State Rep. Ann Bollin today released the following statement in response to the governor’s State of the State address:
“The small businesses that put people to work and help our communities thrive have been put through the wringer over the past two years. The governor’s economic shutdown and the staffing and supply chain shortages created by the pandemic have been incredibly tough on everyone, especially our job providers. I’ve been working hard with my legislative colleagues to do everything we can to offer relief and keep their doors open.
“Despite resistance from the governor’s office, House Republicans have successfully fought to get relief for small businesses signed into law. These efforts are something to be proud of, and I’m glad the governor finally sees enough merit to tout them during her State of the State address.
“Just this morning, I voted to advance a $184.6 million plan to help small businesses hurt by the pandemic that have been left out of other programs. Now that the governor has taken a public victory lap for our ideas, I expect that we should have no problem getting this signed into law.”
State Rep. Ann Bollin, co-chair of the legislative Pro-Life Caucus, today issued the following statement praising the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Whole Women’s Health, recognizing that the Constitution does not prohibit state governments from protecting children before birth from abortion:
Rep. Bollin talks about House approval Tuesday of her HB 6124, which would require the Secretary of State to create a comprehensive training program for county clerks, political parties and other organizations that wish to designate poll challengers. The Governor vetoed similar legislation in 2021, with Rep. Bollin saying the plan now includes the funding […]