduces debt, limits long-term liabilities, sets money aside for a rainy day, and meets the state’s constitutional obligations. Bollin, R-Brighton Township, gave a speech […]
State Rep. Ann Bollin this week recognized a group of vital public servants by sponsoring a resolution to declare April 30 through May 6 as Professional Municipal Clerks Week in the state of Michigan. Throughout Michigan, municipal clerks serve their communities as election administrators, parliamentarians, record keepers, FOIA coordinators, public meeting organizers, and more. “Every […]
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