State Rep. Mark Tisdel of Rochester Hills, at right, is joined by the family of the late Donald Eugene Bishop at the state Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 7. Bishop, also of Rochester Hills, served as a state representative between 1967 and 1970 and as a state senator from 1971 to 1982. Bishop passed away on May 28 at the age of 88.
After General Motors Co. announced its plans for a $7 billion investment in four facilities in Michigan to support an estimated 5,000 jobs, state Rep. Mark Tisdel today said the announcement shows a bipartisan economic development plan he supported is already yielding results.
Rep. Tisdel says continuing to develop Michigan manufacturing is a key goal for House lawmakers in 2022, remarking that good-paying careers keep people in the state. Rep. Tisdel sponsored legislation that was recently signed into law that exempts Michigan manufacturers from filing annual, repetitive paperwork with their local governments.
Rep. Tisdel, the Vice Chair of the House Tax Policy Committee, looks ahead to Wednesday’s State of the State Address, saying there needs to be a better balance between Michigan’s quality of life and job retention and attraction, especially with primary care physicians.