|Roll Call Number||Date||Bill Number||Vote||Explanation|
|7||2/4/2021||HB 4049||Yes||Like I stated in previous explanations, it is vital for our kids to have an in-person education and participate in school sports, especially when COVID is contracted at much higher rates in places that are allowed to remain open. It’s time to limit the power of an abusive DHHS. PASSED 57-52|
|6||2/4/2021||HB 4048||Yes||This only goes into effect if the Governor signs HB 4049 (see below). PASSED 58-51|
|5||2/4/2021||HB 4047||Yes||There’s no reason why a business should have to pay property taxes on a business that has been shutdown by the Governor. Also, they sohuldn’t be forced to subsidize the UIA fund because the governor allowed rampant fraud in unemployment. PASSED 59-49|
|4||2/4/2021||HB 4019||Yes||It is important that the state improve transparency and efficiency in light of recent vaccine rollout issues. PASSED 58-50|
|3||1/13/2021||HR 3||Yes||Clerk Gary Randall has served as the clerk for over 18 years and has done an excellent job at it. PASSED 106-0|
|2||1/13/2021||HR 2||Yes||I entered the House of Representatives in 2016 with Rep. Hornberger and she has had a consistent conservative record. She is someone who displays integrity and I am honored to support her as Speaker Pro Tempore. PASSED 106-0|
|1||1/13/2021||Election of Speaker||Yes||Representative Wentworth has been a strong conservative since entering the House of Representatives and I am excited to see what he does as Speaker over the next couple of years. PASSED 106-0|
Rep. Johnson, the Chair of the House Oversight Committee, talks about Thursday’s Committee meeting, where Representatives heard direct testimony from people involved with Michigan’s restaurant industry and the impact of state-mandated closures.
State Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland), who chairs the House Oversight Committee, today issued the following statement calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to immediately readdress her administration’s ongoing 25-percent capacity limit for indoor dining.
Today, State Rep. Steve Johnson introduced a resolution calling on the National Park Service to establish a moose tag lottery hunt on Isle Royale, in order to help control the island’s increasing moose population.