Rep. Beson talks about House passage Tuesday of HB 4838, which prohibits connection of the electronic voting systems and electronic poll books to the internet on election day. Rep. Beson says it is good to have what has been a policy formally put into state law.
State Rep. Timmy Beson, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today announced the new state budget will fund two important efforts he has championed for Bay County veterans and fallen Michigan law enforcement officers.
State Rep. Timmy Beson, of Bangor Township, stands with Bay County Sheriff’s Deputy Dustin Box on Sept. 9, 2021, at the state Capitol. Beson hosted Box at the annual Michigan House of Representatives memorial of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
State Rep. Timmy Beson and the Michigan Legislature today approved an investment into the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund (UITF) as part of the state budget after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer rejected an earlier bipartisan effort spearheaded by Beson, a member of the House Appropriations Committee.
Rep. Beson says the pandemic unemployment benefit, which continues through September, has an unintended consequence of dividing people and argues government should incentivize individuals who have been working.