State Rep. Sarah Lightner, Republican vice chair of the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement after estimates from the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference indicate revenue is up another $1.2 billion – a development that will trigger a rollback of the state income tax rate for the 2023 tax year:
“Practical policies put in place by legislative Republicans – and the economic growth our state has experienced as a result – are going to result in an income tax decrease for every single Michigan taxpayer.
“Despite repeated vetoes from the governor, prudent Republicans had the forethought to put in a trigger that rolls the income tax back if state revenues increase dramatically. Short of changing the law, there’s nothing that can be done to stop it – Michiganders will get the tax relief they’ve been waiting far too long to receive.”
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, R-Springport, the ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement today following the Whitmer administration’s budget presentation: “Today’s message from the governor echoes a familiar tune: demanding more from taxpayers’ pockets to fuel a lavish spending spree, while neglecting the chorus of people calling for relief. “The cost […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner will host a tele-town hall meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 10, to provide a legislative update and answer questions from residents. Lightner will discuss legislation that has become state law over the last year, including changes to firearms laws and a measure that strips away local control over the construction of wind […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, the ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after today’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference: “The latest revenue estimates clearly show that there’s absolutely no reason to impose higher taxes on the people of Michigan. Even without the governor’s tax increase, there’s enough revenue coming into the state […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner is calling upon the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) to rethink a permitting change it is imposing on a Fremont area business and make reasonable accommodations to allow it and other anaerobic digesters to operate in Michigan. Anaerobic digesters keep organic waste like food scraps and manure […]